Faculty of Arts


CLASSICS 340

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 include 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

Points

CLASSICS 340: 15.0 points

Prerequisites

15 points at Stage I in Classical Studies or ANCHIST 102 or 103, and 15 points at Stage II in Classical Studies or Ancient History, or 30 points at Stage II in Greek

Restrictions

CLASSICS 240


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