Greek History and Philosophy: Origins of Western Culture

Aegean and Greek archaeological, historical, literary and philosophical texts, with emphasis on ideas formative of Western culture. The development and transformations of these ideas as reflected in selected texts from the early Christian era, the Enlightenment, and the Modern Age. We concentrate on concepts of what it means to be human, and the relation of individuals to community, nature, and the divine in such authors as Homer, Sophocles, Aeschylus, Euripides, Plato, Aristotle, Augustine, Dante, Descartes, Goethe, Nietzsche, and Heidegger (Also listed as History 116 and Philosophy 116.) Meets the Critical Learning: AIM requirement. Meets the Equity and Power: EPG requirement.

Degree requirement — Critical Learning: AIM, Equity and Power: EPG

1 unit — Dobson, Riker

Offerings

Term Block Title Instructor Location Student Limit/Available Updated
Fall 2022 Block 2 Greek History and Philosophy: Marcia Dobson, John Riker TBA 32 / 12 05/17/2022
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