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. 2 and 3, and can be purchased online at Amazon or The Great Books Foundation bookstore.
Assignment: Before the first class, please read: The Iliad, Homer. Additional readings this term include Vol. 2: Principles of Government, Montesquieu; and from Vol. 3: The Canterbury Tales, Chaucer; Agamemnon, Aeschylus; The Beast in the Jungle, Henry James; The Prince, Machiavelli; The Death of Ivan Ilych, Tolstoy; and Friendship, Emerson (instructor will provide reading material for Friendship.)