Ancient Philosophy

A black and white photograph of the Acropolis, Parthenon, east side, Athens, Greece.

Acropolis, Parthenon, east side, Athens, Greece. (Image courtesy of the Library of Congress, Prints and Photographs Division [reproduction number, LC-USZ62-94169 (b&w film copy neg.)].)

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MIT Course Number

24.200

As Taught In

Fall 2004

Level

Undergraduate

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This course will acquaint the student with some of the ancient Greek contributions to the Western philosophical and scientific tradition. We will examine a broad range of central philosophical themes concerning: nature, law, justice, knowledge, virtue, happiness, and death. There will be a strong emphasis on analyses of arguments found in the texts.

Haslanger, Sally. 24.200 Ancient Philosophy, Fall 2004. (MIT OpenCourseWare: Massachusetts Institute of Technology), http://ocw.mit.edu/courses/linguistics-and-philosophy/24-200-ancient-philosophy-fall-2004 (Accessed). License: Creative Commons BY-NC-SA


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