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Philosophers, kings, and women

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.

Reading: Plato

Notes: Summary of Book Five

Review key terms

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