This philosophy course explores the origins of Western philosophy – a rich tapestry of ideas that began with the most noted ancient Greek and Roman philosophers.
By examining the work of these historic figures, students will attain a strong grasp of Western philosophy’s basic spirit. In doing so, they’ll cultivate deeper thinking abilities, explore noble values, and learn to contemplate the world around them in new ways.
- A basic understanding of ancient Greek and Roman philosophers’ rich thoughts and ideas
- Concepts, ethical foundations and allegories that were developed in support of these ideas
- Cultural and geographic influences that shaped ancient philosophies