Courses » PHIL 201: History of Philosophy from Later Middle Ages to 16th Century


This course is an introduction to some of the central philosophical problems examined in their historical development from the 1lth century to the Late Renaissance. Some of the topics examined are: the formation of Scholasticism; the problem of universals; the relationship between faith and reason as seen by St. Bonaventure, St. Thomas Aquinas, Duns Scotus, and Ockham; the spirit of the Renaissance, with a special emphasis on philosophy of nature.