History of Ancient Philosophy

Derek A. Leben, History of Ancient Philosophy, Fall 2015

Course Description

The aim of this course is to introduce students to some of the main achievements and leading ideas of ancient Greek philosophy up to classical times. Emphasis will be on understanding and evaluating the arguments and ideas of the Greek philosophical tradition.

Required Texts:

Readings in Ancient Greek Philosophy: From Thales to Aristotle

Syllabus: 

Martin A. Rice, History of Ancient Philosophy, Spring 2011

Course Description

The aim of this course is to introduce students to some of the main achievements and leading ideas of ancient Greek philosophy up to classical times. Emphasis will be on understanding and evaluating the arguments and ideas of the Greek philosophical tradition.

Required Texts:

-Barnes, Early Greek Philosophy.
-Grube, trans., Plato: Five Dialogues.
-Ackrill, ed., A New Aristotle Reader.
-Bloom, trans., The Republic of Plato.

Syllabus: 

Martin A. Rice, History of Ancient Philosophy, Fall 2013

Course Description

The aim of this course is to introduce students to some of the main achievements and leading ideas of ancient Greek philosophy up to classical times. Emphasis will be on understanding and evaluating the arguments and ideas of the Greek philosophical tradition.

Required Texts:

Barnes, Early Greek Philosophy.
Grube, trans., Plato: Five Dialogues.
Ackrill, ed., A New Aristotle Reader.
Bloom, trans., The Republic of Plato.
Burnyeat, ed., The Theatetus of Plato, M.J. Levett, trans.

Syllabus: 
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