Seminar medieval philosophical authors
|Course code module||FLWFA06400|
|Study load (hours)||112|
|Language of instruction:||Dutch|
|Semester exam information:||exam in the 1st semester|
|Contract restriction information:|
Insights and knowledge corresponding with the level of the bachelorprogram, year 2.
2. Objectives (expected learning outcomes)
The aim is to get the students in direct contact with some important or significant parts of medieval philosophy. Furthermore, the classes should allow them to both track down influences from Antiquity and to better comprehend contemporary philosophy.
3. Course content
Following an introduction dealing with the context of philosophy in the middle ages, representative texts of medieval authors including Anselm of Canterbury, Thomas Aquinas, Duns Scotus,.. are read. In the lectures special attention is paid to metaphysical and ethical aspects. Student who aspire to repeat treated subjects in a more systematic way are invited to do so.
4. Teaching method
Direct contact: LecturesSeminars (possible question and answer sessions)
Personal work: Assignments - individual
5. Assessment method
Exam: Oral, with written preparationOpen questions
Written assignment: With oral presentation
6. Compulsory reading – study material
A syllabus is offered at the Philosophy library.
7. Recommended reading - study material
Study material is offered during the lectures.
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