Classics and Philosophy

The Classics department offers three tracks in Classics with Philosophy and Literature.  Each track involves at least 65 units of approved courses, all taken for a letter grade.  The distribution of courses is as follows:

I. Classical Studies with a Philosophy and Literature Focus

(1) CLASSGEN 176: Classics majors’ seminar
(2) one Classics course in ancient history
(3) one Classics course in art and archaeology
(4) one Classics course in literature in translation
(5) one Classics course in philosophy and history of science
(6) one Classics course in religion/mythology
(7) one course in Latin or Greek at the 100 level or higher
(8) a second 100-level or higher course in the same language, or the series 1,2,3, or 51,52 in the other language
(9) PHIL 80: Philosophy Writing in the Major
(10) one course in aesthetics, ethics, or social and political philosophy (PHIL 170 series)
(11) one course in philosophy of language, mind, metaphysics, or epistemology (PHIL 180 series)
(12) one course in the history of philosophy (above 100 level)
(13) PHIL 81: Philosophy and Literature
(14) two related courses in Classics or Philosophy
(15) one Philosophy and literature capstone seminar

II. Greek with Philosophy and Literature

(1) CLASSGEN 176: Classics majors’ seminar
(2) one Classics course in ancient history or archaeology
(3) one Classics course in literature in translation
(4) one Classics course in religion, philosophy, or ancient science
(5) 31 units in Greek courses at the 100 level or higher
(6) PHIL 80: Philosophy Writing in the Major
(7) one course in aesthetics, ethics, or social and political philosophy (PHIL 170 series)
(8) one course in philosophy of language, mind, metaphysics, or epistemology (PHIL 180 series)
(9) one course in the history of philosophy (above 100 level)
(10) PHIL 81: Philosophy and Literature
(11) two related courses in Classics or Philosophy
(12) one Philosophy and literature capstone seminar

III. Latin with Philosophy and Literature

(1) CLASSGEN 176: Classics majors’ seminar
(2) one Classics course in ancient history or archaeology
(3) one Classics course in literature in translation
(4) one Classics course in religion, philosophy, or ancient science
(5) 31 units in Latin courses at the 100 level or higher
(6) PHIL 80: Philosophy Writing in the Major
(7) one course in aesthetics, ethics, or social and political philosophy (PHIL 170 series)
(8) one course in philosophy of language, mind, metaphysics, or epistemology (PHIL 180 series)
(9) one course in the history of philosophy (above 100 level)
(10) PHIL 81: Philosophy and Literature
(11) two related courses in Classics or Philosophy
(12) one Philosophy and literature capstone seminar

Note for all tracks:
Students may double count a Classics course in philosophy or ancient science for one of the two “related courses” provided that this course fulfills the Philosophy and Literature requirements and is approved by a member of the committee in Philosophy and Literature.

Andrea Nightingale
Andrea Nightingale
andrean@stanford.edu



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