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Course The Good in Ancient Philosophy

For the ancient Greeks philosophy is a way of life, in which considerations about the good (agathōn) are critical. There is widespread agreement...

Plato, Aristotle, The Peripatetics, Socrates view
Course Plato: Euthyphro, Apology, Crito, and Phaedo

Set in the dramatic final days of Socrates's life, these four texts reflect a range of central philosophical themes and narrative styles. Reading...

Philosophy, Socrates, Plato view
Course Plato's Republic

The 'Republic' is among Plato's most famous and longest works. In this course, we will read and discuss parts of Plato's text, and thereby explore...

Philosophy, Plato, Socrates view
Link SOCRATES SCHOLIASTICUS

This link takes you to a translation of Socrates' Church History.

Socrates, Ancient rome, Late Roman, Roman empire, Early Christian, Christianity, Church history, Ecclesiastical History, Ancient history view
Link Ancient Philosophy

Full course with lecture notes, assignments, text analysis presentations and related study materials

Greek philosophy, Plato, Aristotle, Knowledge, immortality, Free will, Socrates, Matter, Soul, Virtue, Justice, Happiness, Death view
Document Euthyphro 11b–16a (Coursework 2)

Questions and background information about the second half of Euthyphro.

Plato, Socrates, Euthyphro view
Document A Map of Crito (Handout 8)

One-page sketch of the Crito.

Socrates, Plato, Crito view
Document Socratic Method III: Irony (Handout 9)

An attempt to clarify the nature of Socrates's irony, and to contrast it with 'eironeia'.

Socrates, Plato, Irony view
Document Socratic Piety and Justice (Handout 6)

Is Euthyphro just aporetic? An attempt to extract Socrates's positive view of piety, with a view to the Apology.

Plato, Socrates, Euthyphro, Apology view
Document Phaedo III 84c–105c (Coursework 8)

Questions and background information of the third part of Phaedo.

Plato, Phaedo, Socrates view
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