Western Philosophy: A History
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This course introduces the student to the subject of western philosophy, how it started and how it has progressed through to the current day. The aim is to give a sound and well-rounded understanding of philosophy methods and thinkers, in order to provide a base for future learning.
- Presocratic Philosophy; Socrates; Plato; Aristotle
- Epicurus; Stoicism; Ancient skepticism; Judaism and Christianity; Neoplatonism
- Ancient logic; Ancient epistemology; Ancient physics; Ancient metaphysics; Ancient philosophy of mind; Ancient ethics; Ancient theology
- Augustine; Boethius; Late antiquity; Medieval Muslim and Jewish philosophy; Avicenna; Anselm; Abelard; Averroes; Maimonides
- Robert Grosseteste and Albert the Great; Bonaventure, Thomas Aquinas; Siger of Brabant; Roger Bacon; Duns Scotus; William Ockham; Oxford Calculators; John Wyclif
- Renaissance Platonism; Renaissance Aristotelianism
- Medieval logic and language; Medieval epistemology; Medieval physics; Medieval metaphysics; Medieval philosophy of mind; Medieval ethics; Medieval theology
- 16th-century philosophy; Giordano Bruno; Galileo; Francis Bacon
- René Descartes; Thomas Hobbes; Cambridge Platonists; John Locke
- Blaise Pascal; Nicolas Malebranche; Baruch Spinoza; Gottfried Leibniz; George Berkeley
- David Hume; Adam Smith; Thomas Reid; Enlightenment; Jean-Jacques Rousseau; Christian Wolff; Gotthold Ephraim Lessing
- Immanuel Kant; Johann Gottlieb Fichte; Friedrich Wilhelm Joseph Schelling; Georg Wilhelm Friedrich Hegel
- Early modern epistemology; Early modern physics; Early modern metaphysics; Early modern philosophy of mind; Early modern ethics; Early modern political philosophy; Early modern theology
- Jeremy Bentham; John Stuart Mill; Arthur Schopenhauer; Søren Kierkegaard; Dialectical Materialism; Charles Darwin; John Henry Newman; Friedrich Nietzsche
- Charles Sanders Peirce; Gottlob Frege; William James; British Idealism; Bertrand Russell; Ludwig Wittgenstein; Logical positivism
- Sigmund Freud; Edmund Husserl; Martin Heidegger; Jean-Paul Sartre
- Modern logic; Modern philosophy of language; Modern epistemology; /Modern metaphysics; Modern philosophy of mind; Modern ethics; Modern aesthetics; Modern political philosophy; Modern theology