Socrates's Women

New School for Social Research: Philosophy

Liberal Arts

Graduate Course

Degree Students (with Restrictions)

Socrates's Women

Fall 2022

Taught By: Cinzia Arruzza

Section: A

CRN: 14227

Credits: 3

Discussions about the nature and virtues of women, sexual difference, and women’s proper role within the city and/or the household were prominent within the Socratic circle and later Socratics. This course will focus on this ancient debate. We will read fragments and testimonies concerning Aeschines, Antisthenes, and Xenophon; passages from Plato's dialogues and from Aristotle's Politics and biological works; and influential contemporary feminist interpretations of these texts.

College: New School for Social Research (GF)

Department: Philosophy (GPHI)

Campus: New York City (GV)

Course Format: Seminar (R)

Modality: In-Person

Max Enrollment: 18

Add/Drop Deadline: September 12, 2022 (Monday)

Online Withdrawal Deadline: December 18, 2022 (Sunday)

Seats Available: Yes

Status: Closed*

* Status information is updated every few minutes. The status of this course may have changed since the last update. Open seats may have restrictions that will prevent some students from registering. Updated: 10:42am EST 11/26/2022

Meeting Info:

Days: Tuesday

Times: 4:00pm - 5:50pm

Building: Johnson/Kaplan 66 West 12th

Room: 702

Date Range: 8/30/2022 - 12/6/2022