History of Ideas II. The Middle Ages: More than Dungeons and Dragons | Dominican University College

History of Ideas II. The Middle Ages: More than Dungeons and Dragons

The notion of Middle Ages. The decadence of Rome and the Christianization of social and political order. A theological-metaphysical perspective. The Augustinian vision of the world. Political and ecclesiastical power Social and educational ideas in the Carolingian Empire. The schools. The religious orders. The polemic about investitures and the conflicts between temporal and spiritual powers. Knowledge and science: the creation of the university. Thomas Aquinas and his theory about social order. Towards a modern state: William of Ockham and Marsiglio of Padua. Individualism and laicization. 

 

Credits: 
3
Language: 
English
Faculty: 
Philosophy
Professor: 
Academic Year: 
2016-17
Level: 
Undergraduate
Course Code: 
DPHY 1112
Program: 
Bachelor of Arts in Philosophy with a minor in Ethics
Bachelor of Arts with a Concentration in Philosophy
Bachelor of Arts with a double major in Philosophy and in Theology
Bachelor of Arts with a major in Theology and a minor in Philosophy
Bachelor of Arts, major in Philosophy & minor in Theology
Bachelor of Philosophy
Bachelor of Philosophy with a minor in Ethics
Certificate in Philosophy
Certificate in Philosophy (Applied Ethics)
Certificate in Philosophy and in Theology