Is human wisdom our grasp of the fact that we know nothing? This question is the center of a group of questions which have come to be known collectively as the Socratic Paradoxes. They concern virtue, happiness, the nature of wisdom and the best way to live. These questions are the fruit of the thought of Socrates, who is the first great philosopher of the Western tradition. In this course we will examine these questions in their original context and contemporary philosophical reflections on them.
COURSE FORMAT: Seminar
Level: UGRD Credit: 1 Gen Ed Area Dept: HA PHIL Grading Mode: Student Option
Prerequisites: NONE Links to Web Resources For This Course.
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