PHIL3301Early Greek Philosophy (A)3 ch (3C)

The period of philosophy beginning with Thales and culminating with Plato. Stresses the development of certain key themes and problems in this period and their influence on later philosophical thought. Half the course is devoted to examining philosophical thought prior to Plato; the other half focuses on Plato's thought.

 Prerequisite: A course in Philosophy or permission of the instructor. Open to 2nd year students and above.