PHIL 340 A: History Of Ancient Ethics

Meeting Time: 
MWF 11:30am - 12:50pm
Location: 
* *
SLN: 
18921
Instructor:
Jean Roberts
Jean Roberts

Additional Details:

This course will trace the development of ancient Greek ethics from the time of the sophists through the post-Aristotelian Stoics, concentrating on issues such as: the nature of virtue, the roles of reason and of the emotions in virtue, and the relation between virtue and happiness. There will be two short papers and two tests. At least one previous course in philosophy recommended but not required.

Catalog Description: 
Development of moral thought from Socrates through the Stoics. Particular emphasis on the ethical writings of Plato and Aristotle.
GE Requirements: 
Individuals and Societies (I&S)
Visual, Literary, and Performing Arts (VLPA)
Writing (W)
Credits: 
5.0
Status: 
Active
Last updated: 
October 23, 2020 - 3:43pm