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2018 Summer
* PHI 305 / HUM 304 (EC)   Graded A-F, P/D/F, Audit

Plato's Republic

Benjamin C. Morison

ENROLLMENT BY APPLICATION OR INTERVIEW. DEPARTMENTAL PERMISSION REQUIRED.

This course consists of a close reading of Plato's Republic. We will be assessing its contribution to philosophy in the areas of Moral Philosophy, Political Philosophy, Epistemology, Philosophy of Mind, Philosophy of Mathematics, and Aesthetics

Sample reading list:
Plato, Republic
K. Popper, The Open Society and its Enemies
R. H. S. Crossman, Plato Today
See instructor for complete list

Reading/Writing assignments:
One Take-Home Midterm, One Take-Home Final. 100 pages of reading per week.

Requirements/Grading:
Take Home Mid term Exam - 40%
Take Home Final Exam - 40%
Class/Precept Participation - 20%

Other Requirements:
International Travel Required

Other information:
This class will meet from 6/25/2018 to 7/17/2018. This course will be held in Paris, France. Link: PHI 305 application (Global Programs System), http://gps.princeton.edu/index.cfm?FuseAction=Programs.ViewProgram&Program_ID=11329

Website:  http://gps.princeton.edu/index.cfm?FuseAction=Programs.ViewProgram&Program_ID=11329

Schedule/Classroom assignment:

Class numberSectionTimeDaysRoomEnrollmentStatus
10075 C01 TBA        Enrolled:13 Limit:14