Philosophy 161

Fall 2014

Number Title Instructor Days/time Room
161 Aristotle Corcilius TuTh 2-3:30 20 Wheeler

This course is an intermediate-level introduction to Aristotle. Topics include: logic and knowledge; the philosophy of change; the soul; being and substance; the notions of actuality and potentiality; the argument for a ‘prime mover’; virtue, pleasure, and friendship; the ideal political system.

Required text: A New Aristotle Reader, ed. J. L. Ackrill, 1987.

Recommended text: The Complete Works of Aristotle, ed. J. Barnes 2 vol. 1984 (or later).

Previously taught: SP14, SU13A, SP13, SU12A, SP10, SP08, FL05, SP04.