ANCIENT 245

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.

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Availability 2023

Not taught in 2023

Lecturer(s)

TBA

Points

ANCIENT 245: 15 points

Prerequisites

15 points at Stage I in Classical Studies, Ancient History, Classical Studies and Ancient History, Philosophy, or GREEK 101, or LATIN 101, or EUROPEAN 100, and 30 points passed

Restrictions

ANCIENT 345, CLASSICS 240, 340