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Michael Stoff, Director 305 East 23rd St, CLA 2.102, (G3600) Austin, TX 78712-1250 • 512-471-1442

Spring 2005

T C 125K • Perspectives on Democracy

Unique Days Time Location Instructor
41085 W
7:00 PM-9:30 PM
GEA 105
Woodruff & Others

Course Description

This course consists of weekly discussions with experts on these topics: What is democracy? What educational or social conditions must be met if democracy is to flourish? How close is the United States to being a democracy? Is it mathematically possible for voting to produce a fair result? Can literature, art, or architecture sustain democracy? For seven consecutive Wednesday evenings, the faculty will discuss two topics per evening with each other and with the audience.

Grading Policy

Weekly attendance. One paper of 500-1000 words.


Selections from The Federalist Papers, Euripides, Sophocles, Solon, and others.


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