Ancient Western Philosophy
Florence University of the Arts and Apicius International School of Hospitality
Area of Study
Taught In English
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Recommended U.S. Semester Credits3
Recommended U.S. Quarter Units4
Hours & Credits
OverviewThis is course is a survey study of the major Greek philosophers and schools from sixth to third century BC. The emphasis will be on the pre-Socratics, Socrates, Plato and Aristotle. Special attention will be given to: the influence these philosophers have had on the history of Western thought, specifically early Christian and Medieval; the interest in Neoplatonic philosophy which characterized the intellectual climate of Renaissance Italy.
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