PHIL 301-Deductive Logic

Provides practical familiarity with quantificational first order predicate logic, and a cursory survey of some basic features of formal systems such as consistency, adequacy, and the significance of undecidable formulas.

PHCL 204:Elements of Formal Logic

Introduction to propositional logic, elementary techniques of natural deduction, basic concepts of validity and soundness, distinguishing the syntactic analysis of reasoned argument from the varied criteria used for assessing other uses of language. ...

PHCL 101:Civilisations of the Ancient World

A study of the multiple sources of contemporary civilisations, demonstrating that certain lifestyles and life-conditions in antiquity conduce to our biological species more effectively than do certain modern lifestyles and conditions, and that increasingly...

CLAS 421:Long Essay

A student who intends to write a long essay in classics must have taken the course CLAS 420 in Research Methods, whose principles they are to apply in critical reflections on perennial human issues in Greek or Roman studies. The research topic is to be...

CLAS 420:Research Methods

The specific objective of this course is to equip the student with an ability to do and present independent research work. The course falls into two complementary parts. The first addresses the issue of thesis preparation; the second part is a lesson in...

CLAS 419:Selected Author/Text

Option to pursue a specific author or text in greater depth and scope than the standard term-length undergraduate syllabi allow. Available in both semesters to facilitate a sustained study.  Offered only according to the discretion of the department...

CLAS 418:Reading Latin IV

A consolidation of the lessons of the previous studies and on acquiring a working proficiency and comprehension through the translation and the reading of prescribed primary texts in various classical literary genres.  

CLAS 417:Reading Greek IV

This consolidates the lessons of the previous studies towards the acquisition of a working proficiency through translation and the reading of prescribed primary texts in philosophy, fiction, history, and various genres of poetry. 

CLAS 416:Reading Latin III

This focuses on translation and practice in the construction of complex sentences that build reading proficiency.  

CLAS 415:Reading Greek III

This level of Greek studies focuses on translation and practice in the construction of sentences, both simple and complex.