Faculty of Arts


CLASSICS 240

Dialogues of Plato


Please note: this is archived course information from 2018 for CLASSICS 240.

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 2018

Not taught in 2018

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, Ancient History, Philosophy, or GREEK 101, or LATIN 101, or EUROPEAN 100, and 30 points passed

Restrictions

CLASSICS 340


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