Hobbes, Leviathan and De Cive, winter 1964

Hobbes, Leviathan and De Cive, winter 1964

1964

"Seminar in Political Philosophy: Hobbes’ De Cive and Leviathan," offered in winter quarter 1964, has 16 sessions and tapes for 16 sessions. Readings include De Cive, Leviathan and C. B. Macpherson’s The Political Theory of Possessive Individualism—Hobbes to Locke.
 

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Cicero, spring 1959

Cicero, spring 1959

1959

"Seminar in Political Philosophy: Cicero" has 14 sessions with tapes for two sessions. Readings include: The Republic, The Laws, On the Ends of Good and Bad Things (De Finibus) and The Offices.

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Aristotle, Rhetoric, spring 1964

Aristotle, Rhetoric, spring 1964

1964

"Seminar in Political Philosophy: Aristotle’s Rhetoric" has 16 sessions with audio files for 16 sessions. The audiofile numbers correspond to the session numbers. Session 1 (March 30); session 2 (April 1); session 3 (April 6); session 4 (April 8); session 5 (April 13); session 6 (April 15); session 7 (April 20); session 8 (April 22); session 9 (May 11); session 10 (May 13); session 11 (May 18); session 12 (May 20); session 13 (May 25); session 14 (May 27); session 15 (June 1); session 16 (June 3).

Aristotle, Politics, spring 1960

Aristotle, Politics, spring 1960

1960

"Introduction to Political Philosophy: Study of Aristotle’s Politics" had 17 course sessions; the audio record for the second course session is not available.  

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Aristotle, Nicomachean Ethics, spring 1963

Aristotle, Nicomachean Ethics, spring 1963

1963

"Seminar in Political Philosophy: Aristotle’s Nicomachean Ethics" has 16 sessions. The recording for part of one class session, session 7, has survived.

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Remembering Strauss

John Smith was a student of Leo Strauss during his final two years of college. He remembers Strauss's courses as "an unforgettable experience".

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