|25A||Ancient Philosophy||Barnes||MTuWTh 12-2||109 Dwinelle|
How should you live your life? In the course of trying to answer that question, Socrates unearthed a number of enduring philosophical problems. In this class we will look at some of those problems in their original context, with an eye to understanding not only what the problems are, and why they arose, but also why many of them persist. Readings will be drawn from Plato, Aristotle, Epicurus, and the Stoics.