Second Year Reading List

  1. Homer: The Iliad
  2. Aeschylus: Agamemnon, Choephoroe, Eumenides
  3. Sophocles: Oedipus the King, Antigone
  4. Herodotus: The History [Book I-II]
  5. Plato: Meno
  6. Aristotle: Poetics
  7. Aristotle: Ethics [Book II; Book III, Ch. 5-12; Book IV, Ch. 8-13]
  8. Nicomachus: Introduction to Arithmetic
  9. Lucretius: On the Nature of Things [Book I-IV]
  10. Marcus Aurelius: Meditations
  11. Hobbes: Leviatahan
  12. Milton: Areopagitica
  13. Pascal: Pensees [Numbers 72, 82-83, 100, 128, 131,142-143, 171 194-195, 219, 229, 233-234, 242, 273, 277, 282, 289, 298, 303, 320, 323, 325, 330-331, 374, 385, 392, 395-397, 409, 412-413. 416,, 418, 425, 430, 434-435, 463, 491, 525-531, 538, 543, 547, 553, 556, 564, 571, 586, 598, 607-610, 613, 619-620, 631, 640, 644, 673, 675, 684, 692-693, 737, 760, 768, 792-793]
  14. Pascal: Treatise on the Arithmetical Triangle
  15. Swift: Gulliver’s Travels
  16. Rousseau: A Discourse on the Origin of Inequality
  17. Kant: Fundamental Principals of the Metaphysics of Morals
  18. Mill: On Liberty