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January        10        Introduction, Presocratics Overview
January        12        Overview Continued, Logic

January        17        Logic: Claims and Connectives
January        19        Logic: Features of Arguments

January        24        Logic: Extracting Arguments
January        26        *** NO CLASS ***

January        31        Thales
February      2          Thales

February      7          Anaximander
February      9          *** NO CLASS ***

February      14        Anaximander, Anaximenes
February      16        ---MIDTERM EXAM---

February      21        Pythagoras
February      23        Pythagoras

February      28        Heraclitus - Intro
March           2          Heraclitus - Problem of Change

March           7          Heraclitus - Contemporary Responses
March           9          Heraclitus - Contemporary Responses

March           21        Parmenides
March           23        Parmenides

March           28        Parmenides/Zeno Background
March           30        ---MIDTERM EXAM---

April              4          Zeno - Ontology
April              6          Zeno - Motion

April              11        Plato’s Meno  (also read the Introduction, pp. 89-96)
April              13        Plato’s Meno

April              18        Plato’s Republic I, VI, VII 
April              20        Plato’s Republic I, VI, VII 

April              25        Aristotle’s Metaphysics I:  6, 9, XII: 6-7, 9  
April              27        Aristotle’s Nicomachean Ethics I, II

May               9          ---FINAL EXAM--- 2-4pm  (in our regular classroom)

 

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