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What is philosophy? How does it differ from science, religion, and other modes of human discourse? This course traces the origins of philosophy in the Western tradition in the thinkers of Ancient Greece. We begin with the Presocratic natural philosophers who were active in Ionia in the 6th century BCE and are also credited with being the first scientists. Thales, Anaximander, and Anaximines made bold proposals about the ultimate constituents of reality, while Heraclitus insisted that there is an underlying order to the changing world. Parmenides of Elea formulated a powerful objection to all these proposals, while later Greek theorists (such as Anaxagoras and the atomist Democritus) attempted to answer that objection. In fifth-century Athens, Socrates insisted on the importance of the fundamental ethical question—“How shall I live?”—and his pupil, Plato, and Plato’s pupil, Aristotle, developed elaborate philosophical systems to explain the nature of reality, knowledge, and human happiness. After the death of Aristotle, in the Hellenistic period, Epicureans and Stoics developed and transformed that earlier tradition. We will study the major doctrines of all these thinkers. Part I will cover Plato and his predecessors. Part II will cover Aristotle and his successors....

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LG
2019年4月25日

Excellent course, Pr. Sauvé-Meyer keeps the material very engaging, and makes it very clear and easily accessible. Knowing how difficult the original texts are sometimes, this is very valuable.

AT
2021年1月10日

This is an excellent course. The lecturer presents the material very clearly, carefully bringing out what is at stake in the views and arguments of the Greek thinkers and schools she considers.

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by Sidney C

2018年12月6日

I enjoyed the course and treatment by the Professor. I learned a lot about this important period in philosophy. Thank you.

by Jaafar A

2020年7月31日

very good course, but requires more multiple choice and fill in the black exercises to be perfect.

thanks Dr. Susan Meyer.

by Francisco L

2019年7月4日

Very complete, to be perfect, from my point of view, the course would need less material to read and a point of dynamism.

by David M

2016年6月20日

Interesting overview. Would have appreciated more time on Hellenistic Philosophy

by Santosh K

2016年9月22日

Beside the annoying loud music in the intro of each video it is Insightful.

by kousay a

2020年3月15日

Greek Philosophers were masters of thought and logic. An excellent course!

by bouali m

2016年12月5日

This was a very enjoyable experience, thank you all for the opportunity.

by Mick H

2016年9月15日

Another fine MOOC by the prof. I really like her dry delivery style.

by Zeyu C

2017年1月14日

Though not too inclusive, it's a great course for introduction.

by Clotilde D

2019年2月2日

Great course, interesting topics and explanations, thanks !

by Sindhura

2016年8月20日

A good starting point to ancient philosophy .

by Joy S

2018年6月17日

pretty good info. Aristotle was weird

by Julio C N P

2016年10月15日

like it most the epicurean philosophy

by Sherry P

2020年9月24日

Loved it. Very informative

by Jp C

2016年11月6日

Definitely interesting.

by gregorio e

2016年4月7日

Excellent!

by N.C.

2017年8月30日

This is an okay course. The information was good, but it was delivered in a very slow manner. Overall, I think this course could be half the time it is currently listed at.

by Ionko N

2016年7月5日

I don't need the teacher to read Aristotle for me. Reading is not Teaching.