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“The Greek Legacy” CourseBanner_WesternHeritage_Hist101-355219-edited.jpg (info.hillsdale.edu/e1t/sc/*N8bgSj1cC73RW3QhpXP7ljJx70 ) Watch Lecture Four “The Greek Legacy” (info.hillsdale.edu/e1t/sc/*W8B7t6n7v-y3GW5z8hZ29dKL7x0 ) WesternHeritageLecture4 (info.hillsdale.edu/e1t/sc/*W4H-Wbz3DMKYjN3YDwpVhTRP60 ) CTA (info.hillsdale.edu/e1t/sc/*F7j0CBhhZXsW56MQh54QSQ_30 ) Overview: The philosophic pursuit of knowledge and the good life as exemplified by Socrates and his pupil Plato remains at the core of the Greek legacy to Western civilization. The moral and political issues that emerged from Athenian democracy and empire, and loss of freedom over the course of the Peloponnesian War, provided the context for Socrates’ questioning of the meaning of justice in relation to regimes and the individual soul. The moral and political uncertainty of the contemporary world highlights the continued relevance of Socrates’ philosophic endeavor—to establish standards of goodness, truth, justice, and beauty for politicians no less than for individual citizens. Separator1 If you would like help navigating this online course, please visit the help (info.hillsdale.edu/e1t/sc/*N2k53xNQDxJkW4Y6LyY9lJ_D-0 ) section. If you are unable to find the answer to your question there, please email xxx (mailto:xxx) . Enjoy the course! About "Western Heritage" This is a free, ten-week, not-for-credit online course offered by Hillsdale College. With an introductory lecture by Hillsdale College President Larry P. Arnn, the nine lectures—by members of Hillsdale College's history department faculty—will focus on key aspects of the beginning of Western civilization and its Greco-Roman, Judeo-Christian heritage. Support Hillsdale Online Courses (info.hillsdale.edu/e1t/sc/*W8btrkm60YfM3W4Xwvbf4GJLvR0 ) Follow us on YouTube (info.hillsdale.edu/e1t/sc/*W4HYTKf7q-KFnW3Ld3Rh1mGn580 ) Follow us on Twitter (info.hillsdale.edu/e1t/sc/*W4nKxZQ5W1ccTW8rk0Yh1LbVnn0 ) Follow us on Facebook (info.hillsdale.edu/e1t/sc/*W4RWhvr2ysTlpW29KNjR1lV_KM0 ) Hillsdale-Logo-Horz-REV Hillsdale College 33 East College St Hillsdale, MI 49242 USA You received this email because you are subscribed to Online Courses from Hillsdale College. Update your email preferences (info.hillsdale.edu/hs/manage-preferences/unsubscribe ) to choose the types of emails you receive or to unsubscribe.
“The Greek Legacy”
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“The Greek Legacy”

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The philosophic pursuit of knowledge and the good life as exemplified by Socrates and his pupil Plato remains at the core of the Greek legacy to Western civilization. The moral and political issues that emerged from Athenian democracy and empire, and loss of freedom over the course of the Peloponnesian War, provided the context for Socrates’ questioning of the meaning of justice in relation to regimes and the individual soul. The moral and political uncertainty of the contemporary world highlights the continued relevance of Socrates’ philosophic endeavor—to establish standards of goodness, truth, justice, and beauty for politicians no less than for individual citizens.

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About "Western Heritage"

This is a free, ten-week, not-for-credit online course offered by Hillsdale College. With an introductory lecture by Hillsdale College President Larry P. Arnn, the nine lectures—by members of Hillsdale College's history department faculty—will focus on key aspects of the beginning of Western civilization and its Greco-Roman, Judeo-Christian heritage.

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