Western philosophy owes its birth to the ancient Greeks. In their care many of the fundamental questions in ethics, epistemology, metaphysics, and the philosophy of mind were raised for the first time and developed in striking and sophisticated ways. We will try to determine which questions they asked, what their answers were, and whether we should accept their answers as correct even now. Readings will be drawn primarily from the works of Plato and Aristotle, but will also include material from several important Pre-Platonic and Post-Aristotelian thinkers.
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Knowledge of Greek or Latin is not required.
3 hrs of lecture & 1 hr of discussion per week