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PHIL 313 001 (Web-Oriented Course)

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.

This course is eligible for Credit/D/Fail grading. To determine whether you can take this course for Credit/D/Fail grading, visit the Credit/D/Fail website. You must register in the course before you can select the Credit/D/Fail grading option.

Credits: 3

Location: Vancouver

Term 1 (Sep 08, 2020 to Dec 03, 2020)

Cr/D/F Grading Change Dates

Last day to change between Credit/D/Fail and percentage grading (grading options cannot be changed after this date): September 21, 2020


Withdrawal Dates
Last day to withdraw without a W standing : September 21, 2020
Last day to withdraw with a W standing
(course cannot be dropped after this date) :
October 30, 2020

TermDay Start TimeEnd TimeBuildingRoom
1 Mon Wed Fri12:0013:00
Instructor: KRAAL, ANDERS
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-  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.

Book Summary :
Title Reqd/Opt/Rel Author ISB
Confessions (Trans Chadwick) Required AUGUSTINE ( OXFORD ) 9780199537822
Vitalsource Etext Rental : Confessions Optional AUGUSTINE / VITALSOURCE / 9780191500978