Freshman Reading List 2013–2014


The following reading list may be subject to change. Please always check with tutors or cross-reference with the paper reading list distributed by the dean's office.

Date Freshman Reading  (Detailed)
Aug. 22, 2013 Homer: Iliad  I-VI
Aug. 26, 2013 Homer: Iliad  VII-XII
Aug. 29, 2013 Homer: Iliad  XIII-XVIII
Sep. 02, 2013 Homer: Iliad  XIX-XXIV
Sep. 05, 2013 Homer: Odyssey  I-VIII
Sep. 09, 2013 Homer: Odyssey  IX-XVI
Sep. 12, 2013 Homer: Odyssey  XVII-XXIV
Sep. 16, 2013 Plato: Meno
Sep. 19, 2013 Aeschylus: Agamemnon
Sep. 23, 2013 Aeschylus: Libation Bearers; Eumenides
Sep. 26, 2013 Plato: Gorgias  447A-481B
Sep. 30, 2013 Plato: Gorgias  481B-527E
Oct. 03, 2013 Plutarch: Lives  Lycurgus; Solon
Oct. 07, 2013 Herodotus: History  I; II, 50-53, 112-120; III, 37, 38, 66-87
Oct. 10, 2013 Herodotus: History  V, 76-78, 91-93, 105; VI, 48, 56-72, 94-120; VII (entire)
Oct. 14, 2013 Herodotus: History  VIII; IX
Oct. 17, 2013 Plato: Republic  I-II 367E
Oct. 21, 2013 Plato: Republic  II 367E-IV 427C
Oct. 24, 2013 Plato: Republic  IV 427D-VI 502C
Oct. 28, 2013 Plato: Republic  VI 502D-VII
Nov. 01, 2013 Plato: Republic  VIII-IX
Nov. 04, 2013 Plato: Republic  X
Nov. 7, 2013 Aristophanes: Clouds
Nov. 11, 2013 Plato: Apology  and Crito
Nov. 14, 2013 Plato: Phaedo  57A-84B
Nov. 18, 2013 Plato: Phaedo  84B-118B
Nov. 21, 2013 Thucydides: Peloponnesian War  I; II, 1-46
Nov. 25, 2013 Thucydides: Peloponnesian War  II, 47-end; III; IV, 1-41
Dec. 02, 2013 Thucydides: Peloponnesian War  IV, 42-end; V; VI, 1-32
Dec. 05, 2013 Thucydides: Peloponnesian War  VI, 33-end; VII
Dec. 09, 2013 Plato: Symposium  beginning-198A
Dec. 12, (Thurs.) 2013 Plato: Symposium  198-end


2013-2014 Seminar Reading List - Spring Semester

Date Freshman Reading  (Detailed)
Jan. 6, 2014 Plato: Parmenides  beginning-148D, 166C
Jan. 9, 2014 Plato: Theaetetus  beginning-186
Jan. 13, 2014 Plato: Theaetetus  187-end
Jan. 16, 2014 Plato: Sophist  beginning-242B
Jan. 20, 2014 Plato: Sophist  242C -end
Jan. 23, 2014 Aristotle: Nicomachean Ethics - All Aristotle assignments are listed both by book and chapter divisions and by marginal numbers. The marginal line numbers are the same in all editions when they are used. The book divisions are fairly standard, but some editions vary the chapters. When in doubt, follow the marginal line numbers, which should serve as a reliable guide. For January 23 the assignment is Nicomachean Ethics  I-II (1094a1-1109b26).
Jan. 27, 2014 Aristotle: Nicomachean Ethics  III (1109b27-1119b19) IV 2-3 (1122a19-1125a35) V 1-7 (1129a1- 1135a14)
Jan. 30 , 2014 Aristotle: Nicomachean Ethics  VI, VII
Feb. 3, 2014 Aristotle: Nicomachean Ethics  VIII, IX (1155a1-1172a15)
Feb. 6, 2014 Aristotle: Nicomachean Ethics  X (1172a16-1181b24)
Feb. 10, 2014 Aristotle: Politics  I 1-7 (1252a1-1255b40), 12-13 (1259a37-1260b25) III 1-11 (1274b30-1282b13)
Feb. 13, 2014 Aristotle: Politics  III 12-18 (1282b14-1288b6) IV 1-12 (1288b10-1297a13) VII 1-4 (1323a14-1326b26), 7 (1327b18-1328a21)
Feb. 17, 2014 Sophocles: Oedipus Tyrannus
Feb. 20, 2014 Sophocles: Oedipus at Colonus
Feb. 24, 2014 Sophocles: Antigone
Feb. 27 , 2014 Plato: Timaeus  Beginning-57
Mar. 17, 2014 Aristotle: Physics  I (Α) 1 (184a10-184b16), II (Β) (192b8-200b11)
Mar. 20, 2014 Aristotle: Physics  III (Γ) 1-3 (200b12- 202b19) IV (Δ) 10-14 (217b30- 224a16)
Mar. 24, 2014 Aristotle: Physics  III (Γ) 4-6 (202b30- 207a32) IV (Δ) 1-2 (208a28- 210a13) 4-5 (210b33-213a12) 8 (214b12-216b21)
Mar. 27, 2014 Aristotle: Physics  VIII (Θ) 1 (250b11- 252b6) 4-7 (254b7-261b26) 9-10 (265a13-267b26)
Mar. 31, 2014 Sophocles: Philoctetes
Apr. 3, 2014 Aristotle: Metaphysics I (Α) 1-7 (980a21- 988b22) II (α) (993a30- 995a20)
Apr. 7, 2014 Aristotle: Metaphysics  IV (Γ) 1-4 (1003a21- 1009a5) VII (Ζ) 1-3 (1028a10- 1029b12), 17 (1041a6-b33)
Apr. 10, 2014 Aristotle: Metaphysics  IX (Θ) 6 (1048a25-b36), 8 (1049b4-1051a3) XII (Λ) 1 (1069a18-b7), 6-10 (1071b3- 1076a4)
Apr. 14, 2014 Euripides: Hippolytus
Apr. 17, 2014 Euripides: The Bacchae
Apr. 21, 2014 Aristotle: Poetics  1-19 (1447a10-1456b19)
Apr. 24, 2014 Aristophanes: The Frogs
Apr. 28, 2014 Aristotle: On the Soul  I, 1; II, 1-7, 11-12
May 1, 2014 Aristotle: On the Soul  III, 1-13
May 5, 2014 Plato: Phaedrus  beginning-257
May 8, 2014 Plato: Phaedrus  257-end



 

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