Western Thought: Impact and Transformation of Greek Philosophy
Not available in 2013
Previously offered in 2010
This course gives a basic historical overview from the ancient Greek Philosophy to the middle age philosophical Theology. It covers the period from 500 BC (Socrates) to 1200 AC (Abelard).
|Objectives||Upon completion of this course, students will be expected to:
1. Demonstrate an understanding of foundational aspects of Greek Philosophy commencing with Socrates, the hero of Western Thoughts.
2. Articulate the values of philosophical concepts and terminologies for Theology.
3. Demonstrate important philosophical and theological skills for further theological studies.
|Content||Themes will include: definition of philosophy; Greek Philosophy of deity and creation (e.g. Socrates, Aristotles, Plato; Western Philosophy of happiness and human destiny (e.g. Seneca, Epicure, Stoics); Platonism in the West; illustrative examples of heritage and transformation of Hellenistic thoughts: Marius Victorinus - Augustine - Boethius - Anselm of Canterbury - Abelard.|
|Replacing Course(s)||Not Applicable.|
|Modes of Delivery||Distance Learning : Paper Based|
|Teaching Methods||Self Directed Learning|
|Contact Hours||Self Directed Learning: for 130 hour(s) per Term for Full Term|