Philosophy 187-2

Spring 2008

Number Title Instructor Days/time Room
187-2 Special Topics in the History of Philosophy: Aristotle’s ‘De Anima’ Anagnostopoulos M 4-7 202 Wheeler Hall

Aristotle’s ‘De Anima’_ (On the Soul) is an attempt to provide a general account of the soul and psychological faculties and phenomena within the framework, as much as possible, of his program of natural science. This course will be devoted to a close reading of Aristotle?s De Anima both within its historical context and in light of contemporary debates concerning the work, especially its significance for post-Cartesian philosophy of psychology.

In addition to the usual requirements, participation and presentation of short writing assignments will be required. Philosophy 25A is a prerequisite.

This course requires a Class Entry Code for admission. Please contact the instructor ( for details.