Santa Fe Senior Seminar Readings

Below is the schedule of senior seminar readings for the Fall 2022 semester. Also see

Senior Seminar Readings Fall 2022

This 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.

Senior Seminar Readings for Fall 2022
Date Reading
August 25 Tolstoy, War and Peace
August 29 Tolstoy, War and Peace
September 1 Hegel, Phenomenology of Spirit (Miller Translation Required): “Introduction” (pp. 46–57)
September 5 Hegel, Phenomenology of Spirit (Miller Translation Required): “Sense-Certainty and Perception” (pp. 58–79)
September 8 Hegel, Phenomenology of Spirit (Miller Translation Required): “Self Consciousness” (pp. 104–119)
September 12 Hegel, Phenomenology of Spirit (Miller Translation Required): “Stoicism, Skepticism, and the Unhappy Consciousness” (pp. 119–138)
September 15 Hegel, Phenomenology of Spirit (Miller Translation Required): “Spirit: The ethical order: The ethical world & Ethical action” (pp. 263–289)
September 19 Hegel, Philosophy of History, Introduction (pp. 12–56 Rauch translation)
September 22 Marx (All Marx readings from The Marx-Engels Reader, ed. Robert Tucker)
Economic and Philosophic Manuscripts: Estranged Labor, Private Property and Communism, The Meaning of Human Requirements, The Power of Money in Bourgeois Society, pp. 70–105
Communist Manifesto
September 26 Marx (All Marx readings from The Marx-Engels Reader, ed. Robert Tucker)
On the Jewish Question, Part I, pp. 26–46
The German Ideology, Part I, “Feuerbach”, pp. 146–202
September 29 Kierkegaard, Fear and Trembling, from the Preface through the “First Problem” and the Epilogue
October 3 Kierkegaard, The Sickness Unto Death, The beginning of the book through the section titled “Despair Over the Earthly or Something Earthly,” pp. 1–60, Princeton edition, Hong translation, or pp. 33–91, Penguin Classics edition, Hannay translation
October 6 Kierkegaard, The Sickness Unto Death, The remainder of the book, skipping several sections, beginning with “Sin is Not a Negation but a Position” through the first, introductory section of “The Continuance of Sin.” In other words, read pp. 60–96, 109–131, Princeton Edition, or pp. 91–128, 142–165, Penguin Classics.
October 10 Nietzsche, Beyond Good and Evil, Preface, Parts I & II
October 13 Nietzsche, Beyond Good and Evil, Parts III–V
October 17 Nietzsche, Beyond Good and Evil, Parts VI & VII
October 20 Nietzsche, Beyond Good and Evil, Parts VIII & IX, “Aftersong”
October 24 Preceptorials
October 27 Preceptorials
October 31 Preceptorials
November 3 Preceptorials
November 7 Preceptorials
November 10 Preceptorials
November 14 Preceptorials
November 15 Preceptorials
November 21 Preceptorials
November 28 Preceptorials
December 1 Preceptorials
December 5 Preceptorials
December 8 Preceptorials
December 12 Preceptorials
December 15 Preceptorials

 

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