T C 125K • Perspectives on Democracy
7:00 PM-9:30 PM
||Woodruff & Others|
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.
Weekly attendance. One paper of 500-1000 words.
Selections from The Federalist Papers, Euripides, Sophocles, Solon, and others.