2013 - 2014
Undergraduate Catalogue

CL380  Platonic Political Philosophy     (3.00 cr.)

Socrates and the founding of political philosophy; Thucydides and the crisis of the polis; the critique of Aristophanes; Plato's Apology, Crito, Gorgias, Republis, Theaetetus; subsequent contributions to the tradition by Cicero, Saint Augustine, Alfarabi, and Saint Thomas More; Plato's modern enemies: Machiavelli and Mill. Same course as PS380.

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