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Lee, Mi-Kyoung (Mitzi) Associate Professor

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Research

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  • Prof. Lee specializes in the history of ancient Greek and Roman philosophy. She has published extensively on ancient Greek epistemology. Her current work focuses on Aristotle's ethics and political philosophy.

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  • history of ancient Greek philosophy, epistemology, ethics

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Teaching

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  • CLAS 1030 - Introduction to Western Philosophy: Ancient
    Primary Instructor - Fall 2019
    Develops three related themes: the emergence in antiquity of a peculiarly scientific mode of thinking; the place of religious belief within this developing scientific world view; and the force of ethical speculation within the culture and political climates of ancient Greece and Rome. No Greek or Latin required. Same as PHIL 1010.
  • FYSM 1000 - First Year Seminar
    Primary Instructor - Fall 2019
    Provide first year students with an immersive experience in an interdisciplinary topic that addresses current issues including social, technical and global topics. Taught by faculty from across campus, the course provides students with an opportunity to interact in small classes, have project based learning experiences and gain valuable communication skills. Seminar style classes focused on discussion and projects.
  • PHIL 1010 - Introduction to Western Philosophy: Ancient
    Primary Instructor - Fall 2019
    Develops three related themes: the emergence in antiquity of a peculiarly scientific mode of thinking; the place of religious belief within this developing scientific world view; and the force of ethical speculation within the culture and political climates of ancient Greece and Rome. PHIL 1010 and PHIL 1020 may be taken in either order. Same as CLAS 1030.
  • PHIL 3000 - History of Ancient Philosophy
    Primary Instructor - Spring 2020
    Survey of selected figures in ancient Greek and Roman philosophy and in medieval philosophy. Philosophers studied may include the pre-Socratics, Plato, Aristotle, the Hellenistic philosophers and such figures as Aquinas and Occam. Explores the larger cultural context that influenced these philosophers and were, in turn, influenced by them. Recommended prerequisite: 6 hours of philosophy coursework.
  • PHIL 4010 - Single Philosopher
    Primary Instructor - Spring 2019 / Spring 2020
    Intensively studies the work of one historical figure in philosophy, with the aim of reaching a broad understanding of the philosopher's whole body of thought. Philosophers covered include, from year to year, Plato, Aristotle, Augustine, Aquinas, Descartes, Spinoza, Locke, Leibniz, Hume, and Kant. Includes at least one course per year on an ancient author and one course per year on a modern author. Recommended prerequisite: 12 hours philosophy course work. May be repeated up to 12 total credit hours. Same as PHIL 5010.
  • PHIL 5030 - Greek Philosophical Texts
    Primary Instructor - Spring 2018 / Fall 2018 / Spring 2019 / Fall 2019 / Spring 2020
    Selected readings in classical philosophy, in the original language, with a focus on achieving fluency in reading philosophical Greek.
  • PHIL 6000 - Seminar in the History of Philosophy
    Primary Instructor - Spring 2019
    Studies advanced topics in the history of philosophy. Content varies by semester, but may extend to any period in the history of philosophy, from the Presocratics into the modern era. May be repeated up to 12 total credit hours.

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