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PHIL 305 Great Figures in Western Philosophical Thought (CORE—Western Civilization)

Prerequisite: Completion of a course in philosophy: PHIL 200, PLWS 203, PLRL 205, PHIL 212, PHIL 221, PLRL 301, PLRL 306 or INPL 309. (Second semester—as needed/3 credits) 

An introduction to the philosophical works of a major figure or a group of closely related thinkers in the history of philosophy. This course introduces students to the philosophical texts and ideas of an important historical figure or figures and discusses the significance of these ideas to the Western philosophical tradition. Students may repeat when a study of a different figure is offered.