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PHIL 160 History of Philosophy: Ancient and Medieval

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Course Description

An introduction to the history of Western philosophy from pre-Socratic to Renaissance. Selections from representative philosophers and/or schools - Plato, Aristotle, philosophy of the Roman world, and Christian and early rationalist thought - are studied. Analysis and evaluation of attempts to resolve fundamental metaphysical, epistemological, and ethical questions is also included.

Units: 3
Degree Credit
Grade Option (Letter Grade or Pass/No Pass)
  • Lecture hours/semester: 48-54
  • Homework hours/semester: 96-108
Prerequisites: None
Corequisites: None
AA/AS Degree Requirements:Area C2
Transfer Credit: CSU (CSU GE Area C2), UC (IGETC Area 3B)
C-ID: PHIL 130