GOVT 3736

GOVT 3736

Course information provided by the Courses of Study 2017-2018.

This course explores Ancient Greek and Roman political theory. We study key texts of thinkers such as Sophocles, Aristophanes Thucydides, Plato, Aristotle, and Cicero, to learn about differing constitutional forms and the source and authority of law, and also about justice, equality, and power, politics and morality, and politics and religion. Through the writings of dramatists, historians, philosophers, and politicians, we explore fundamental questions of political thought in their historical context (5th century BCE - 5th century CE) and also with a view to their ongoing relevance for contemporary political life.  

When Offered Spring.

Breadth Requirement (HB)
Distribution Category (KCM-AS)
Course Subfield (PT)

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Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session.  Choose one lecture and one discussion. Combined with: CLASS 3676

  • 4 Credits Graded

  •  8845 GOVT 3736   LEC 001

  • 16920 GOVT 3736   DIS 201

  • 16921 GOVT 3736   DIS 202