Course: Intro to Western Philosophy (PH-220-1) 

What does it mean to look at the world philosophically? In this course, we will examine the nature of philosophical inquiry and the major philosophical questions that have animated much of Western philosophy, such as: What does it mean to be a human being? What is love? Is it better to question or to follow tradition? In the West, it was the ancient Greeks who first struggled to engage such questions. The course will focus on their struggle, examining the works of the Pre-Socratics, Socrates, Plato, Aristotle, and others. General Education choice for Part B. Generally offered in alternate years. 3 credits

Faculty:Credit: Day/Time:Pre-Regs:
Lawrence3LEC
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T 5:30 PM 7:50 PM
TH 5:30 PM 7:50 PM

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