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PHIL 315
Spring 2011 not offered
Crosslisting: COL 296

This seminar will focus on a group of three Platonic dialogues linked dramatically and thematically--the THEAETETUS, SOPHIST, and STATESMAN--that together present some of Plato's most sophisticated views in epistemology, metaphysics, and politics. Often assigned to the latter part of his career, these are works in which Plato seems to enter a more self-critical phase in his writing, where we find a return to some of the topics that occupy him in the REPUBLIC, such as the nature of knowledge and reality, as well as further reflections on issues of philosophical method.

Essential Capabilities: Logical Reasoning, Writing
Credit: 1 Gen Ed Area Dept: HA PHIL
Course Format: SeminarGrading Mode: Student Option
Level: UGRD Prerequisites: None
Fulfills a Major Requirement for: None

Last Updated on APR-22-2024
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