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PHIL 4407 Medieval Philosophy (Spring: 3 )


Course Description

Far from being monolithic and repetitive, the Middle Ages were a creative period during which multiple solutions were proposed to make sense of the world and of human life. The legacy of Antiquity, the philosophic and scientific knowledge of the time, and religious views were combined in original syntheses. The aim of the course is to provide a precise picture of this diversity, through a study of the main problems that a wide range of authors (Christian thinkers from St. Augustine to Ockham, but also Islamic and Jewish philosophers) faced. Syllabus on https://www2.bc.edu/jeanluc-solere/pl407.html


Instructor(s): Jean-Luc Solere

Prerequisites: Ancient Philosophy

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Last Updated: 05-Mar-15