Faculty of Arts


CLASSICS 350

Philosophical Writing in Antiquity


Please note: this is archived course information from 2018 for CLASSICS 350.

Description

A study of some influential philosophical texts from Greco-Roman antiquity with reference to circumstances of composition and ancient reception. Writers studied may include Plato, Xenophon, Aristotle, Cicero, Lucretius, Seneca the Younger, Plutarch, Sextus Empiricus and Augustine.

Availability 2018

Not taught in 2018

Lecturer(s)

Coordinator(s) Dr Dougal Blyth

Assessment

Coursework + exam

Points

CLASSICS 350: 15.0 points

Prerequisites

15 points at Stage I in Classical Studies or ANCHIST 102 or 103, and 15 points at Stage II in Classical Studies or Ancient History, or 30 points at Stage II in Greek

Restrictions

CLASSICS 250


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