2 hrs per week for 1st Quarter & 1 hr per week for 2nd Quarter
(Open to lay students)
This course studies the origin and development of Western philosophical thought by seeing the evolution of ideas which began in the Greek classical era.
A study of the development of Greek thought from the pre-philosophical age to Plotinus (270 A.D), according to the following divisions: the period of Naturalism, the Metaphysical period of Naturalism, the Metaphysical period, the Ethical period, and the Religious period.
A class presentation and an oral examination.
COPLESTON, Frederick A History of Philosophy. Vols. I London: Image Books, 1962.
JONES, W.T. A History of Western Philosophy: Vol. I. New York: Harcourt Brace Jovanovich, 1952.
SAHAKIAN, William H, History of Philosophy, Boston, Burns & Nobles, 1968.
TARNAS, Richard. The Passion of the Western Mind: Understanding the Ideas That Have Shaped Our World View, New York, Ballantine Books, New York, 1991.
WALSH, M. J., A History of Philosophy, London, Geoffrey Chapman, 1985.
VARZA, Ignatius History of Ancient philosophy, Manila, Sinag-Tala, 1994.
2 hrs per week for 1st Quarter & 1 hr per week for 2nd Quarter (Open to lay students)
Fr Stephen Lim
Jalan Cengai, Tanjung Tokong
11200 Tanjung Bungah
Pulau Pinang, Malaysia
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