24.01 Classics of Western Philosophy


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Introduction to Western philosophical tradition through the study of selected major thinkers such as Plato, Aristotle, Lucretius, Descartes, Hobbes, Leibniz, Locke, Berkeley, Hume, Kant, Nietzsche and Marx. Emphasis on changes of intellectual outlook over time, and the complex interplay of scientific, religious and political concerns that influence the development of philosophical ideas.

This class has no prerequisites.

24.01 will be offered this semester (Fall 2017). It is instructed by S. Haslanger.

Lecture occurs 10:00 AM to 11:00 AM on Mondays and Wednesdays in 32-124.

This class counts for a total of 12 credits. This class counts as a HASS H. This class counts as a CI-H.

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