Plato's Republic. The classic among classics of political philosophy. This comprehensive seminar in the Straussian style constitutes a thorough introduction to Plato's timeless masterpiece.
These are just a few of the issues that arise in the first few pages of this incredible dialogue. Other topics include:
This is a Comprehensive Book about the Comprehensive Good, a profound inquiry into the best regime and the best way of life.
In this course, you will get a serious, thoughtful, comprehensive introduction to the text, putting you on the right footing as you continue your studies.
For your convenience, the course audio is available separately. That way you can listen in your preferred environment, without a screen.
The instructor's own introduction to philosophy and love of philosophy began with a study of Plato's Republic, a book at the heart of his tradition.
Dr. Michael Millerman