Authority & Freedom
Syllabus
DATE
READINGS
1/3
Course Introduction
1/5
The Epic of Gilgamesh: xxxi-lv, 1-29
1/8
The Epic of Gilgamesh: 30-62
1/10
The Epic of Gilgamesh: 62-99
1/12
The Book of Genesis: xxxix-l, 3-25
1/15
The Book of Genesis: 26-49
1/17The Book of Genesis: 50-91
1/19
The Book of Genesis: 92-123
1/22
Sophocles/Antigone: vii-xxvii, 1-26
1/24
Sophocles/Antigone: vii-xxvii, 26-62
1/26
Plato/Apology: xi-xxvi, 29-62
1/29 Plato/Phaedo: 83-125
1/31
Plato/Phaedo: 125-169
2/2
St. Augustine/Confessions: ix-xxvi, 3-34
2/5
St. Augustine/Confessions: 35-89
2/7
St. Augustine/Confessions: 90-132
2/9
St. Augustine/Confessions: 133-178
2/12
Bhagavad Gita: xxiii-xlvii, 3-20
2/14
Bhagavad Gita: 21-52
2/16
Bhagavad Gita: 53-88
2/19
Zhuangzi: vii-xviii, 3-21, 68-76, 84
2/21
Zhuangzi: 21-38, 77-83, 85-92
2/23
Zhuangzi: 39-54, 95-103
2/26
Zhuangzi: 57-66, 103-125    Topic Paper
2/28
Mengzi: xiii-xliv, 1A
3/2
Mengzi: 2A, 4B26, 4B33, 6A, 7A15
3/5Mengzi: 1B5-6, 1B8, 3A3, 3B9, 5A, 6B1-2, 7A1-4, 7A35, 7B24, 7B37-8
3/7
Popol Vuh: 26-42 (Recommended: 59-90, 112-139, 154-212, 223-255)
3/9Concluding Reflections    Final Paper