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The Integral Program
Seminar Reading List 2013–2014
First Semester
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(1) Sep 5 T Hesiod: Theogony Plutarch: Lives - Alexander Caesar Cervantes: Don Quixote Book I Prologue, chs. 1–35 Tolstoy: War and Peace
(2) Sep 9 M Homer: Iliad I-V Plutarch: Lives - Antony Cervantes: Don Quixote Book I chs. 36–52 Tolstoy: War and Peace
(3) Sep 12 T Homer: Iliad VI–XII Bible: Genesis Cervantes: Don Quixote Book II Dedication and Prologue, chs. 1–41 Tolstoy: War and Peace
(4) Sep 16 M Homer: Iliad XIII–XVIII Bible: Exodus 1–25; 32–34; Lev 1; 16–17; Deut. 6; 29–34 Cervantes: Don Quixote Book II chs. 42–74 Tolstoy: War and Peace
(5) Sep 19 T Homer: Iliad XIX–XXIV Bible: I&II  Samuel, I Kings 1–6; 17–22, II Kings 1–8:15; 25 Montaigne: Apology for Raimond Sebonde Tolstoy: War and Peace
(6) Sept 23 M Homer: Odyssey I–VIII Bible: Psalms 1, 8, 14, 19, 22, 23, 42, 46, 51, 90, 121, 122, 126, 130, 131, 137, 139, 148; Isaiah 1–6; 40–43; 49:1–56:8. Montaigne: Apology for Raimond Sebonde Goethe: Faust pp. TBD
(7) Sep 26 T Homer: Odyssey IX–XVI Bible: Job Calderon de la Barca: Life is a Dream Goethe: Faust pp. TBD
(8) Sept 30 M Homer: Odyssey XVII–XXIV Lucretius: On the Nature of Things I–III Descartes: Meditations Preface, Synopsis, 1–3 Hegel: Phenomenology of Mind
(9) Oct 3 T Sappho: Poems Lucretius: On the Nature of Things IV–VI Descartes: Meditations 4–6 Hegel: Phenomenology of Mind
(10) Oct 7 M Aeschylus: Agamemnon Virgil: Aeneid I–IV Hobbes: Leviathan I.1–16 Hegel: Phenomenology of Mind
(11) Oct 10 T Aeschylus: Libation Bearers Virgil: Aeneid V-VIII Hobbes: Leviathan II.17–21, 24–30 Hegel: Phenomenology of Mind
(12) Oct 14 M Aeschylus: Eumenides Virgil: Aeneid IX–XII Pascal: Pensées pp. 33–87, 149–155 Hegel: Phenomenology of Mind
(13) Oct 17 T Herodotus:  Histories pp. 3–45, 88–94, 413–38, 447–500 Bible: Luke, Acts of the Apostles Pascal: Pensées pp. 86–139, 209–212, 309–310 Hegel: Phenomenology of Mind
(14) Oct 21 M Herodotus: Histories pp. 501–603 (Bks. 8 & 9) Bible: John Milton: Paradise Lost I–IV Senior Essay assingment
(15) Oct 28 M Plato: Meno Bible: Romans Milton: Paradise Lost V–VIII; Arguments IX–XII Kierkegaard: TBD
(16) Oct 31 T Aristophanes: Clouds Bible: I Corinthians Racine: Phedre Kierkegaard: TBD
(17) Nov 4 M Plato: Apology, Crito Tacitus: Annals I–III Locke: Second Treatise of Civil Government I–VIII Flaubert: Madame Bovary to Pt. II, ch. 10
(18) Nov 7 T Plato: Phaedo 57a–84b Tacitus: Annals IV–VI, XI–XII Locke: Second Treatise of Civil Government IX–XIX Flaubert: Madame Bovary finish
(19) Nov 11 M Plato: Phaedo 84c–end Apuleius: The Golden Ass Leibniz: Vindication of God's Justice Marx: Capital Ch.1; ch.2 paragraphs 1-3; ch. 3 section 2 (pp.125-180; 198-220)
(20) Nov 14 T Intramural Seminar: Plotinus Enneads (selections)
(21) Nov 18 M Plato: Republic I Augustine: Confessions I–V Leibniz: Monadology Melville: TBD
(22) Nov 21 T Plato: Republic II–III Augustine: Confessions VI–VIII Locke: Essay Concerning Human Understanding Marx: Capital Chs. 4, 6–9 section 1, ch. 19 (pp. 247-257; 270-329; 675-682)
(23) Nov 25 M Plato: Republic IV–V Augustine: Confessions IX–XI Locke: Essay Concerning Human Understanding Marx: Capital Ch. 10 sections 2–3 (first paragraph); sectiion 5 (paragraphs 1-8); chs. 11–13 (pp. 340-353; 375-381; 417-454)
(24)Dec 2 M Plato: Republic VI–VII Augustine: Confessions XII–XIII George Berkeley: Three Dialogues I Marx: Capital Ch. 14 sections 1, 4–5; ch. 15 sections 2, 3a (paragraphs 1–2), 3b, 3c (paragraphs 1–5), 4, 9 (paragraphs 7-11 and last paragraph), 10 (pp. 455-458; 470-491; 508-517; 526-537; 544-553; 617-623; 635; 636-639)
(25) Dec 5 T Plato: Republic VIII–IX Anselm: Proslogium, Gaunilon, Fool, Reply George Berkeley: Three Dialogues II, III Marx: Capital Chs. 26, 31-33 (pp. 873-876; 914-940)
(26) Dec 9 M Plato: Republic X Hildegard of Bingen: Scivias Jonathan Swift: Gulliver's Travels I–II Whitman: TBD
(27) Dec 11 W Aristophanes: Birds Al-Ghazali: On the Ninety-Nine Beautiful Names of God Jonathan Swift: Gulliver's Travels III–IV; Letter to Cuz Sympson Dickinson: Selected Poetry (handout)

 

Second Semester
(28) Feb 10 M Plato: Theaetetus 142–178 Averroes (Ibn Rushd): On Faith and Reason Henry Fielding: Tom Jones 1–3 Dostoyevsky: The Brothers Karamazov TBD
(29) Feb 13 T Plato: Theaetetus 178–end Thomas Aquinas: De Ente et Essentia 1-3  Henry Fielding: Tom Jones 4–8 Dostoyevsky: The Brothers Karamazov TBD
(30) Feb 17 M Plato: Gorgias 447a–481b Thomas Aquinas: De Ente et Essentia 4-6  Henry Fielding: Tom Jones 9–13 Dostoyevsky: The Brothers Karamazov TBD
(31) Feb 20 T Plato: Gorgias 481b–527e Thomas Aquinas: Compendium to Theology Henry Fielding: Tom Jones 14–18 Dostoyevsky: The Brothers Karamazov TBD
(32) Feb 24 M Thucydides: Peloponnesian Wars - pp 35–49, 53–67, 72–87, 118–64 Thomas Aquinas: Compendium to Theology Hume: Inquiry Concerning Human Understanding Dostoyevsky: The Brothers Karamazov TBD
(33) Feb 27 T Thucydides: Peloponnesian Wars - pp 168-73, 194–245, 265–90, 400–8 Dante: Inferno 1–17 Hume: Inquiry Concerning Human Understanding Mark Twain: Huckleberry Finn 1–22
(34) Mar 3 M Thucydides: Peloponnesian Wars - pp 414–42, 447–77, 478–537 Dante: Inferno 18–34 Rousseau: Discourse on Inequality Mark Twain: Huckleberry Finn 23–end
(36) Mar 6 T Aristotle: Nicomachean Ethics I–II Dante: Purgatorio 1–11 Rousseau: Discourse on Inequality Nietzsche: Genealogy of Morals Essay I
(37) Mar 10 M Aristotle: Nicomachean Ethics III, IV.2-3, V.1-7 Dante: Purgatorio 12–22 Diderot: Rameau's Nephew Nietzsche: Genealogy of Morals Essay II
(38) Mar 13 T Aristotle: Nicomachean Ethics VI, VII.1–3, 11–14 Dante: Purgatorio 23–33 Kant: Critique of Pure Reason (TBD) Nietzsche: Genealogy of Morals Essay III
(39) Mar 17 M Aristotle: Nicomachean Ethics VIII–IX Dante: Paradiso 1–11 Kant: Critique of Pure Reason (TBD) Kafka: TBD
(40) Mar 20 T Aristotle: Nicomachean Ethics X Dante: Paradiso 12–22 Kant: Critique of Pure Reason (TBD) James:  Psychology Introductory, chs. 1, 2, and 3 (omitting pp. 72-83)
(41) Mar 24 M Plato: Symposium 172–198a Dante: Paradiso 23–33 Kant: Critique of Pure Reason (TBD) James:  Psychology Chs. 15, 17, Epilogue
(42) Mar 27 T Plato: Symposium 198a–end Chaucer: Canterbury Tales Prologue, Prologue and Tale: Knight Kant: Critique of Pure Reason (TBD) Freud: Introductory Lectures on Psychoanalysis I–VI
(43) Mar 31 M Aristotle: Politics I.1-7, 12-13; III.1-11 Chaucer: Canterbury Tales Prologues and Tales: Reeve, Cook, Miller, Wife of Bath, Friar, Summoner Kant: Critique of Pure Reason (TBD) Freud: Lectures VII, XIII, XIV
(44) Apr 3 T Aristotle: Politics III.12-18; IV.1-12; VII.1-4, 7 Chaucer: Canterbury Tales Prologues and Tales: Shipman, Nun's Priest, Pardoner, Franklin, Manciple, Retraction Kant: Critique of Pure Reason (TBD) Freud: Lectures XVII - XIX
(45) Apr 7 M Sophocles: Oedipus the King Machiavelli: The Prince Kant: Critique of Pure Reason (TBD) Freud: Lectures XX-XXIV
(46) Apr 10 T Sophocles: Antigone Rabelais: Gargantua I William Blake: Songs of Innocence and Experience; Marriage of Heaven and Hell Woolf: A Room of One's Own
(47) Apr 24 T Sophocles: Oedipus at Colonus Calvin: Institutes Adam Smith: Wealth of Nations One.i–ix, x (intro), xi (intro and conclusion) Senior Essay assingment
(48) Apr 28 M Intramural Seminar: Rabelais: Pantagruel
(49) May 1 T Aristotle: Poetics Marlowe: Doctor Faustus Adam Smith: Wealth of Nations Two.i, iii–v; Three.i Senior Essay assingment
(50) May 5 M Euripides: Bacchae Shakespeare: Henry IV Pt. 1 The Federalist 1, 2, 6, 9–12, 14–17, 23, 37–8 Woolf: Mrs. Dalloway
(51) May 8 T Euripides: Medea Shakespeare: As You Like It The Federalist 39, 47–51, 57–63, 68–70, 76, 78, 84–86; Declaration, Constitution Woolf: Mrs. Dalloway
(52) May 12 M Aristotle: Metaphysics I, IV.1–2 Shakespeare: Hamlet Alexis de Tocqueville: Democracy in America Intro, 2, 4–6, 12–15 Heidegger: The Question Concerning Technology
(53) May 15 T Aristotle: Metaphysics VI.1, IX.6–8, XII.6–10 Shakespeare: King Lear Alexis de Tocqueville: Democracy in America 16–17, 26–34, 56–57 Stevens: The Emperor of Ice Cream (poems)
(54) May 19 M Plato: Phaedrus 227–257 Shakespeare: Anthony and Cleopatra Austen: Emma, I, II.1–8 Plato: Phaedrus 227–257
(55) May 21 W Plato: Phaedrus 257–end Shakespeare: The Tempest Austen: Emma, to end Plato: Phaedrus 257–end
(55) May 20 M Plato: Phaedrus 227–257 Shakespeare: Anthony and Cleopatra Austen: Emma, I, II.1–8 Plato: Phaedrus 227–257
(56) May 22 W Plato: Phaedrus 257–end Shakespeare: The Tempest Austen: Emma, to end Plato: Phaedrus 257–end