Course Catalog - 2018-2019

     

FWIS 149 - SOCRATES

Long Title: SOCRATES
Department: First-Year Writing Intensive
Grade Mode: Standard Letter
Course Type: Seminar
Credit Hours: 3
Restrictions:
Must be enrolled in one of the following Level(s):
Undergraduate Professional
Visiting Undergraduate
Undergraduate
Description: The course will consider the life and though of Socrates and will be based strictly on primary sources. Course readings will be taken from Plato, Xenophon, and Aristophanes. We will examine Socrates in his Athenian context, especially in regard to his trial, conviction, and execution on a charge of impiety.
Course URL: http://pwc.rice.edu/