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Course Description

Summer 2024 • Grade 7 and above • Philosophy Sequence

Plato’s Laches

A close reading and discussion of Plato’s short and early dialogue Laches, which is an exploration of courage. We will also compare other materials — perhaps some of what Aristotle has to say about the same topic.

Course Website: Plato’s Laches

Sections and Teachers

Section 1:

Instructors: Bruce McMenomy and Karl Oles

Starts: June 14, 2024
Ends: August 9, 2024

Friday 11:00 AM to 12:30 PM ET

Tuition: $250.00



Recommended background

Some familiarity with careful reading and philosophical thought is useful, but the dialogue itself should provide sufficient material.

Teacher's notes:

This is one of a sequence of Plato classes developed by Mr. Karl Oles and Dr. Bruce McMenomy.

Textbooks and Materials

This item is required:

Meno and Other Dialogues [Edition or Version: 1], Authors: Plato, Robin Waterfield

ISBN: 0199555664

Best sources: Scholars Online Bookstore

Other information: Try to get this edition: it will eliminate pointless disagreements about wording. Waterfield’s translations and notes are solid.

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