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PHIL 303
Spring 2008 not offered
Crosslisting: CCIV 257

This course is a close reading of Plato's REPUBLIC, one of the most influential and controversial texts in the Western philosophical tradition. The REPUBLIC's concerns are extremely broad--ethics, politics, metaphysics, education, rhetoric, and the nature of philosophy itself. We will explore how each of these topics is understood in the dialogue, but also how they are related to one another. It is always with an eye to this larger question of what it is that unites the REPUBLIC that we shall work our way through this complex text.

Essential Capabilities: None
Credit: 1 Gen Ed Area Dept: SBS PHIL
Course Format: SeminarGrading Mode: Student Option
Level: UGRD Prerequisites: [PHIL201 or COL359 or CCIV217]
Fulfills a Major Requirement for: (COL)(PHIL)(PHIL-Philosophy)(PHIL-Social Jus)

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