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Teaching Boethius: The Consolation of Philosophy
IntroductionIntroduction to Boethius and the Consolation of Philosophy (Preview Content)3 Topics|1 Quiz
LessonsLesson 1: Lady Philosophy's Diagnosis of Boethius (Preview Content)3 Topics|1 Quiz
Lesson 2: Boethius Addressing the Evil in His Heart3 Topics|1 Quiz
Lesson 3: Life of the Mind & Happiness3 Topics|1 Quiz
Lesson 4: Three Different Ways of Pursuing Happiness3 Topics|1 Quiz
Lesson 5: The Evil in Other Men3 Topics|1 Quiz
Lesson 6: Is God Good?3 Topics|1 Quiz
End of Course TestEnd of Course Test: Boethius1 Quiz
Lesson 3, Topic 3
- What is the evil in Boethius’ heart?
- Consider the following: “Those with much to lose materially will suffer most at the hand of Fortune; those who have nothing will suffer little at her hand.” Do you agree or disagree? Explain.
- Compare the arguments of Lady Philosophy and Boethius concerning his current state. Are both arguments valid? Are they both sound; can they be? Explain.