University of Notre Dame

God, Nature, and Humanity through Early Classics

Course Number: PLS 13186 sections 1 and 2
Instructor:Clark Power

This course is a ""Great Books"" seminar focused on classic texts from ancient Greece through the Roman period through early Christianity and into the Middle Ages. The texts include Plato’s Republic and Phaedrus, Aristotle’s On the Soul, Lucretius’s The Way Things Are, Cicero’s On the Republic, Vergil’s Aeneid, Epictetus’s Handbook, Augustine’s Confessions and City of God, St. Anselm’s Proslogion, and St. Bonaventure’s Journey of the Mind to God.