Plato, Socrates, and the Birth of Western Philosophy | 西方哲学精神探源

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Plato, Socrates, and the Birth of Western Philosophy | 西方哲学精神探源

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Plato, Socrates, and the Birth of Western Philosophy | 西方哲学精神探源
The course Plato, Socrates, and the Birth of Western Philosophy | 西方哲学精神探源 is an online class provided by Tsinghua University through edX. The skill level of the course is Introductory. It may be possible to receive a verified certification or use the course to prepare for a degree.
Explore the works of Plato, Aristotle, Heraclitus and other originators of Western philosophy in an immersive study of ancient Greek and Roman philosophers. 本课程通过讲述古希腊罗马哲学家丰富的思想和观点,探讨西方哲学精神的起源,揭示西方民族的精神取向,阐明西方民族思维方式的特征。
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This philosophy course explores the origins of Western philosophy – a rich tapestry of ideas that began with the most noted ancient Greek and Roman philosophers. By examining the work of these historic figures, students will attain a strong grasp of Western philosophy’s basic spirit. In doing so, they’ll cultivate deeper thinking abilities, explore noble values, and learn to contemplate the world around them in new ways. 本课程面向各专业本科生,通过课堂讲授与课外阅读讨论的方法,把握古希腊罗马哲学家丰富的思想,探讨哲学精神的起源,揭示古希腊民族的精神取向,阐明古希腊民族思维方式的特征,帮助学生把握哲学的基本精神,养成理论思维的能力,培养高尚的情操,提高人文素质。

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Plato, Socrates, and the Birth of Western Philosophy | 西方哲学精神探源

Course Topic

Art and Culture, Humanities, Philosophy and Ethics

University, College, Institution

Tsinghua University

Course Skill Level

Introductory

Course Language

English

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Online, self-paced (see curriculum for more information)

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Certificate

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Plato, Socrates, and the Birth of Western Philosophy | 西方哲学精神探源

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