Course Objective: To familiarize students with the great ideas contained in the original works written by the greatest ancient Greeks (not covered in the first semester course) which are foundational to classical and Western civilization (see course syllabus for specific titles studied ). Authors of the works studied this semester include: Thucydides, the Pre-Socratics [Thales, Anaximenes, Anamimander, Pythagoras, Heraclitus, Parmenides, Melissus, Zeno, Empedocles, Anaxagoras, Leucippus, Democritus, Plato, Aristotle, Plutarch, Hippocrates and Euclid.