Ancient Philosophy

Ancient Philosophy

Introduction to Philosophy

For this is an experience which is characteristic of a philosopher, this wondering: this is where philosophy begins and nowhere else. --Plato, Theaetetus

PHIL 4321.001: Ancient Philosophy

Fall 2022
Don Berkich
F 12:00 – 2:30, BH-128


Please note that this schedule is tentative and authoritative: Changes may be made, but they would be made here. Thus this page supersedes any page with which it conflicts..

Friday, 8/26 Introduction  
Friday, 9/2 Crito  
Friday, 9/9 Meno  
Friday, 9/16 Republic, Books I & II Reading Notes I Due
Friday, 9/23 Republic, Books III & IV  
Friday, 9/30 Republic, Books V & VI  
Friday, 10/7 Republic, Books VII & VIII Reading Notes II Due
Friday, 10/14 Republic, Books IX & X  
Friday, 10/21 Republic Summation Day  
Friday, 10/28 Nicomachean Ethics Book I, II & III Reading Notes III Due
Friday, 11/4 Nicomachean Ethics Book IV & V  
Friday, 11/11 Nicomachean Ethics Book VI, VII & VIII  
Friday, 11/18 Nicomachean Ethics Books IX & X Reading Notes IV Due
Wednesday, 11/13 Final Essays Assigned  
Friday, 11/25 Thanksgiving Break  
Friday, 12/2 Nicomachean Ethics Summation Day Reading Day
Wednesday, 12/7 Final Essays Due