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PHIL 160 History of Western Philosophy: Ancient and Medieval

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Course Description

This course covers the history of Western philosophy from the ancient Greeks to Medieval period, with emphasis on the Pre-Socratics, Plato, Aristotle, Epicureans, Stoics, Skeptics, and philosophers of Medieval Judaism, Christianity, and Islam. Topics include philosophy and religion, myth, metaphysics, science, human nature, and society.

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 9C1
Transfer Credit: CSU (CSU GE Area C2), UC (IGETC Area 3B)