Ancient Political Philosophy
- POLSCI 575S
- PHIL 571
- Ethics Courses Offered Through Other Departments
Understanding who we are now demands understanding where we came from. The study of the ancient mind is thus one of the most challenging and fascinating research activities regarding homo sapiens and human society. This kind of study requires a...
This seminar explores the life and afterlife of Agrippina the Younger, Rome's most ambitious and powerful woman but who was resented, reviled, and in AD 59 finally killed by her son and emperor Nero. Besides reading the striking historical accounts...
Introduction to the many disciplines of archaeology, using a survey of cultures and civilizations to explain archaeological techniques, methods, theory, results, and ethics.
Exploration of ancient, medieval and modern conceptualizations of good and evil as found in the iconic heroes, villains, and buffoons of literature and film; film and literature as windows onto their contemporary historical contexts, and as...
The political and intellectual history of the Greeks from earliest times to the death of Alexander the Great. Not open to students who have had, or are taking, Classical Studies 181S.