Welcome Class of 2016

We’re nearly on to the second month – have you organized your journal yet?  Just a thought.  The in-class work on Tuesday, September 22nd is a gift – a gift of time.  Although I could easily assign the Plato reading as homework, I want you to think about the text and to do so without consulting outside sources.  Start by critically reading the text distributed in class and assume that you’ll need to show evidence of your reading/thinking as well as demonstrate your knowledge of the text.  Stay away from outside sources to understand this text – but do come with questions you have regarding the central point of the article.

DON’T READ THE WHOLE THING! Read to this point –

Most true, he replied.
And the only life which looks down upon the life of political ambition is that of true philosophy. Do you know of any other?