5243003History of Western Philosophy (Seminars)

Numbering Code G-LET03 75243 SJ34 Year/Term 2021 ・ First semester
Number of Credits 2 Course Type Seminar
Target Year Target Student
Language Japanese Day/Period Mon.4
Instructor name SUTOU TAKI (Graduate School of Letters Associate Professor)
Outline and Purpose of the Course We read closely Augustine's Eighty-Three Questions in Latin.
We will see Augustine's basic understanding of God and the Bible.

Course Goals We aim at an accurate reading of a philosophical text written in Latin.
We also attempt to understand Augustine's thoughts on God and the Bible.
Schedule and Contents We read closely Augustine's Eighty-Three Questions in Latin. In the work, Augustine discusses basic questions in philosophy and theology. We will try to understand how Augustine tackles these problems. This is the second year of the seminar. We will start at Question 33.

Week 1: Introduction to the relevant literatures and distribution of copies of the text.
Week 2-14: Reading the text closely.
Week 15: Feedback
Evaluation Methods and Policy evaluation by course participation only
Course Requirements The course requires knowledge of elementary Latin.
Study outside of Class (preparation and review) You have to be prepared for translating the text into English or Japanese.
Textbooks Textbooks/References De diversis quaestionibus octoginta tribus, Augustinus , (Brepols), CSEL 44A
References, etc. Responses to miscellaneous questions, Augustine, (New City Press)
Eighty-Three Different Questions, Augustine, (CUA Press), ISBN:978-0-8132-1323-1
Related URL Augustine's texts and Italian translations