Ancient Western Philosophy

Florence University of the Arts and Apicius International School of Hospitality

Course Description

  • Course Name

    Ancient Western Philosophy

  • Host University

    Florence University of the Arts and Apicius International School of Hospitality

  • Location

    Florence, Italy

  • Area of Study

    Philosophy

  • Language Level

    Taught In English

  • Course Level Recommendations

    Upper

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    Hours & Credits

  • Credits

    3
  • Recommended U.S. Semester Credits
    3
  • Recommended U.S. Quarter Units
    4
  • Overview

    This is course is a survey study of the major Greek philosophers and schools from sixth to third century BC. The emphasis will be on the pre-Socratics, Socrates, Plato and Aristotle. Special attention will be given to: the influence these philosophers have had on the history of Western thought, specifically early Christian and Medieval; the interest in Neoplatonic philosophy which characterized the intellectual climate of Renaissance Italy.

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