CLAS 422 A: Intellectual History Of Classical Greece

Meeting Time: 
MW 2:30pm - 4:20pm
Location: 
DEN 212
SLN: 
12605
Instructor:
x
Ruby Blondell

Syllabus Description:

This course provides a general introduction to classical Greek intellectual history, using both literary and philosophical texts. It is organized by topics, following Plato's Republic as a core text and using additional readings from philosophy, epic, drama, and other sources. The topics are: The Heroic Code, Justice, Political Thought, Literature and Education, The Soul, Gender, Knowledge and Reality.

Catalog Description: 
Uses Plato's Republic as a core text to explore a range of issues of ancient and contemporary interest, such as justice, political theory, education, gender, and the nature of the soul. Besides the Republic and other works of Plato, reading are taken from Homer, Hesiod, the dramatists, and other authors. Taught in English.
GE Requirements: 
Individuals and Societies (I&S)
Visual, Literary, and Performing Arts (VLPA)
Credits: 
5.0
Status: 
Active
Last updated: 
August 4, 2017 - 9:13pm