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List of 2017 units of study

PHIL2649 - The Classical Mind

Semester 2, 2013  |  Credit Points: 6

Coordinator: Assoc Prof Rick Benitez


An introduction to the philosophical outlook, conceptions, and arguments of Classical Greek philosophy. This unit will survey the rich period of Greek thinking from 600 BCE to the beginning of the Common Era, examining the Presocratics, Socrates, Plato, Aristotle and Hellenistic philosophers. This unit will demonstrate the incredible originality of Greek philosophy, and reveal both its legacy in and differences from philosophy today.


tutorial participation (10%), 1x in-class test (15%), 1x1500wd essay (25%), 1x2hr exam (50%)


1x2-hr lecture/week, 1x1-hr tutorial/week


12 Junior credit points in Philosophy or ANHS1600


PHIL2613, PHIL3639


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