Unformatted text preview: Timocracy Why is the most unjust man also the unhappiest? (Describe one of the arguments of book 9 of the Republic ) Sophists Myth of Prometheus Principle of the natural division of labor Communism of property/family Role of women in Republic Why should the philosopher rule? Why should cities ban tragedies? Forms Cave metaphor Statesmanship Aristotle v. Plato on empirical knowledge Aristotle’s four causes Golden mean Aristotle’s definition of politics Aristotle’s argument for private property Habits and the democratic citizen in Aristotle Teleology For the essays, I would recommend paying particular attention to the Republic , Books 8 and 9, the passages assigned from Aristotle’s Politics , and lecture notes...
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- Spring '09
- Democracy, Democratic Political Philosophy