This course is an introduction to the entire field of philosophy covering the essential features of various schools of philosophical thinking and their main proponents, from the early Greeks, the beginnings of Christianity, the Middle Ages, the Renaissance, the Enlightenment and Romanticism to the 19th and 20th centuries. A number of questions will be examined from their historical roots including: What is the soul? How is the mind and body connected? What is reality and how can we comprehend it? What is being? Does language provide us with the tools to know everything? What is the perfect political system? Is there a God? How should we live? How should we think?
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