CLASS 4662

Course information provided by the Courses of Study 2017-2018.

Advanced discussion of topics in ancient philosophy.

When Offered Fall, spring.

Breadth Requirement (HB)
Distribution Category (KCM-AS)

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  • Topic: Buddhist Skepticism and Greek Skepticism

  •  9086CLASS 4662  SEM 101

  • This seminar will consider two ancient philosophical traditions that poses general challenges to knowledge-claims and to ordinary beliefs: the Buddhist skepticism of Nagarjuna, and the Pyrrhonist skepticism of Sextus Empiricus. No knowledge of Greek or Sanskrit is required. (Fall 2017)