Philosophical Readings-Medieval

PHIL-312

This course in an introduction to medieval philosophy. As an introduction, we will examine some of the principle philosophers and philosophical issues and movements of the medieval period. Special attention is given to Augustine, Aquinas, and William of Ockham. We will give particular attention to the continuities and discontinuities between ancient and medieval philosophy. We will also examine how late medieval philosophy provided some impetus for the Renaissance, the religious Reformation and also for the future scientific Modern age. PMI

Credits: 

3

Department: 

History and Philosophy