PHIL 351. Ancient Western Philosophy. 3 Hours.
An exploration of ancient Western philosophical thought. Topics include the nature, purpose, and best life of persons; justice; the nature and order of the physical world; and the nature of truth. Emphasis is on discussion of primary texts drawn from pre-Socratic fragments and from the works of Plato, Aristotle, and select Hellenistic and Roman philosophers.
The Department of Philosophy offers both a major and minor. Any course in Philosophy may be used to satisfy the general education requirement. In addition, it participates in a number of interdisciplinary majors, minors, and programs in coordination with other departments.