|Certificates: Social, Cultural and Critical Theory, The Study of Education|
This is the first of a two-semester survey in European intellectual history. The fall semester will examine some of the major texts in Western thought from ancient Greece to the Renaissance. Emphasis will be placed on close analysis of the texts.
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|Course Format: Lecture / Discussion||Grading Mode: Graded|
||Fulfills a Major Requirement for: (CSCT)(EDST-MN)(HIST-MN)(HIST)(MDST-MN)(MDST)(MDST-Art/Arch)(MDST-History)(MDST-Lang/Lit)(MDST-Phil/Reli)(SISP-Hist Conc)
||Past Enrollment Probability: Not Available
|Major Readings: Wesleyan RJ Julia Bookstore
Plato, THE REPUBLIC, MENO
Aristotle, THE POLITICS
Epictetus, THE HANDBOOK OF EPICTETUS
Marcus Aurelius, THE MEDITATIONS
Augustine, THE CONFESSIONS and THE CITY OF GOD
Dante, DIVINE COMEDY
Abelard, YES AND NO
Pico della Mirandola, THE DIGNITY OF MAN
Machiavelli, THE PRINCE and THE DISCOURSES
|Examination and Assignments: |
Three papers; The final paper in the form of a take-home exam.
|Additional Requirements and/or Comments: |
All students not in COL must take this class for a letter grade.
|Instructor(s): Holmes,Oliver W. Times: ..T.R.. 02:40PM-04:00PM; Location: PAC422; |
|Total Enrollment Limit: 19||SR major: 2||JR major: 2|| || |
|Seats Available: 5||GRAD: X||SR non-major: 3||JR non-major: 3||SO: 5||FR: 4|