CC602 Aquinas and Machiavelli | Knox Theological Seminary
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This course further explores the conflict between the city of God and the city of man as it developed in the Middle Ages. Set against Plato’s Symposium, students read On the Necessity of Loving God by Bernard of Clairvaux, the Consolation of Philosophy of Boethius, the Summa Theologica of Aquinas (selections), the Mandragola and the Prince of Machiavelli, the Rape of Lucrece and Henry V of Shakespeare, and the Leviathan of Hobbes.