Ancient and Medieval Philosophy

Ralph McInerny, Ph.D.

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This course introduces the student to the major philosophers that have shaped the ideas of Western civilization, comparing and contrasting their thoughts, leaving the student with a map of the beginnings of philosophy up to the age of Descartes, a heritage that remains vital down to our own day.

6 1-hour Lectures

  1. Before Socrates
  2. Plato and the Forms
  3. Aristotle and After
  4. Augustine and Boethius
  5. Thomas Aquinas
  6. The End of Scholasticism


Special Offer: The Ralph McInerny Collection


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