Units of study

PHIL2649 - The Classical Mind

Semester 2, 2014  |  Credit Points: 6

Coordinator: Anthony Adrian Hooper
Email: anthony.hooper@sydney.edu.au

Description

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.

Assessments

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

Classes

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

Prerequisites

(12 Junior credit points in Philosophy) or (6 junior credit points of Philosophy and ANHS1600)

Prohibitions

PHIL3639
PHIL2613

 Tuesday

  10am 11am 12pm 1pm 2pm 3pm 4pm 5pm

PHIL2649

       

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