This class was tough.
This is a course recommended to be taken the first semester one is attending Hillsdale College. It follows the course of the Western Heritage beginning with Genesis and the Hebrews, through the history of the Greeks and Romans, and taking you all the way through to the Modern body politic
There are many ideas that came together to shape the Western form of thought. This class outlines the main points in history when those ideas were formed, allowing the student to read a sample of works by many authors in each era that helped to shape that form of thought.
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Advice for students:
Make sure you are reading the material assigned thoroughly and meeting with the professor even when you don't have questions just to talk about what interests you about what you are learning and what they find fascinating about the material.