Spring 2011 Schedule of Courses

PHILOSOPHY 422/522: ARISTOTLE

MONDAY, WEDNESDAY
SECTION 1, 2:00 - 3:15 P.M.

PROFESSOR ALICIA FINCH

REQUIRED TEXTS
Lear, Jonathan. Aristotle: The Desire to Understand
Ackrill, J. L. A New Aristotle Reader

COURSE CONTENT
This course offers an overview of Aristotle’s philosophy. Jonathan Lear’s Aristotle: The Desire to Understand will provide the framework for our investigation of Aristotle’s Categories, Physics, De Anima (On the Soul), Metaphysics, and Nicomachean Ethics.

COURSE FORMAT
422: 3 take home exams
522: 2 take home exams and a final paper (3000-3500 words)