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Chair:
Andrew Fitz-Gibbon
Old Main, Room 138
Phone: 607-753-2016
Fax: 607-753-4114
Email:
andrew.fitz-gibbon@
cortland.edu

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PHI 201 - Ancient Social Philosophy

Explores ancient social philosophy as part of the social, political and historical development of Western Civilization from its origins in Greece, emphasizing Plato and Aristotle to the Epicureans and Roman Stoics and comparing them to developments in other parts of the world. Analyzes the Greeks? understanding of the human person in society and how that has influenced our thinking today. Covers such topics as democracy, justice, friendship and the family.

(3 cr. hr.)

Frequency code B = at least once per year
Additional frequency code descriptions can be found in the Terminology Guide