Graduate Institute in Liberal Arts
Philosophy and Theology Tutorial and Seminar Reading List - Summer
Philosophy and Theology Tutorial Reading List
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday Friday 10:30 a.m. - Noon
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 (Monday, Tuesday) - 2 meetings
Weeks One (Wednesday, Friday) through Two (Monday, Tuesday, Wed, Friday) - 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)
Week Three (Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday) - 3 meetings
Aquinas, Summa Theologica Part I, questions 1*-2, 13
*Please read “Articles of Faith”. Copies are available in the bookstore.
Weeks Three (Friday) through Five (Monday) - 6 meetings
Weeks Five (Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday) though Six (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 Six (Tues, Wed, Fri) through Seven (Mon, Tues, Wed) - 6 meetings
Kant, Prolegomena to Any Future Metaphysics
Weeks Seven (Fri) though Eight (Mon, Tues, Wed) - 4 meetings total
Nietzsche, Beyond Good and Evil, Preface, parts 1, 2, 4 (epigrams 150‑164 only), 5, 6, 9
Philosophy and Theology Seminar Reading List
Monday and Thursday 7:00 – 9:00 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