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Online Texts for Program Readings: Spring Semester

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

Online Texts

This is a guide with links to full-text/audio resources of program works. Below is a list of databases with full-text sources and audio recordings.  Please contact Cara Sabolcik, Associate Library Director for help accessing these resources.

Digital Loeb Classical Library Early Modern Texts Naxos Music Library Naxos Spoken Word Library Open Library Project Gutenberg

Spring Semester Reading List

Date Reading Online Resources
February 4 George Eliot: Middlemarch
February 8 George Eliot: Middlemarch
February 11 No seminar—Move-in day
February 15 Hume: Treatise of Human Nature (selections)
See Spring Semester Appendix
February 18 Hume: Treatise of Human Nature (selections)
See Spring Semester Appendix
February 22 Hume: Treatise of Human Nature (selections)
See Spring Semester Appendix
February 25 Kant: Critique of Pure Reason (selections)
See Spring Semester Appendix
March 1 Kant: Critique of Pure Reason (selections)
See Spring Semester Appendix
March 4 Kant: Critique of Pure Reason (selections)
See Spring Semester Appendix

March 8 Kant: Critique of Pure Reason (selections)
See Spring Semester Appendix
March 11 Kant: Critique of Pure Reason (selections)
See Spring Semester Appendix
March 15 Kant: Critique of Pure Reason (selections)
See Spring Semester Appendix
March 18 Kant: Critique of Pure Reason (selections)
See Spring Semester Appendix
March 22 Kant: Critique of Pure Reason (selections)
See Spring Semester Appendix
March 25 Kant: Critique of Pure Reason (selections)
See Spring Semester Appendix
March 29 Locke: Second Treatise of Government
Chapters I–IX
April 1 Locke: Second Treatise of Government
Chapters X–XIX
April 5 Jane Austen: Pride and Prejudice
April 8
Rousseau: Discourse on the Origins of Inequality
Part I, Letter, Prefaces, (including the question that
precedes Part I, as well as the author’s notes)
April 12 Rousseau: Discourse on the Origins of Inequality
Part II
April 15 Rousseau: The Social Contract
I, Chapters 1–3, 5–9
II, Chapters 1–7, 11
III, Chapters 1–5, 9, 11–12, 14–18
IV, Chapters 1, 2, 7–8
April 19 Molière: The Misanthrope
April 22 Mozart: Don Giovanni
April 26

Kant: Foundation of Metaphysics of Morals
Section I (omit Kant’s Preface)
Section II (through the 3rd formulation,
i.e. up to end of marginal number 430—
middle of page 98 in Harper ; 
bottom of page 37 in Hackett)

April 29 Kant: Foundations of Metaphysics of Morals
Remainder of Section II; Section III
May 3 Swift: Gulliver’s Travels
“Advertisement”
“Letter from Gulliver”
“Publisher to Reader”
I, II
May 6
Swift: Gulliver’s Travels
III, IV
May 10 Adam Smith: Wealth of Nations
See Spring Semester Appendix
May 13 Adam Smith: Wealth of Nations
See Spring Semester Appendix
May 17
  • Declaration of IndependenceArticles of Confederation
  • U.S. Constitution (without amendments)
  • Madison, Hamilton, Jay: The Federalist (selections)
  • See Spring Semester Appendix
Articles of Confederation
Declaration of Independence
U.S Constitution 
May 20

U.S. Constitution

The Federalist

May 24 Madison, Hamilton, Jay: The Federalist (selections)
See Spring Semester Appendix

May 27 Mark Twain: Huckleberry Finn