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PHIL 5586 Platonic Dialogues (Fall: 3 )


Course Description

In this fall’s Platonic dialogues, we will focus on Plato’s moral thought in a series of dialogues: Meno, Protagoras, and Gorgias. Each of these dialogues explores the nature of virtue either as a whole. Our reading of the texts will be a slow and careful reading of these dialogues’ arguments with a particular emphasis on the relationship between philosophical reasoning, myth arrative, and ethics.


Schedule: Periodically

Instructor(s): Marina B. McCoy

Prerequisites: Philosophy Core

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Last Updated: 23-Feb-15