Graduate Institute in Liberal Arts
Philosophy and Theology Tutorial and Seminar Reading Lists - Fall
PHILOSOPHY AND THEOLOGY TUTORIAL READING LIST
Monday, Thursday 5:00 – 6:15 p.m.
The reading assignment for the first tutorial should be completed before the first class meeting.
First assignment: Plato, Meno 70‑81 (Stephanus pages noted in margin). Other daily assignments will be made by the tutor.
Week One - 2 meetings
Weeks Two through Four - 6 meetings
Aristotle, Metaphysics I 1‑5 (980a22‑987a29),VI 1 (1025b3‑1026a32),VII 1‑3 (1028a10‑1029b13), IX 1‑3 and 5-8 (1045a25‑1047b2, 1047b32-1051a3), XII 6‑7, 8 (last paragraph only), and 9-10 (1071b3‑1073a14, 1074b1-1074b14, 1074b15-1076a7)
Weeks Five through Six (Monday) - 3 meetings
Aquinas, Summa Theologica Part I, questions 1-2, 13
Weeks Six (Thursday) through Nine (Monday) - 6 meetings
Weeks Nine (Thursday) through Eleven (Monday) - 4 meetings
Hume, Treatise of Human Nature, Introduction and Part I, sections I-VII; Part III, I-IX; Part III, sections X-XV; Part IV, sections VI-VII
Weeks Eleven (Thursday) through Fourteen - 6 meetings
(Week Thirteen: no Thursday class because of Thanksgiving)
Kant, Prolegomena to Any Future Metaphysics
Weeks Fifteen through Sixteen - 4 meetings total
Nietzsche, Beyond Good and Evil, Preface, parts 1, 2, 4 (epigrams 150‑164 only), 5, 6
PHILOSOPHY AND THEOLOGY SEMINAR READING LIST
Monday, Thursday 7:30 – 9:30 p.m.
The reading assignment for the first seminar should be completed before the first class meeting.
1. Genesis, chapters 1‑11
2. Genesis, chapters 12‑50
5. Plato, Symposium to 201c (Stephanus pages noted in margin)
6. Symposium 201c to end
7. Plato, Phaedo to 89
8. Phaedo 89 to end
12. Augustine, Confessions Books 1-5
13. Confessions Books 6‑9
14. Confessions Books 10‑11
15. Kierkegaard, Philosophical Fragments I through III
16. Philosophical Fragments IV through V