Feb 28, 2020  
2019-2020 College of Liberal Arts 
    
2019-2020 College of Liberal Arts
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HIST 336 - Foundations of the European Intellectual Tradition

4 credits
A survey of Western thought from the earliest Greek thinkers through the Renaissance, with emphasis upon the rise of a spirit of free inquiry, the growth of humanism and secularism, and debates between science and religion; tradition and innovation. Considered in their social contexts are the Presocratics, the sophists, Plato and Aristotle, Hellenistic schools, Lucretius and Cicero, early Christians, and representatives of medieval scholasticism and Renaissance humanism. For continuation, see HIST 337 . Same as: CLAS 336 . Offered spring semester in odd-numbered years. CLA-Breadth/Humanities



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