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Socratic Paradoxes Old and New
COL 343
Spring 2008 not offered
Crosslisting: PHIL 340

Is human wisdom our grasp of the fact that we know nothing? This question is the center of a group of questions that have come to be known collectively as the Socratic Paradoxes. They concern virtue, happiness, the nature of wisdom, and the best way to live. These questions are the fruit of the thought of Socrates, who is the first great philosopher of the Western tradition. In this course we will examine these questions in their original context and contemporary philosophical reflections on them.

Essential Capabilities: None
Credit: 1 Gen Ed Area Dept: HA PHIL
Course Format: SeminarGrading Mode: Student Option
Level: UGRD Prerequisites: None
Fulfills a Major Requirement for: None

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