Aristotle

University of Glasgow

Course Description

  • Course Name

    Aristotle

  • Host University

    University of Glasgow

  • Location

    Glasgow, Scotland

  • Area of Study

    Philosophy

  • Language Level

    Taught In English

  • Course Level Recommendations

    Upper

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    Hours & Credits

  • Scotcat Credits

    20
  • Recommended U.S. Semester Credits
    5
  • Recommended U.S. Quarter Units
    7
  • Overview

    This course gives students an understanding of certain key issues in Aristotle's Philosophy. It enables students to see the relevance of these issues in contemporary debates, and introduces students to the distinctive problems of reading ancient philosophical texts.
    The aims of the course are:To give students an understanding of certain key issues in Aristotle's Philosophy. To enable students to see the relevance of these issues in contemporary debates. To introduce students to the distinctive problems of reading ancient philosophical texts.
    On completion of the course students should be able to discuss in a critical and philosophically informed way key topics in Aristotle's philosophy such as:
    - Aristotle's account of explanation;
    - Aristotle's philosophy of biology;
    - Aristotle's contribution to the philosophy of mind.

Course Disclaimer

Courses and course hours of instruction are subject to change.

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