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PHL 622

Classical Arabic Philosophy

When Islam spread throughout a region spanning from Spain to India, Islamic culture absorbed and transformed a wide array of philosophical traditions, including Ancient Greek, Persian, and Indian thought. This course covers philosophers writing in Arabic from the 9th to the 12th c. CE, such as Al-Farabi, Avicenna, Al-Ghazali, Ibn Tufayl, Maimonides, and Averro√ęs. Topics may include logic and semantics, conceptions of the soul, causation and creation, essence and existence, or political and social thought.
Weekly Contact: Lecture:3 hrs.
GPA Weight: 1.00
Course Count: 1.00
Billing Units: 1
Liberal Studies: UL

Prerequisites

None

Antirequisites

None

Co-Requisites

None

Custom Requisites

None

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Philosophy