The Philosophy Page

Class Notes

UNIT 1: The Genesis of Philosophy - Mythology vs. Reason

The World Before Philosophy:

The Archaic Period and the Beginning of Philosophy:

UNIT 2: Reason vs. Emotion

The Ascendancy of Athens:

The Socratic Tradition:

The Platonic Tradition:

UNIT 3: The Rational Universe - Aristotle

The Man and his Mission

Logic: The Organon - On the Method of Philosophy

Science: On Theoretical Knowledge

UNIT 4: The Conquest of Reason

Hellenism and the Greco-Roman World

Philosophy in the Hellenistic Period

Unit Worksheet Downloads

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Videos of Artistic Development in the Ancient Greek World:


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