Course Overview

Aristotle believed the philosophical life as one of inquiry and reflection. In this course we will be reading some great philosophers through history and getting oriented to some perennial philosophical problems. Think of the course as a thoughtfully guided tour. You will be glad to have become acquainted with the figures we will be studying and the problems that concerned them. All of the readings are in the best student editions with very useful introductions and explanatory notes. Readings: Plato, Last Days of Socrates (Christopher Rowe trans) Penguin Books. Peter Kail, Simply Nietzsche, Simply Charly Publications. Nietzsche, Beyond Good and Evil (Walter Kaufmann trans) Vintage Books

The Details

  • July 6 - July 17

  • 10 AM - 12 PM EDT; M-F

  • 20 hours of Live Instruction

  • Max. 12 students per class

  • Instructor Office Hours Available

  • Certificate

What They're Saying

by Melissa B.




Neil F. Delaney

Neil completed his BA in Philosophy at Stanford before earning his MA & PhD from Princeton. Neil has published widely in ethics and philosophical psychology in both English and German. He has taught at Georgetown, Notre Dame and ASU and has been a Visiting Scholar at Michigan, Stanford and Brown. He is presently a Research Fellow at Notre Dame working in moral philosophy and philosophy of mathematics.