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CS92PROD
Plato, SYMPOSIUM
GRK 311
Spring 2014
Section: 01  

We will read selections in Greek from Plato's SYMPOSIUM, the famous dialogue that examines different facets of love and desire. We will read the remaining sections in translation. Additional readings will include Plato's PHAEDRUS and Xenophon's SYMPOSIUM in translation and modern scholarship on these works. Topics we will discuss include the figure of Socrates, the construction of gender roles, masculinity and femininity, the role of reason and desire in the good life, and questions of genre.
Credit: 1 Gen Ed Area Dept: HA CLAS
Course Format: SeminarGrading Mode: Graded
Level: UGRD Prerequisites: None
Fulfills a Major Requirement for: None
Past Enrollment Probability: Not Available

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