Dr. Andrew Wood
Office: HGH 210; phone: (408) 924-5378
We delve into classical rhetoric, focusing on Plato's Republic. Plato's response to the collapse of civic life in his era introduces us to the dialectical tension between utopia and dystopia. This tension emerges when the Republic architecturally and rhetorically separates "others" (including most women) from the public sphere.
Notes: Summary of Book Five
Review key terms
Aristophanes, The Clouds - maintained by the Internet Classics Archive
Aristotle, Combined Works
Aristotle, The Politics
Laurence Bove, What are the current views on Justice?
Cicero, Combined Works
Isocrates, Combined Works
J.J. O'Donnell, Augustine of Hippo
Plato, The Republic - maintained by the Internet Classics Archive
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