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GREK 501C Greek Prose - GREEK PROSE

History, philosophy and/or oratory. Credit will not be given for both GREK 401 and GREK 501.

This course is not eligible for Credit/D/Fail grading.

Credits: 3


Status Section Activity Term Interval Days Start Time End Time Comments
GREK 501C 001Seminar2 Mon Wed Fri9:0010:00

Plato and the Search for Happiness. An exploration of images of the human good life, and the role of philosophy in cultivating happiness and well-being in the works of Plato. Reading and analysis of the Apology, Socrates' defence speech including his account of his own life and philosophy; excerpts from Xenophon and Isocrates; and the Phaedrus, an essential source for Plato's theory of literature, cosmology, philosophy of love, and ethics. Cross-listed with GREK 401C. Visit cnrs.ubc.ca for complete course description.