Graduate Course Code: POL2011Y1S L0101
Problems in the Political Thought of the Socratic School
We will read Xenophon’s Memorabilia or Recollections of Socrates and his Apology of Socrates. These are his primary works devoted to the defense of Socrates which is to say of the Socratic way of life. As is characteristic of Xenophon no less than Plato, his answers raise many questions.
Translations TBA. Various secondary readings.
Format and Requirements
Four-hour weekly seminar. Numerous essays and seminar participation.
POL320Y1 or POL323H1 or POL323Y1 or POL330H1 or POL330Y1