Philosophy 1

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Doel vak

The course aims at enabling students to identify the historical
background of the problem under discussion, to acquire knowledge of and
insight into a major problem in the history of philosophy; and to carry
out research in the field.

Inhoud vak

The present course will address the discussions of the relationship
between mind and body (cf. the so-called mind-body problem) as
articulated in the writings of Plato,
Aristotle, Plotinus, Augustine, Avicenna, and Averroes.


Seminar (on the basis of primary texts) and lectures.


The exam for the present course will include one or two assignments
(details will be communicated via Canvas) in the second and the fourth
week of the course,
and a final assignment (a paper) at the end of the
The mark of the exam will be based upon the results of the three
papers, according to the ratio : assignments 1-2 20%; final paper 80%.


A selection of primary texts (and secondary literature) as specified in
the course manual (see Canvas).


Students in the Master's program Philosophy (2 years).
Attendance is highly recommended.

Algemene informatie

Vakcode W_MA_PH1
Studiepunten 6 EC
Periode P4
Vakniveau 500
Onderwijstaal Engels
Faculteit Faculteit der Geesteswetenschappen
Vakcoördinator dr. O.L. Lizzini
Examinator dr. O.L. Lizzini
Docenten dr. O.L. Lizzini

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