PHIL 288 - Ancient Greek and Roman Philosophy
Section: 001
Term: FA 2018
Subject: Philosophy (PHIL)
Department: LSA Philosophy
Credits:
4
Requirements & Distribution:
HU
Repeatability:
May not be repeated for credit.
Primary Instructor:

This course is a survey of ancient Greek & Roman philosophy, one of the foundations of the Western philosophy, exercising an influence still felt today. We will examine a selection of writings from Presocratics, Sophists, Socrates, Plato, Aristotle, Cyrenaics, Cynics, Epicureans, Stoics, and Sceptics.

PHIL 288 - Ancient Greek and Roman Philosophy
Schedule Listing
001 (LEC)
 
30431
Open
14
 
-
TuTh 2:30PM - 4:00PM
002 (DIS)
P
30432
Open
4
 
-
Th 4:00PM - 5:00PM
003 (DIS)
P
30433
Open
8
 
-
Th 5:00PM - 6:00PM
004 (DIS)
P
30434
Open
2
 
-
Th 4:00PM - 5:00PM
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Note:
PLEASE USE *ONLY* the editions/translations listed below. Thanks, VC
ISBN: 9780199539093
The first philosophers : the pre-Socratics and sophists, Author: translated with commentary by Robin Waterfield., Publisher: Oxford University Press reissued 2009
Required
ISBN: 0195179560
Writing philosophy : a student's guide to writing philosophy essays, Author: by Lewis Vaughn., Publisher: Oxford University Press 2005
Required
ISBN: 9780872205543
The Trial and Death of Socrates: Euthyphro, Apology, Crito, death scene from Phaedo, Author: Plato, translated by G. M. A. Grube, Publisher: Hackett Publishing 3RD 2001
Required
ISBN: 9780872200166
Gorgias (Zeyl Edition), Author: Plato, translated by Donald J. Zeyl, Publisher: Hackett Publishing co. 1987
Required
ISBN: 9780199589241
Diogenes the Cynic: Sayings and Anecdotes, With Other Popular Moralists (Oxford World Classics), Author: Diogenes, translated by Robin Hard, Publisher: Oxford University Press FIRST 2012
Required
ISBN: 9780872203785
Hellenistic Philosophy: Introductory Readings, Author: Brad Inwood & Lloyd Gerson (translators/ editors), Publisher: Hackett Publishing SECOND 1988
Required
ISBN: 9780915145690
The Handbook (The Encheiridion), Author: Epictetus (translated by Nicholas P. White), Publisher: Hackett Publishing 1983
Required
ISBN: 9780691020433
A new Aristotle reader, Author: Aristotle., Publisher: Princeton University Press 1989
Required
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