PHIL 111 CP, History of Western Philosophy: Ancient & Medieval

*Not all courses are available next semester - check schedule for course availability

(3 sem. hrs.)

This course is a survey of the teachings of the great philosophers of the West, from the discovery of physics by the Pre-Socratics, to the culmination of medieval Scholasticism (i.e., in John of St. Thomas), with a special emphasis upon developments in the philosophy of religion.

  • Prerequisite(s): None.

  • The course meets the University Core Requirement for Philosophy, and meets the requirements for a Philosophy Major, Concentration, or Minor; English Ancillary Requirement; and Christianity and Culture: Catholic Studies Minor.

  • All CPC courses may be counted as electives for any TWU Degree.

  • CPC courses may count towards CPC certificates as listed in the Course Requirements for each Certificate.

Image:  Plato and Aristotle are the central figures in Raphael's "The School of Athens".

Image Credit:  Raphael [Public domain], from Wikimedia Commons


Video: Plato's Allegory of the Cave, Narrated by Orson Welles, 1973, Churchill Films