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Academic Year 2005/2006
Studies in Medieval Philosophy
PHIL 306 SP
This seminar is devoted to a close reading of texts by philosophers of the early and high Middle Ages. Portions of Dante's DIVINE COMEDY will be read concurrently with selections from Thomas's SUMMA as an example of the
poetic use of philosophical ideas. Attention will be paid to the cultural contexts of our readings.
Readings change from year to year.
EXAMINATIONS AND ASSIGNMENTS
Two short papers (3-5 pp.) will fall due during the term, plus one longer paper (7-12 pp.) which will fall due at the beginning of exam week.
ADDITIONAL REQUIREMENTS and/or COMMENTS
Permission to join this seminar will automatically be granted to students who have had an introductory philosophy course OR a course in the history of Christian thought (e.g. RELI217) OR a course in medieval history.
Others must receive specific
permission from the instructor. All students other than COL majors must register for A-F grading mode.
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