Junior Reading List, 2013–14

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. 29, 2013

Cervantes: Don Quixote, Volume I

Sep. 2, 2013

Don Quixote, Volume II

Sep. 5, 2013

Descartes: Meditations, To the Reader, Synopsis, Meditations I-III

Sep. 9, 2013

Meditations, IV-VI

Sep. 12, 2013

Pascal: Pensees, selections

Sep. 16, 2013

Pensees, selections

Sep. 19, 2013

Milton: Paradise Lost, Books 1-3

Sep. 23, 2013

Paradise Lost, Books 4-5; 8-9

Sep. 26, 2013

Paradise Lost, Books 10-12

Sep. 30, 2013

Hobbes: Leviathan, "Dedication," "Preface," Chapters 1-9

Oct. 3, 2013

Leviathan, Chapters 10-16

Oct. 7, 2013

Leviathan, Chapters 17-21,26, 31 [final paragraph] "Review & Conclusion"

Oct. 10, 2013

Spinoza: Theologico-Political Treatise

Oct. 14, 2013

Theologico-Political Treatise

Oct. 17, 2013

Locke: Second Treatise of Government

Oct. 21, 2013

Rousseau: Discourse on the Origin of Inequality*

Oct. 24, 2013

Discourse on the Origin of Inequality

Oct. 28, 2013

Preceptorials

Oct. 31, 2013

Preceptorials

Nov. 4, 2013

Preceptorials

Nov. 7, 2013

Preceptorials

Nov. 11, 2013

Preceptorials

Nov. 14, 2013

Preceptorials

Nov. 18, 2013

Preceptorials

Nov. 21, 2013

Preceptorials

Nov. 25, 2013

Preceptorials

Dec. 2, 2013

Preceptorials

Dec. 5, 2013

Preceptorials

Dec. 9, 2013

Preceptorials

Dec. 12, 2013

Preceptorials

Dec. 16, 2013

Preceptorials

Dec. 19, 2013

Preceptorials

Dec. 20-Jan. 19, 2014

WINTER VACATION

Jan. 20, 2014

Swift: Gulliver’s Travels, 1-2

Jan. 23, 2014

Gulliver’s Travels, 3-4

Jan. 27, 2014

Leibniz, selections

Jan. 30, 2013

Leibniz, selections

Feb. 3, 2014

Hume: Treatise of Human Nature

Feb. 6, 2014

Treatise of Human Nature

Feb. 10, 2014

Treatise of Human Nature

Feb. 13, 2014

Hume: Enquiry Concerning Principles of Morals

Feb. 17, 2014

Kant: Critique of Pure Reason

Feb. 20, 2014

Critique of Pure Reason

Feb. 24, 2014

Critique of Pure Reason

Feb. 27, 2014

Critique of Pure Reason

Mar. 3, 2014

Critique of Pure Reason

Mar. 6, 2014

Critique of Pure Reason

Mar. 10, 2014

Critique of Pure Reason

Mar. 13, 2014

Wordsworth: Two Part Prelude

Mar. 14-29, 2014

SPRING VACATION

Mar. 31, 2014

Austen: Pride and Prejudice, (Vol I-II)

Apr. 3, 2014

Pride and Prejudice, (Vol III)

Apr. 7, 2014

Rousseau: Social Contract, I, II, IV-8 “Civil Religion”

Apr. 10, 2014

Kant: Critique of Pure Reason, “Canon;” Groundwork of the Metaphysics of Morals

Apr. 14, 2014

Groundwork of the Metaphysics of Morals

Apr. 17, 2014

Mozart: Don Giovanni

Apr. 21, 2014

Adam Smith: Wealth of Nations

Apr. 24, 2014

Wealth of Nations

Apr. 28, 2014

Wealth of Nations

May 1, 2014

Hawthorne: Scarlet Letter, Author’s preface; “Custom House”; Ch. 1-8

May 5, 2014

Scarlet Letter, Ch. 9-end

May 8, 2014

Declaration of Independence; U.S. Constitution | Madison, Hamilton, Jay: The Federalist*

May 12, 2014

The Federalist

May 15, 2014

The Federalist

May 19, 2014

Twain: Huckleberry Finn, Ch. 1-21

May 22, 2014

Huckleberry Finn, Ch. 22-end



Pensees:  The "thoughts" are numbered differently in the three editions generally available, and are correlated in the following lists.   P=Penguin, D/ML=Dutton and Modern Library, G=Great Books.   Thursday, September 12 and Monday, September 16  

Sept. 12, 2013 First Assignment

Sept. 16, 2013 Second Assignment

P

D/ML

GB

P

D/ML

GB

512

1

1

60

294

294

511

2

2

103

298

298

751

3

3

554

303

303

513

4

4

977

320

320

675

29

29

688

323

323

587

34

34

525

325

325

647

35

35

26

330

330

199

72

72

533

331

331

44

82

82

200

347

347

45

83

83

33

374

374

978

100

100

905

385

385

622

131

131

109

392

392

136

139

139

406

395

395

137

143

143

128

396

396

523

145

145

114

397

397

414

171

171

117

409

409

427

194

194

621

412

412

612

219

219

410

413

413

429

229

229

122

416

416

418

233

233

121

418

418

577

234

234

148

425

425

781

242

242

149

430

430

808

245

245

131

434

434

188

267

267

208

435

435

170

268

268

142

463

463

167

269

269

398

524

524

174

270

270

352

525

525

82

271

271

192

526

527

182

272

272

212

527

528

173

273

273

353

528

529

530

274

274

712

529

530

975

275

275

538

530

531

983

276

276

358

537

538

423

277

277

190

542

543

424

278

278

189

546

547

588

279

279

449

555

556

377

280

280

835

563

564

155

281

281

502

570

571

110

282

282

926

581

582

 

 

 

242

584

585

 

 

 

446

585

586

 

 

 

286

608

609

 

 

 

281

612

613

 

 

 

454

618

619

 

 

 

451

619

620

 

 

 

311

639

640

 

 

 

392

643

644

 

 

 

270

669

670

 

 

 

257

683

684

 

 

 

269

691

692

 

 

 

19

692

693

 

 

 

793

736

737

 

 

 

308

792

793

 

 

 

846

807

807

 

 

 

184

810

811

 

 

 

169

811

812

 

Date

Supplemental Reading

Oct. 10, 2013

Theologico Political Treatise, Preface, Chs. I, II, IV, VI-VII

Oct. 14, 2013

Theologico Political Treatise, Chs. XI-XVI, XIX, XX

Oct. 17, 2013

Second Treatise of Government, Numbered paragraphs 1-51, 86-100, 119-158, 199, 211-243

Oct. 21, 2013

Discourse on the Origin of Inequality, Letter to the Republic of Geneva, Preface, Part I

Oct. 24, 2013

Discourse on the Origin of Inequality, Part II

Jan. 27, 2014

Philosophical Essays, (Hackett): pp. 138 - 145 (New System of Nature); pp. 171 - 178 (from correspondence with de Volder); pp. 155 -167 (On Nature Itself)

Jan, 30, 2014

Philosophical Essays, pp. 206-213 (Principles of Nature and Grace); pp. 213-225 (Monadology)

Feb. 3, 2014

Treatise of Human Nature, "Introduction," Book I, Part I; Part III: sections I-VI

Feb. 6, 2014

Treatise of Human Nature, Book I, Part III: sections VII-VIII, X, XII, XIV and XV

Feb. 10, 2014

Treatise of Human Nature, Book I, Part IV, sections I-II, VI-VII

Feb. 13, 2014

Enquiry Concerning Principles of Morals, I-VI; IX; Appendix 1. “Concerning Moral Sentiment”; Appendix 2. “Of Self-Love”

Feb. 17, 2014

Critique of Pure Reason, "Preface" to Second Edition; "Introduction," pp. 17-62.  Note: pagination is taken from the Norman Kemp Smith Translation. Pagination for the 2 other main editions is available in the St. John’s College Bookstore.

Feb. 20, 2014

"Transcendental Aesthetic," (pp. 65-91)

Feb. 24, 2014

"Transcendental Logic," "Introduction;" "Transcendental Analytic," Book I, Chapter I (pp.92-119), Book I, Chapter II, Section 1 (pp. 120-128)

Feb. 27, 2014

"Transcendental Analytic," Book I Chapter II, Section 2 (second edition, pp.151-175)

Mar. 3, 2014

"Transcendental Analytic," Book II, Chapter I (pp. 180-187); Chapter II, Analogies of Experience (first paragraph only, pp. 208-209), Second Analogy (first four paragraphs only, pp. 218-221); Chapter III (pp. 257-275, but omit all passages contained only in A= first edition, at bottom of pages 260-261 and 263-271)

Mar. 6, 2014

"Transcendental Dialectic," "Introduction" (pp. 297-307); Book I (pp. 308-326); Book II, The Dialectical Inferences of Pure Reason (pp. 327-328) and Chapter II, Introduction and Sections 1 and 2 (First and Third Antinomies only) (pp. 384-402, 409-415)

Mar. 10, 2014

"Transcendental Dialectic," Book II, Chapter II, Sections 3-8 and Section 9 (parts I and III only), pp. 422-458, 464-479, 483-484

Apr. 10, 2014

Critique of Pure Reason, “Canon” (pp. 629-653); Groundwork of the Metaphysics of Morals: Preface and Section I

Apr. 14, 2014

Groundwork of the Metaphysics of Morals, Second section-third section

 
Adam Smith, The Wealth of Nations:  The Modern Library edition of The Wealth of Nations does not contain paragraph numbers.  The following table correlates the readings in the Liberty Fund edition with the Modern Library Edition.

 

Seminar Date

Liberty Fund Edition

Modern Library Edition

April 21, 2014

“Introduction and Plan of Work”

xxiii-xxvi

 

Book I, Chapters 1-4; Chapter 5, (first ten paragraphs)

3-37

 

Book I, Chapters 6-7

53-72

April 24, 2014

Book I, Chapter 8, (paragraphs 1-27, 35-45, last paragraph)

73-84 (to “In Great Britain…”), 89-95 (to “In Years of Plenty…”), 99

 

Book I, Chapter 9, (First 4 paragraphs)

100-101 (to “By the 37th…”)

 

Book I, Chapter 10, Introduction, Part I, (paragraphs 1-26)

114-124 (to “That the chance of gain…”)

 

Book I, Chapter 10, Part II, (paragraphs 1-17, 41-end)

136-143 (to “The government of towns…”), 155-165

 

Book I,  Chapter 11, Conclusion

284-288

 

Book II, Introduction

299-301

 

Book II, Chapter 1

302-309

 

Book II, Chapter 3

360-380

April 28, 2014

Book III, Chapter 1

407-412

 

Book III, Chapter 3

426-438

 

Book III, Chapter 4, (paragraphs 1-18)

439-448 (to “This order, however…”)

 

Book IV, Introduction, Chapter 1, (paragraphs 1-4, 34-end)

455-458 ( to “In consequence of these…”), 478-480 (beginning with “ I thought it necessary…”)

 

Book IV, Chapter 2, (paragraphs 1-15, 40-end)

481-487 (to the bottom of the page), 498-502 (beginning with “The case in which…”)

 

Book IV, Chapter 3, Part II

520-532

 

Book IV, Chapter 9, (last 3 paragraphs)

745-746

 

Book V, Chapter 1, Part III, article 2 (paragraphs 48-end

839-846 (beginning with “Ought the public…”)

 

Book V, Chapter 1, part III, article 3, (paragraphs 1-25)

846-863 (to “In this situation…”)

   

 

Date

Reading

May 8, 2014

The Federalist, 1,2,6,9 together with the Declaration of Independence and theU.S. Constitution

May 12, 2014

The Federalist,  10,15, 23, 39, 49, 50, 51

May 15, 2014

The Federalist,  57, 62, 63, 68, 69, 76, 78, 84

 

"I have gained this from philosophy: that I do without being commanded what others do only from fear of the law."
- Aristotle