24.200 | Fall 2004 | Undergraduate
Ancient Philosophy

Calendar

LEC # TOPICS KEY DATES
1 Introduction

2 Socrates and the Sophists

3 Socrates and the Law

4 Socratic Method

5 Knowledge and Learning

6 Prudential Paradox

7 Immortality and the Soul

8 Introduction of the Forms

9 Why Be Moral?

10 Justice in the City First paper due 2 days later
11 Justice in the Soul

12 Theory of Forms

13 Happiness, Liberty, and Social Engineering

14 Aristotle on Plato

15 Matter and Form

16 Essence, God

17 On the Soul

18 Perception, Understanding Second paper due 2 days later
19 Happiness

20 Virtue

21 Weakness of Will

22 Friendship

23 Contemplation

24 Epicurean Atomism

25 Epicurean Morality

26 Death Third paper due 2 days later
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Fall 2004
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