Intellectual History of Classical Greece

CLAS 422
  • Quarters: Winter
  • General Education Requirements: VLPA, I&S

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.