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Ancient Greek Philosophers

Ancient Greek Philosophers

Are values relative or absolute? What is truth? The ancient Greek philosophers were among the first to ask fundamental questions about human existence, and this course provides an overview of key figures such as Socrates, Plato, and Aristotle and examines their role in shaping history and society. The course will also apply philosophical lenses to analyze some of life’s "big questions" with new depth and perspective. Full Description

  • Accepted for Credit Transfer by Lane College
  • 3 semester credits at Lane College
  • Lane College Equivalency: Elective (Approval from Division Chair is necessary for credit transfer)

Category: Elective (Approval from Division Chair is necessary for credit transfer)

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Ancient Greek Philosophers

Course Description
Are values relative or absolute? What is truth? The ancient Greek philosophers were among the first to ask fundamental questions about human existence, and Sophia's Ancient Greek Philosophers course provides an overview of key figure such as Socrates, Plato, and Aristotle, and examines their role in shaping history and society. The course will also apply philosophical lenses to analyze some of life's "big questions" with new depth and perspective.

Assessments & Grading
This is a pass/fail course. You must complete 4 Challenge assessments (these are like quizzes) and 1 Milestone assessment (this is like a test) with an overall score of 70% or better.

Learning Outcomes
At the end of the course, you'll be able to:

  • Recognize the value of the study of philosophy and its application to everyday life
  • Identify the nature and significance of the major branches of philosophical inquiry
  • Understand the general philosophical positions and arguments of key ancient Greek philosophers
  • Understand the impact that ancient philosophical theories have had on history and society
  • Apply good philosophical logic, reasoning, and critical thinking skills
  • Compare and contrast various philosophical approaches to essential philosophical questions
  • Apply philosophical approaches to real world situations

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This course provides you access to Sophia's Many Ways™ learning model. This model provides you with various instructional styles for each learning objective. With this unique model, you can find a method that appeals to your individual learning preference.

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by James C. on October 19, 2020
Some READING in this!
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by tyatris b. on October 19, 2020
Love Sophia courses! Being able to work at my own pace is refreshing!
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by Hillary D. on October 18, 2020
Quick, but complicated course.
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by SHAMEKA T. on October 18, 2020
ANOTHER GREAT COURSE COMPLETED!!!!
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by Verenice R. on October 18, 2020
Finished this course in a couple of hours. Lots of reading.
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by Tesa S. on October 18, 2020
I learned a lot in this short course.
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by Kristie H. on October 17, 2020
informative and challenging
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by Yamira D. on October 17, 2020
Super insightful.

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