Early Greek Thought
Units: 1.5, Hours: 3-0
An examination of early Greek thought as embodied in Hesiod and Presocratics such as Parmenides, Heraclitus, Anaxagoras, and Democritus. These figures may be considered in the context of historical and literary writings of their society (e.g., works by Aeschylus, Herodotus, Thucydides). Issues may include: distinctions among myth, science and philosophy; notions of law, morality, and causality; the influence of early Greek thought on later thinkers.
Notes: - Credit will be granted for only one of 381, 379, GRS 379, CLAS 379.
- May not be counted towards upper-level requirements in Honours or Major programs in Philosophy.
Also: GRS 379
Formerly: PHIL 379 (CLAS 379)
Prerequisites: Third- or fourth-year standing or permission of the department.
Undergraduate course in Philosophy offered by the Department of Philosophy in the Faculty of Humanities.