Authority & Freedom
Syllabus
DATE
READINGS
9/10
Course Introduction
9/12
The Epic of Gilgamesh: xxxi-lv, 1-29
9/14
The Epic of Gilgamesh: 30-62
9/17
The Epic of Gilgamesh: 62-99
9/19
Genesis: xxxix-l, 3-25
9/21
Genesis: 26-49
9/24 Genesis: 50-91
9/26
Genesis: 92-123
9/28
Genesis: 124-164, 177-183
10/1
Sophocles’ Antigone: vii-xxvii, 1-26
10/3
SophoclesAntigone: 26-62
10/5 Plato’s Apology: xi-xxvi, 29-62
10/8
Plato’s Phaedo: 83-125
10/10
Plato’s Phaedo: 125-169
10/12
St. Augustine’s Confessions: ix-xxvi, 3-34
10/15
St. Augustine’s Confessions: 35-89
10/17
St. Augustine’s Confessions: 90-132
10/19
St. Augustine’s Confessions: 133-178
10/22
Bhagavad Gita: xxiii-xlvii, 3-20
10/24
Bhagavad Gita: 21-52
10/26
Bhagavad Gita: 53-88
10/29
Zhuangzi: vii-xviii, 3-21, 68-76, 84
10/31
Zhuangzi: 21-38, 77-83, 85-92
11/2
 Zhuangzi: 39-54, 95-103
11/5
Zhuangzi: 57-66, 103-125   Topic Paper
11/7
Mengzi: xiii-xliv, 1A
11/9Mengzi: 2A, 4B26, 4B33, 6A, 7A15
11/12
Mengzi: 1B5-6, 1B8, 3A3, 3B9, 5A, 6B1-2, 7A1-4, 7A35, 7B24, 7B37-8
11/14Popol Vuh: 26-42
11/16Concluding Reflections    Final Paper