Method: Shared inquiry discussion allows everyone to read and enjoy great works of literature. Discussion is based on the text at hand and only that text.
Material: The text is from “The Great Books Reading & Discussion Program,” Third Series, Vols. 1 and 2, and can be purchased online at Amazon or The Great Books Foundation bookstore.
Assignment: Prior to the first class, please read: John Dewey “Habits and Will.” Additional readings this term include: John Stuart Mill “On Liberty”; Shakespeare, “Hamlet”; The Bible, the Gospel of Mark; Thucydides, “The History of the Peloponnesian War”; and from Vol. 2, Carl von Clausewitz, “On War”; Anton Chekhov, “Uncle Vanya”; Maimonides, “On Evil.”