Middlebury

FYSE 1030

Love & Friendship

Love and Friendship
We will start with Plato's Phaedrus, to learn about love (eros) and its relationship to speaking and writing, followed by Plato’s Symposium, also on love. Next, we read Aristotle's Ethics to consider friendship in relation to politics and philosophy. Then we will read: a Shakespeare Sonnet; Montaigne's essay, "Of Friendship"; Bacon’s essay “Of Friendship,”; Shakespeare's Antony and Cleopatra and As You Like It; Jane Austen’s Mansfield Park; and George Eliot’s Middlemarch. We will also study parts of The Trivium: The Liberal Arts of Logic, Grammar and Rhetoric, by Sister Miriam Joseph. 3 hrs. sem.
Subject:
First Year Seminar
Department:
First-Year Seminar Program
Division:
Interdisciplinary
Requirements Fulfilled:
CW EUR LIT

Sections

Spring 2019

FYSE1030A-S19 Seminar

Spring 2018

FYSE1030A-S18 Seminar (Dry)

Fall 2011

FYSE1030A-F11 Seminar (Dry)

Fall 2006

FYSE1030A-F06 Seminar (Dry)

Fall 2003

FYSE1030A-F03 Lecture (Dry)