Philosophy Before Socrates

3 credits

AMS 3050

Ancient Mediterranean Studies
College of Arts and Science

A study of the origin of philosophical thinking in the Ancient Greek world. Topics to be explored include the nature of reality and our knowledge of it, the structure and constituents of the cosmos, human excellence and its relation to morality, political power, and happiness. Prerequisites: Classical Humanities [CL_HUM] 1060 or any CL_HUM 2000 level course or instructor’s consent.

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