A study of philosophical problems that arose in the historical and intellectual context of Late Antiquity and the Middle Ages. The course will include topics in metaphysics, philosophy of religion, ethics, and mysticism. It will emphasize the ancient origins of Medieval thought, and clarify the intellectual roots of Christianity by discussion of the key notions, ideas and figures that crucially contributed to shaping Western culture. (Offered every other year). Prerequisite: Any 3 or 4 credit course in Philosophy or consent of instructor.
4 credits
Upper Division
The Capacities | Global Awareness
The Interdisciplinary Clusters | The Medieval and Renaissance World