Authority & Freedom
Syllabus
DATE
READINGS
3/26
Course Introduction
3/28
The Epic of Gilgamesh: xxxi-lv, 1-29
3/30
Good Friday
4/2
The Epic of Gilgamesh: 30-62
4/4
The Epic of Gilgamesh: 62-99
4/6
Popol Vuh: 26-42 (Recommended: 59-90, 112-139, 154-212, 223-255)
4/9 The Book of Genesis: xxxix-l, 3-25
4/11
The Book of Genesis: 26-49
4/13
The Book of Genesis: 50-91
4/16
The Book of Genesis: 92-123
4/18
Sophocles/Antigone: vii-xxvii, 1-26
4/20 Sophocles/Antigone: 26-62
4/23
Plato/Apology: xi-xxvi, 29-62
4/25
Plato/Phaedo: 83-125
4/27
Plato/Phaedo: 125-169
4/30
St. Augustine/Confessions: ix-xxvi, 3-34
5/2
St. Augustine/Confessions: 35-89
5/4
St. Augustine/Confessions: 90-132
5/7
St. Augustine/Confessions: 133-178
5/9
Bhagavad Gita: xxiii-xlvii, 3-20
5/11
Bhagavad Gita: 21-52
5/14
Bhagavad Gita: 53-88
5/16
Zhuangzi: vii-xviii, 3-21, 68-76, 84
5/18
 Zhuangzi: 21-38, 77-83, 85-92
5/21
Zhuangzi: 39-54, 95-103 (Recommended: 57-66, 103-125)   Topic Paper
5/23
Mengzi: xiii-xliv, 1A
5/25Mengzi: 2A, 4B26, 4B33, 6A, 7A15
5/28
Memorial Day
5/30Mengzi: 1B5-6, 1B8, 3A3, 3B9, 5A, 6B1-2, 7A1-4, 7A35, 7B24, 7B37-8
6/1Concluding Reflections    Final Paper