Maureen Eckert

Associate Professor

Philosophy

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An introduction to philosophy as the persistent and methodical attempt to think clearly about universal problems of human life, such as ways of knowing and studies in value.

An introduction to philosophy as the persistent and methodical attempt to think clearly about universal problems of human life, such as ways of knowing and studies in value.

An introduction to philosophy as the persistent and methodical attempt to think clearly about universal problems of human life, such as ways of knowing and studies in value.

An introduction to philosophy as the persistent and methodical attempt to think clearly about universal problems of human life, such as ways of knowing and studies in value.

A study of philosophy from its origin with the pre-Socratics to the middle ages. The major portion of the course will be devoted to the philosophies of Plato and Aristotle.

A study of philosophy from its origin with the pre-Socratics to the middle ages. The major portion of the course will be devoted to the philosophies of Plato and Aristotle.

Examination of Plato's dialogues, exploring important ethical, epistemological, metaphysical and social views articulated within them, such as the unity of the virtues, weakness of the will, the theory of the Forms, the theory of recollection, the just individual and the just state, platonic love, to name a few. Important dialogues will be covered and critically examined. Questions concerning the dramatic and literary qualities of Plato's philosophical work may also be addressed.

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