Study-Unit Description

Study-Unit Description


CODE CLA3026

 
TITLE Synoptic Study-Unit 2: Philosophy - Plato and Cicero

 
LEVEL 03 - Years 2, 3, 4 in Modular Undergraduate Course

 
ECTS CREDITS 6

 
DEPARTMENT Classics and Archaeology

 
DESCRIPTION Content:

Texts from the Republic of Plato and the De amicitia and the De senectute of Cicero, which are briefly introduced, explained and translated in class.

Reading List:

- Grant, M. (1971) Cicero - The Good Life. Penguin.
- Hunt, H.A.K. (1954) The Humanism of Cicero. Melbourne University Press.
- "Routledge Encyclopedia of Philosophy" (article on Cicero by Stephen A. White) Routledge, 1998.
- Glucker, J. (1988) 'Cicero's Philosophical Affiliations' in J. Dillon and A.A. Long (eds.) The Question of Eclecticism. Berkeley.

 
STUDY-UNIT TYPE Lecture

 
METHOD OF ASSESSMENT
Assessment Component/s Assessment Due Resit Availability Weighting
Examination (3 Hours) SEM2 Yes 100%

 
LECTURER/S Jurgen R. Gatt
Carmel Serracino

 
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