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E491 MP3 AUDIO OF CLASS SESSIONS, CSU FULLERTON FALL 2007 (UPDATED 06/05/11)
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08/23. Introduction to Course and to Wiki Features. SESSION AUDIO
08/30. Gorgias of Leontini, Plato. Gorgias of Leontini, Plato. Gorgias' "Encomium of Helen" (29-33). From Plato's Republic Books II, III, VII, X (49-81), Phaedrus (81-86). SESSION AUDIO
09/06. Aristotle and Horace. Aristotle's Poetics (86-117). Horace's Ars Poetica (121-35). SESSION AUDIO
09/13. Augustine, Aquinas, Dante, Christine de Pizan. From Augustine's On Christian Doctrine (185-92) and The Trinity (192-96). From Aquinas' Summa Theologica (240-46). From Dante's Il Convivio (246-50) and "The Letter to Can Grande" (251-52). From De Pizan's The Book of the City of Ladies (263-70). SESSION AUDIO
09/20. Joachim du Bellay, Giacopo Mazzoni. Du Bellay's Defence and Illustration of the French Language (279-90). From Mazzoni's On the Defense of the Comedy of Dante (299-323). Journal Set 1 Due by Email. SESSION AUDIO
09/27. Alexander Pope and Samuel Johnson. Pope's "An Essay on Criticism" (438-58). Johnson's The Rambler, No. 4 "On Fiction" (458-66); from Rasselas (466-68); "Preface to Shakespeare" (468-80). SESSION AUDIO
10/04. Immanuel Kant. From Critique of Judgment Book I: "Analytic of the Beautiful" (499-518); from Book II: "Analytic of the Sublime" (519-36). SESSION AUDIO
10/11. Friedrich von Schiller, Georg Hegel. From von Schiller's On the Aesthetic Education of Man, Letters 2, 6, 9 (571-82). Hegel's "Master-Slave Dialectic" from The Phenomenology of Mind (626-36); "Introduction" from Lectures on Fine Art (636-45). SESSION AUDIO
10/18. William Wordsworth, Samuel Taylor Coleridge, John Keats. Wordsworth's "Preface to Lyrical Ballads, 1802" (645-68). From Coleridge's The Statesman's Manual (668-74); from Biographia Literaria (674-82). Keats' Selected Letters Online Text. SESSION AUDIO
10/25. Karl Marx and Friedrich Engels. From Economic and Philosophic Manuscripts of 1844 (759-67); from The German Ideology (767-69); from The Communist Manifesto (769-73); from Grundrisse (773-74); from "Preface" to A Contribution... (774-76); from Capital, Vol. 1, Ch. 1 "Commodities" (776-83). SESSION AUDIO
11/01. Ralph Waldo Emerson, Edgar Allan Poe. From Emerson's The American Scholar (717-21); "The Poet" (724-39). Poe's "The Philosophy of Composition" (739-50). Journal Set 2 Due by Email. Guest instructor: no audio session.
11/08. Charles Baudelaire, Stephane Mallarme. From Baudelaire's The Painter of Modern Life (789-802). Mallarme's "Crisis in Poetry" (841-51). SESSION AUDIO
11/15. Matthew Arnold, Walter Pater, Oscar Wilde. Arnold's "The Function of Criticism at the Present Time" (802-25). From Pater's Studies in the History of the Renaissance (833-41). Wilde's "The Critic as Artist" (895-912). Paragraph describing Term Paper topic and argument due by email. SESSION AUDIO
11/22. Thanksgiving Holiday -- no classes all week.
11/29. Friedrich Nietzsche, Sigmund Freud. Nietzsche's "On Truth and Lying in a Non-Moral Sense" (870-884). Freud's "The Uncanny" (929-52). SESSION AUDIO
12/06. Ferdinand de Saussure. From Course in General Linguistics, "Introduction" and Part One, Chapter I (956-77). SESSION AUDIO
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