The Birth of Reason in Ancient Greece


A study of the Classical Greeks' pronounced emphasis on the rational aspect of human nature, which enabled them to lay the foundations for subsequent intellectual developments in western thought. The Athenian Empire as a case study for an investigation of the five major ancient ethical systems. Taught only in the Duke Greece Summer Study Abroad program.
Curriculum Codes
  • CCI
  • EI
  • CZ
Cross-Listed As
  • CLST 272A