Please note: This course will be a seminar with a highly interactive approach. Class time will be devoted to discussion. The weekly readings will include Aeschylus’s “The Eumenides,” Sophocles’s “Antigone,” Plato’s “Apology” and “Crito,” and a short excerpt from Aristotle’s “Politics.” All readings for this course will be available for free online through the course website. If you prefer to purchase the book versions/translations the instructor will be using in class, they are listed under "recommended books."
Recommended reading: (4 books listed below)
Aeschylus, The Oresteia: Agamemnon, The Libation Bearers, The Eumenides (9780140443332)
Sophocles, The Theban Plays (9780140440034)
Plato, The Last Days of Socrates: Euthyphro, The Apology, Crito, Phaedo (9780140445824)
Aristotle, Politics (9780192831095)