Junior 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

Reading

Aug. 22, 2013

Cervantes: Don Quixote  Part I

Aug. 26, 2013

Cervantes: Don Quixote

Aug. 29, 2013

Descartes: Meditations  Letter of Dedication, Preface, I-III

Sep. 02, 2013

Descartes: Meditations  IV-VI

Sep. 05, 2013

Pascal: Pensées  Chapter II: 13, 21, 25, 30, 36, 44, 47, 413, 627, 628, 688, 697, 806, 978; III: 54-56, 58, 60, 65, 71, 72, 75; IV: 78, 79, 622, 641, 771; V: 80, 81, 83, 85, 87, 89-93, 95, 97, 98, 101-103, 577, 665, 711, 828; VI: 106-108, 111-116, 118; VII: 119, 121, 122, 124-128, 131, 398, 401, 410; VIII: 132-134, 136, 138, 139, 414; IX: 140, 143, 145, 407; X: 148, 152, 198-201

Sep. 09, 2013

Pascal: Pensées Chapter VI: 110; XI: 149; XII: 151, 157, 160-162, 165, 166, 418, 427, 428, 434, 442, 444; XIII: 170, 173-175, 182-185, 187, 188; XIV: 189, 190, 192, 446, 449; XV: 194, 511, 512; XV (bis): 416, 417, 431, 471; XVI: 205, 208, 210, 214-216, 219, 220; XVIII: 228, 232, 234, 239, 241, 242; XIX: 255, 265; XXIII: 298, 300, 301, 308, 309, 423, 424; XXIV: 332, 335; XXVI: 351-354, 357, 358, 360, 364, 372, 373, 808, 821; XXVII: 378, 380, 381, 835, 846, 913 (Memorial)

Sep. 12, 2013

Milton: Paradise Lost  I-III

Sep. 16, 2013

Milton: Paradise Lost  Books IV; V; VI Argument only; VII Argument, 1-39; VIII

Sep. 19, 2013

Milton: Paradise Lost  IX-X, XI to 428, XII 446 to end

Sep. 23, 2013

Hobbes: Leviathan  Letter of Dedication, Author's Preface, Chapters 1-11

Sep. 26, 2013

Hobbes:  Leviathan  Chapters 12-18

Sep. 30, 2013

Hobbes: Leviathan  Chapters 19-21, 24-25, 27, 28 (only the very last paragraph), 29

Oct. 03, 2013

Hobbes: Leviathan  Chapters 30-31, 32 (first four paragraphs), 38 (paragraphs 3-6, 17-24, according to the Hackett numbering), 39, 43, 46-47; A Review and Conclusion (last paragraph)

Oct. 07, 2013

Spinoza: Theologico-Political Treatise  Preface and Chapters I-VI

Oct. 10, 2013

Spinoza: Theologico-Political Treatise  Chapters VII, XII-XVII (stopping right after reference to Tacitus on page 217 of Dover, or page 194 of Hackett, or sentence number 17.3.13 in Yaffe); XIX-XX

Oct. 14, 2013

Leibniz: Discourse on Metaphysics

Oct. 17, 2013

Leibniz: Philosophical Essays  R. Ariew and D. Garber: Part I: No. 17, "New System of Nature" (pp. 138-145); Nos. 20-21, "On the Ultimate Origination of Things," "On Nature Itself" (pp. 149-167)

Oct. 21, 2013

Leibniz: Principles of Nature and Grace; Monadology; Philosophical Essays  Part I: No. 7, “Primary Truths” (pp. 30-34); Part II E: No. 4, “Letter to Clarke: Third Paper” [through paragraph 8] (pp. 324-326)

Oct. 24, 2013

Preceptorial

Oct. 28, 2013

Preceptorial

Nov. 01, 2013

Preceptorial

Nov. 04, 2013

Preceptorial

Nov. 7, 2013

Preceptorial

Nov. 11, 2013

Preceptorial

Nov. 14, 2013

Preceptorial

Nov. 18, 2013

Preceptorial

Nov. 21, 2013

Preceptorial

Nov. 25, 2013

Preceptorial

Dec. 02, 2013

Preceptorial

Dec. 05, 2013

Preceptorial

Dec. 09, 2013

Preceptorial

Dec. 12, (Thurs.) 2013

Preceptorial

 2013-2014 Seminar Reading List - Spring Semester

Date

Reading

Jan. 6, 2014

 George Eliot: Middlemarch

Jan. 9, 2014

 George Eliot: Middlemarch

Jan. 13, 2014

 Hume: Treatise of Human Nature - Introduction; Book I, Part I; Part II, section 6; Part III, sections 1-8

Jan. 16, 2014

 Hume: Treatise of Human Nature - Book I, Part III, section 14 and 15; Part IV, section 1; Part IV, sections 2, 6-7; Appendix, pp. 633-636 (paragraphs 10-21) (old Oxford, also Prometheus) or pp. 398 bottom-401 (Oxford new ed. of 2004) or 675 middle-678 middle (Penguin)

Jan. 20, 2014

 Hume: Treatise of Human Nature - Book II, Part 1, sections 1, 2, 3, 11; Book II, Part 2, sections 6, 7, 9; Book II, Part 3, section 3; Book III, Part 1, sections 1, 2; Book III, Part 2, sections 1, 2

Jan. 23, 2014

 Kant: Critique of Pure Reason [A = First edition, 1781; B = Second edition, 1787] -Preface and Introduction Bvii-B30 (omitting the note on Bxl-Bxli)

Jan. 27, 2014

 Kant: Critique of Pure Reason - Transcendental Aesthetic B33-B73 [=A19-A49]

Jan. 30 , 2014

 Kant: Critique of Pure Reason - Introduction to Transcendental Logic: I. Logic in General B74-B76 beginning [=A50-A52 beginning]; II. Transcendental Logic B79-B82 beginning[=A55-A57]; Transcendental Analytic B89-B91 [=A64-A66] // Analytic of Concepts: Chapter I through Table of Categories B91-B107 [=A66-A82 beginning]; Chapter II: Section 1 B116-B129 [=A84-A95 beginning]

Feb. 3, 2014

 Kant: Critique of Pure Reason - Transcendental Deduction in B (complete) B130-B169

Feb. 6, 2014

 Kant: Critique of Pure Reason - Analytic of Principles: Introduction; Chapter I (Schematism) & Chapter II: Sections 1, 2 & 3 B169-B202 [=A130-A162]

Feb. 10, 2014

 Kant: Critique of Pure Reason - Analogies of Experience: First Analogy and Second Analogy B218-B244 beginning [=A176-A199 beginning]; Refutation of Idealism B274-B279 beginning; Footnote from Second Preface Bxxxix-Bxli

Feb. 13, 2014

 Kant: Critique of Pure Reason - Ground of the Distinction...B294-B306 [=A235-A248], Phenomena and Noumena A248 end-A253 // Transcendental Dialectic: Introduction & Book I B349-B396 [=A293-A338]

Feb. 17, 2014

 Kant: Critique of Pure Reason - Transcendental Dialectic: Book II, Chapter II: Section 1 B432-B438 [=A406-A411]; Section 2: First, Second, Third Antinomies and Statement of Fourth Antinomy B454-B481 [=A426-A453]; Section 3 B490-B504 beginning [=A462-A476 beginning]

Feb. 20, 2014

 Kant: Critique of Pure Reason - Transcendental Dialectic: Book II, Chapter II: Sections 7 & 8 B525-B543 [=A497-A515]; Section 9: Solution of Third Antinomy B560-B586 [=A532-A558]

Feb. 24, 2014

 Locke: Second Treatise of Government  Chapters I-IX

Feb. 27 , 2014

 Locke: Second Treatise of Government  Chapters X-XIX

Mar. 17, 2014

 Jane Austen: Pride and Prejudice

Mar. 20, 2014

 Rousseau: Discourse on the Origins of Inequality  Part I, Letter, Prefaces, (including the question that precedes Part I, as well as the author's notes)

Mar. 24, 2014

 Rousseau: Discourse on the Origins of Inequality  Part II

Mar. 27, 2014

 Rousseau: The Social Contract  I: Chapters 1-3, 5-9; II: Chapters 1-7, 11; III: Chapters 1-5, 9, 11-12, 14-18; IV: Chapters 7-8

Mar. 31, 2014

 Molière: The Misanthrope

Apr. 3, 2014

 Mozart: Don Giovanni

Apr. 7, 2014

 Kant: Foundation of Metaphysics of Morals  Section I (omit Kant's Preface), II (through the 3rd formulation, i.e. up to end of marginal number 430 – which is in the middle of page 98 in Harper, at the bottom of page 37 in Hackett)

Apr. 10, 2014

 Kant: Foundations of Metaphysics of Morals  Remainder of Section II; III

Apr. 14, 2014

 Swift: Gulliver's Travels  "Advertisement"; "Letter from Gulliver"; "Publisher to Reader"; I, II

Apr. 17, 2014

 Swift: Gulliver's Travels  III, IV

Apr. 21, 2014

 Adam Smith: Wealth of Nations (page numbers are from the Liberty Press edition)
Book I, Chapters I-X with following omissions: (a) Chapter V - omit paragraph 20 to end (omit pp. 55-64): Stop just before the paragraph beginning "Though at distant ..." (b) Chapter X, part I - omit paragraph 27 to end of Part I (pp. 125-135): Stop just before the paragraph beginning "That the chance ..." (c) Chapter X, Part II - omit paragraph 33-59 (pp. 146-157): Stop just before the paragraph beginning "Secondly ..." and start with paragraph beginning "I shall conclude ..."

Apr. 24, 2014

  Adam Smith: Wealth of Nations
Book II, Chapter I (pp. 279-285)
Book II, Chapter III - omit paragraph 33 to end (pp. 344-349): Stop just before paragraph beginning "The annual produce of the land and the labor of England..."
Book III, Chapter I (pp. 376-380)
Book III, Chapter IV - omit paragraphs 19-end (pp. 422-427): Stop just before paragraph beginning "This order, however, being contrary to the natural..."
Book IV, Chapter II - read only paragraphs 1-15 (pp. 452-459): Stop just before paragraph beginning "Merchants and manufacturers are the people..."
Book IV, Chapter III, Part II, paragraphs 1-11 (pp. 488-495): Stop just before paragraph beginning "It is in consequence of these maxims..."
Book IV, Chapter IX – read only paragraphs 48-52 (pp. 686-688): Start with paragraph beginning "The greatest..." and continue to the end of the chapter
Book V, Chapter I, Part III, Art. 2, paragraph 46-end of Article 2 (pp. 780-788): Start with paragraph beginning "Were there no publick institutions for education..."

Apr. 28, 2014

 Madison, Hamilton, Jay: The Federalist  1, 2, 6, 9-11, 12 (first three paragraphs); Declaration of Independence; Articles of Confederation; The Constitution of the United States without amendments;

May 1, 2014

 Madison, Hamilton, Jay: The Federalist  15-17, 23, 31, 37-39; Amendments to The Constitution of the United States

May 5, 2014

 Madison, Hamilton, Jay: The Federalist  47-51, 57, 62-63, 68, 69, 76, 78

May 8, 2014

 Mark Twain: Huckleberry Finn

 

 

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