Faculty of Arts


CLASSICS 240

Dialogues of Plato


Description

An interpretative study with attention to the literary form, dramatic and rhetorical features and dialectical method, with their implications for our understanding of the arguments, concepts and positions presented. Dialogues to be read involve topics such as: ethics, the soul, love, education, knowledge, politics, reason and persuasion, the theory of forms and the nature of the cosmos.

Availability 2012

Not taught in 2012

Lecturer(s)

Coordinator(s) Dr Dougal Blyth

Assessment

Coursework + exam

Points

CLASSICS 240: 15.0 points

Prerequisites

15 points at Stage I in Classical Studies, or GREEK 101, or ANCHIST 102 and 15 points at Stage I in Philosophy, or 30 points at Stage I in Philosophy, or EUROPEAN 100 and ANCHIST 102

Restrictions

CLASSICS 340


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