Classical Seminar: Origins of Political Thought (CLASSICS 181, CLASSICS 381, ETHICSOC 130A, PHIL 176A, PHIL 276A, POLISCI 330A)
Schwartz, A. (PI)
Spikol, A. (TA)
Ober, J. (PI)
Political philosophy in classical antiquity, centered on reading canonical works of Thucydides, Plato, Aristotle against other texts and against the political and historical background. Topics include: interdependence, legitimacy, justice; political obligation, citizenship, and leadership; origins and development of democracy; law, civic strife, and constitutional change.
Letter or Credit/No Credit
GER:DB-Hum, WAY-A-II, WAY-ER
Political and Moral Philosophy - Electives