February 11, 2021


St John's Master of Liberal Arts

I'm not sure if I'm going to attempt it, but St. John's offers a Master of Liberal Arts degree, and they have a reading list for that as well. I've but up the books from the list that I haven't read yet.

Books Unread

Aristotle De Anima Philosophy and Theology
Descartes Meditations Philosophy and Theology
Hume Treatise of Human Nature Philosophy and Theology
Kant Prolegomena to any Future Metaphysics Philosophy and Theology
Kant Grounding for the Metaphysics of Morals Philosophy and Theology
Calvin Institutes Philosophy and Theology
Hegel Phenomenology of Spirit Philosophy and Theology
Heidegger Being and Time Philosophy and Theology
Hume An Enquiry Concerning Human Understanding Philosophy and Theology
Kierkegaard Either/Or Philosophy and Theology
Merleau-Ponty Phenomenology of Perception Philosophy and Theology
Maimonides Guide for the Perplexed Philosophy and Theology
Wittgenstein Philosophical Investigations Philosophy and Theology
Xenophon Education of Cyrus Philosophy and Theology
Porete Julian of Norwich; Teresa of Avila Three Female Christian Mystics Philosophy and Theology
Albert Camus Essays and Novels on Rebellion, History, and the Absurd Ethics Philosophy and Theology
Descartes Discourse on Method and Passions of the Soul Philosophy and Theology
Carl Jung Essential Readings Philosophy and Theology
Marx Economic and Philosophical Manuscripts Politics and Society
Marx The German Ideology Politics and Society
Politics and Society
Montesquieu The Spirit of the Laws Politics and Society
Hegel Philosophy of Right Politics and Society
Lincoln Selected Speeches Politics and Society
Rousseau First and Second Discourses Politics and Society
Xenophon The Education of Cyrus Politics and Society
Hannah Arendt The Origins of Totalitarianism Politics and Society
Mad, Ham, Jay The Federalist Papers Politics and Society
Nozick Anarchy, State, and Utopia Politics and Society
Plato Timaeus Mathematics and Nature
Euclid Elements Mathematics and Nature
Ptolemy Almagest Mathematics and Nature
Galileo Dialogue Concerning the Two Chief World Systems Mathematics and Nature
Descartes Discourse on Method Mathematics and Nature
Bacon The New Organon Mathematics and Nature
Darwin The Origin of Species Mathematics and Nature
Lobachevski The Theory of Parallels Mathematics and Nature
Jung The 1912 Lectures on the Theory of Psychoanalysis Mathematics and Nature
Euclid Book V of the Elements Mathematics and Nature
Goethe Theory of Color Mathematics and Nature
Hilbert Foundations of Geometry Mathematics and Nature
Aristotle Physics Mathematics and Nature
Bacon The New Organon Mathematics and Nature
Newton Principia Mathematics and Nature
Newton Principia Mathematics and Nature
Apollonius Conic Sections Mathematics and Nature
Einstein Relativity: the Special and General Theory Mathematics and Nature
Lorenz Studies in Animal and Human Behavior Mathematics and Nature
Ramachandran Readings in Cognitive Neuroscience Mathematics and Nature
Thompson On Growth and Form Mathematics and Nature
Ellison Invisible Man Literature
Halldór Laxness Independent People Literature
Icelandic Sagas Literature
Jorge Luis Borges Ficciones Literature
Marquez One Hundred Years of Solitude Literature
O’Connor Wise Blood and selected short stories Literature
Rabelais Gargantua and Pantagruel Literature
Racine Phèdre, Brittanicus, and Athalie Literature
Rousseau Emile, Julie, or the New Heloise Letters of Two Lovers who live in a Small Town at the Foot of the Alps Literature
Tolstoy Anna Karenina, War and Peace Literature
Virgil The Aeneid; Georgics Literature
Woolf To the Lighthouse and Jacob’s Room Literature
William Faulkner The Sound and the Fury and Go Down, Moses Literature
Halldór Laxness Independent People Literature
Icelandic Sagas Literature
Jorge Luis Borges Ficciones Literature
Marquez One Hundred Years of Solitude Literature
Nietzsche The Use and Abuse of History History
Carlyle The French Revolution: A History History
Husserl The Crisis of European Sciences History
Tocqueville The Old Regime and the French Revolution History
Hegel Philosophy of History History

Books Read

Genesis Philosophy and Theology
Exodus Philosophy and Theology
Job Philosophy and Theology
Romans Philosophy and Theology
Plato Meno Philosophy and Theology
Plato Phaedo Philosophy and Theology
Plato Symposium Philosophy and Theology
Aristotle Metaphysics Philosophy and Theology
Matthew Philosophy and Theology
John Philosophy and Theology
Aquinas Summa Theologica Philosophy and Theology
Kierkegaard Philosophical Fragments Philosophy and Theology
Nietzsche Beyond Good and Evil Philosophy and Theology
Kant Critique of Pure Reason Philosophy and Theology
Nietzche On the Genealogy of Morals Philosophy and Theology
Spinoza Theologico-Political Treatise Philosophy and Theology
Augustine Confessions Philosophy and Theology
Plato Republic Politics and Society
Aristotle Nicomachean Ethics Politics and Society
Aquinas Summa Theologica Politics and Society
Machiavelli The Prince Politics and Society
Hobbes Leviathan Politics and Society
Locke Second Treatise of Civil Government Politics and Society
Rousseau Discourse on the Origin of Inequality Politics and Society
Nietzsche On the Genealogy of Morals Politics and Society
Tocqueville Democracy in America Politics and Society
Plutarch Lives of Lycurgus and Solon Politics and Society
Declaration of Independence, Articles of Confederation, U.S. Constitution Politics and Society
U.S. Supreme Court Decisions Politics and Society
Aristotle Politics Politics and Society
Hobbes Leviathan Politics and Society
Machiavelli Discourses on Livy Politics and Society
Plato Gorgias Politics and Society
Weber Protestant Ethic and the Spirit of Capitalism Politics and Society
Lucretius On the Nature of Things Mathematics and Nature
Freud Selected case studies Mathematics and Nature
Darwin The Voyage of the Beagle Mathematics and Nature
Shelley Frankenstein Mathematics and Nature
Homer lliad Literature
Homer Odyssey Literature
Aeschylus Agamemnon Literature
Aeschylus Libation Bearers Literature
Aeschylus Eumenides Literature
Sophocles Oedipus Rex Literature
Sophocles Oedipus at Colonus Literature
Sophocles Antigone Literature
Euripides Hippolytus Literature
Euripides Bacchae Literature
Aristophanes Frogs Literature
Aristotle Poetics Literature
Chaucer Canterbury Tales Literature
Shakespeare King Lear Literature
Cervantes Don Quixote Literature
Dante The Divine Comedy Literature
Dostoevsky The Brothers Karamazov, Demons Literature
Eliot Middlemarch Literature
Flaubert Madame Bovary Literature
Joyce Ulysses Literature
Melville Moby Dick Literature
Montaigne Essays Literature
Proust Remembrance of Things Past Literature
Joyce Ulysses Literature
Melville Moby Dick Literature
Montaigne Essays Literature
O’Connor Wise Blood and selected short stories Literature
Proust Remembrance of Things Past Literature
Rabelais Gargantua and Pantagruel Literature
Racine Phèdre, Brittanicus, and Athalie Literature
Rousseau Emile, Julie, or the New Heloise Letters of Two Lovers who live in a Small Town at the Foot of the Alps Literature
Tolstoy Anna Karenina, War and Peace Literature
Virgil The Aeneid; Georgics Literature
Woolf To the Lighthouse and Jacob’s Room Literature
William Faulkner The Sound and the Fury and Go Down, Moses Literature
Milton Paradise Lost Literature
Shakespeare King Lear and A Winter’s Tale Literature
I-II Samuel History
Herodotus Histories History
Thucydides Peloponnesian War History
Polybius Histories History
Tacitus Annals History
Augustine City of God History
Livy History of Rome History
Gibbon Decline and Fall of the Roman Empire History
Vico The New Science History
Kant Idea for a Universal History from a Cosmopolitan Point of View History
Kant The Contest of Faculties History
Marx The German Ideology History
Husserl The Vienna Lecture: “Philosophy and the Crisis of European Humanity” History
Heidegger The Age of the World Picture History
Adams History of the United States during the Administrations of Thomas Jefferson History
Burke Reflections on the Revolution in France History
Gibbon The Decline and Fall of the Roman Empire History
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