Introduction to Ancient Philosophy
Units: 1.5, Hours: 3.0 or 2-1
Central thinkers, topics and concepts in ancient Greek and Roman philosophy. Topics and figures may include: the teachings of the pre-Socratics (Parmenides, Heraclitus, and others), Plato and Aristotle; doctrines of the Hellenistic period such as Stoicism, Epicureanism and Skepticism; Neo-Platonic schools of thought; the ways these ancient philosophers and theories have continued to influence philosophy through medieval, modern and contemporary periods.
Undergraduate course in Philosophy offered by the Department of Philosophy in the Faculty of Humanities.