Take Ancient Greek Philosophers online at your own pace
Go back in time to discover the ancient Greek philosophers and explore fundamental questions about human existence. Take the college-level courses you want and apply credits toward a degree.
ACE Credit®-recommended for 3.0 semester credits
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Are values relative or absolute? What is truth? The ancient Greek philosophers were among the first to ask fundamental questions about human existence, and this course provides an overview of key figures such as Socrates, Plato, and Aristotle and examines their role in shaping history and society. The course will also apply philosophical lenses to analyze some of life’s "big questions" with new depth and perspective.
Assessments and grading
This is a pass/fail course. You must complete 4 Challenges (formative assessments), 1 Milestone (summative assessment), and 1 Touchstone (project-based or written assessment) with an overall score of 70% or better.
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