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Online Texts for Program Readings: Fall Semester

This guide provides links to full-text resources and audio resources available for program readings.

2021 Fall Semester Reading List

Date Reading Online Resources
August 26 Tolstoi: War and Peace
August 30 Tolstoi: War and Peace (See above bullets)
September 2

Hegel: Phenomenology of Spirit Introduction (73–89)

September 6 Hegel: Phenomenology of Spirit
Sense Certainty;
Perception (90–116
(See above bullets)
September 9 Hegel: Phenomenology of Spirit
The Truth of Self-Certainty (177 only);
Lordship and Bondage (178–196)
(See above bullets)
September 13

Hegel: Phenomenology of Spirit Stoicism and Skepticism (197–206)

(See above bullets)
September 16 Hegel: Phenomenology of Spirit
Unhappy Consciousness (207–230);
Reason (231–232)
(See above bullets)
September 20 Hegel: Phenomenology of Spirit Conscience and The Beautiful Soul (632–658) (See above bullets)
September 23 Hegel: Phenomenology of Spirit
The Beautiful Soul and Forgiveness (659671);
Absolute Knowing, sections 806–808
(See above bullets)
September 27 Tocqueville: Democracy in America See Appendix
September 30 Tocqueville: Democracy in America See Appendix (See above bullets)
October 4

Marx and Engels: Communist Manifesto;
Economic and Philosophic Manuscripts of 1844,
Chapters “Estranged Labor",
“Antithesis of Capital and Labor",
Private Property and Labor”,
“Private Property and Communism”
(Prometheus edition, pages 69–114, 203–243)

October 7 Marx and Engels: Capital (selections) See Appendix
  • Vol. 1 (Marxists Internet Archive)
  • Vol. 3 (Marxists Internet Archive)
October 11 Marx Engels: Capital (selections) See Appendix (See above bullets)
October 14 Marx: The German Ideology all of Part One
(International Publishers pp. 35–95);
“Theses on Feuerbach (pp. 121–123)
October 18 Kierkegaard: Fear and Trembling through Problema I
October 21

Kierkegaard: Philosophical Fragments
Chapters I–III
(including Appendix)

October 25 Kierkegaard: Philosophical Fragments
Chapter IV–end (Moral)
(See above bullets)
October 28 – December 16 Preceptorial