Plato’s Republic (Summer) | Resources

Class times: 6.30 pm Wednesday: 3, 10, 17 & 24 Feb and 3 & 10 Mar, 2021

Zoom link for all six sessions

Dial-in back in case of internet disruptions: 03 7018 2005 | Meeting ID: 842 6273 3654 | Password: 195615

Readings

Find the pages references for the weekly readings in the course outline.

There are various translations of The Republic online, including the LOEB Classical Library Greek/English editions: Download Bk 1 to V | Bk VI to X

Plato’s Republic in classical Greek read online

Catch-up Classes

Week 1

1st Session (03/02/2021) | Justice in the State and in the Person | Page 368 to 376c & 434e to 441c

Week 2

2nd Session   (10/02/21)     | What is a Philosopher? | Page 471c to 487a

Week 3

3rd Session (17/02/21) | Why Philosophers are not valued | Page 487b to 502c

Week 4

4th Session (25/02/21) | The Divided Line and the Cave | Page 502d to 521c

Week 5

5th Session (3/03/21) | Philosopher’s Education Program | Page 521c to 535a

Week 6

6th Session (10/03/21) | Democracy, Tyranny and the Myth of Er | Page 562a to 592b & 614a to 621d

A reading of the Myth of Er — Thanks Kathy V.