Postgraduate Course: Ancient Philosophy Seminar I (PHIL11106)
|School||School of Philosophy, Psychology and Language Sciences
||College||College of Humanities and Social Science
|Credit level (Normal year taken)||SCQF Level 11 (Postgraduate)
||Availability||Not available to visiting students
|Summary||This course aims to introduce students to some key themes in ancient philosophy as discussed by the major thinkers and schools of ancient philosophy. Typical themes are likely to include the theories of reality, cognition, virtue, and cosmology, whilst the philosophical movements to be covered are likely to include the Presocratics, Plato, Aristotle and the Hellenistic philosophers.
Formative feedback available;
- opportunity to submit a formative essay
- course organiser will review drafts up to 10 days before summative assessment deadline.
Entry Requirements (not applicable to Visiting Students)
||Other requirements|| None
Course Delivery Information
|Not being delivered|
| The course aims to both develop students' philosophical skills and their understanding of key developments in ancient philosophy. The teaching is seminar based, and each week students will have to prepare by reading set work.
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|Course organiser||Dr Inna Kupreeva
Tel: (0131 6)50 3653
|Course secretary||Miss Lynsey Buchanan
Tel: (0131 6)51 5002