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PHIL 313 Medieval Philosophy

Survey of Western European thought from Augustine to the 14th century. Possible topics and authors include: Augustine; Abelard; the influence of Islam; the rediscovery of Aristotle; Aquinas; Scotus; Ockham.

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Credits: 3

Equivalents: RELG 328


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FullPHIL 313 001Web-Oriented Course1 Mon Wed Fri12:0013:00

This course offers a deep dive into the philosophy of Augustine, the fountainhead of subsequent medieval philosophy. We also survey Augustine's influence on Western monasticism, medieval scholasticism, medieval political theory, the Renaissance, the Protestant Reformation, and Early Modern Philosophy (Descartes, Pascal, and Leibniz). COVID-19 notice: Lecture recordings will be posted on Canvas, you need not watch them live.