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Understanding the First Principles of Philosophy Course

March 2, 2021 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm

You are invited to participate in an online course on Understanding the First Principles of Philosophy.  This course, which traditionally was the first course of the curriculum of the medieval universities, examines basic questions about truth, knowledge, and issues concerning evidence, certainty, and the insights of the different branches of knowledge.

The course is sponsored by GSCR and offered by Dr. Ron Muller, professor of philosophy and former president of Ave Maria College in Ypsilanti, Michigan.

The class will meet on Tuesday evenings from 7:30 p.m. until 9:00 p.m. via Zoom for six sessions from Tuesday, February16 to Tuesday, March 30 (not including Tuesday, Feb. 23)  .Those participating will read and discuss several of Plato’s writings including the Parable of the Cave, the dialogue Ion, and the dialogue MenoUnderstanding the First Principles of Philosophy is an introduction to the basic structure of philosophy as the rational science of how the human intellect investigates and discovers truth.

For more information, please contact Dr. Muller at 248 410-3575 or abb303@gmail.com.

To register, please contact GSCR or Dr. Muller.  Enrollment is limited.


March 2, 2021
7:00 pm - 8:30 pm