Philosophy 163

Spring 2013

Number Title Instructor Days/time Room
163 Topics in Greek Philosophy: The Presocratics Clarke MWF 12-1 220 Wheeler

This course surveys the ideas and arguments of the first Greek philosophers, known as the “Presocratics”. Topics to be covered: Presocratic theories of the nature of the physical world; paradoxes of motion, change and plurality; views about the sources and limits of human knowledge; the beginnings of moral and political philosophy in the sophists.