Faculty of Arts


CLASSICS 250

Philosophical Writing in Antiquity


Description

A study of some influential philosophical texts from Greco-Roman antiquity with reference to circumstances of composition and ancient reception. Writers studied may include Plato, Xenophon, Aristotle, Cicero, Lucretius, Seneca, Plutarch, Sextus Empiricus and Augustine.

Availability 2012

Semester 1

Lecturer(s)

Coordinator(s) Dr Dougal Blyth

Assessment

Coursework + exam

Points

CLASSICS 250: 15.0 points

Prerequisites

15 points at Stage I in Classical Studies, or GREEK 101, or ANCHIST 102 and 15 points at Stage I in Philosophy, or 30 points at Stage I in Philosophy, or EUROPEAN 100 and ANCHIST 102

Restrictions

CLASSICS 350


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