PHIL 020. Plato and His Modern Readers

(Cross-listed as CLST 020  )
Plato's dialogues are complex works that require literary as well as philosophical analysis. While our primary aim will be to develop interpretations of the dialogues themselves, we will also view Plato through the lens of various modern and postmodern interpreters (e.g., Nietzsche, Heidegger, Derrida, Jung, Foucault, Irigaray, Rorty, Lacan, Nussbaum, Vlastos)
Prerequisite: First- and second-year students must complete one introductory level PHIL course before enrolling in this course.
Writing course.
1 credit.
Eligible for CLST, INTP
Spring 2023. Ledbetter.
Fall 2023. Ledbetter.
Spring 2025. Ledbetter.
Catalog chapter: Philosophy  
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