Seminar: Plato, The Republic (Excerpts)

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Dec 01, 2018


10:30 am - 12:30 pm


UCLA Law School, Room 2326
385 Charles E Young Dr. E
Los Angeles

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In addition to this seminar, Lorraine Pangle will be giving a lecture entitled “Homer, Educator of the Greeks (and Us)” on November 29. For more information on this lecture, please visit the event page.


Registration for the seminar is free and open to the public. However, because capacity is limited, advanced enrollment is necessary. This will be done primarily on a first come, first served basis, though preference is given to UCLA students and faculty members. Participants will be expected to read excerpts of Plato’s The Republic (which will be provided) before the seminar and to be ready to discuss them. A pizza lunch will be delivered at the end of the seminar. To enroll, please e-mail Professor Daniel Lowenstein at



Lorraine Pangle is co-director of the excellent Thomas Jefferson Center for
the Study of Core Texts and Ideas at the University of Texas at Austin. She is a
political theorist whose interests include ancient, early modern, and American
political thought, with particular interest in ethics, education, and problems of
justice and moral responsibility. Her publications include Virtue Is Knowledge:
The Moral Foundations of Socratic Political Philosophy; The Political Philosophy
of Benjamin Franklin; and Aristotle and the Philosophy of Friendship.