Textbooks & Readers

(Semester 1, 2017)


History

Units which require textbooks (click to see lists):

HIS101 - Western Societies from Antiquity to the Present

  • To be announced.

 


HIS203 - The Early Church and the Roman Empire: From the Principate of Augustus to the Reign of Justinian

  • Warren H. Carroll, A History of Christendom, Vol.1, The Founding of Christendom (Front Royal, VA.: Christendom Press, 2004).
  • Warren H. Carroll, A History of Christendom, Vol.2, The Building of Christendom (Front Royal, VA.: Christendom Press, 1987).
  • Paganism and Christianity, 100-425 C.E.: A Sourcebook, ed. Ramsey McMullen & Eugene Lane (Minneapolis: Fortress Press, 1992).
  • Augustine, Political Writings (Hackett Classics), trans. Michael W. Tkacz & Douglas Kries (Indianapolis: Hackett Publishing Company, 1994).

 


HIS301 - War, Science and Religion in the Twentieth Century

  • Felix Gilbert & David Clay Large, The End of the European Era: 1890 to the Present, 6th edition (New York: W. W. Norton, 2008).
  • Marvin Perry, Matthew Berg & James Krukones, Sources of European History Since 1900, 2nd edition (Wadsworth, 2011).
  • George Orwell, Orwell in Spain (Penguin Modern Classics), ed. Peter Davison (Penguin, 2001).

 


This unit will not be offered in 2017:

HIS303 - Humanists and Reformers: The Renaissance

  • Note: This unit will not be offered during the 2017 Academic Year. 

Literature

Units which require textbooks (click to see lists):

LIT101 - Composition and Literature

  • Crider, Scott. The Office of Assertion: An Art of Rhetoric for the Academic Essay
  • Homer. The Odyssey (trans. Robert Fagles). Penguin.
  • Plato. The Last Days of Socrates. London: Penguin Classics, 2003.
  • Shakespeare. Macbeth. London: Penguin Shakespeare edition, 2005.
  • Graff, Gerald, and Cathy Birkenstein. They Say, I say: The Moves that Matter in Academic Writing (3rd edition).New York: Norton & Co., 2014. And then add: “This text can be purchased via the following link”:
     

 

Note: All other readings will be handed out in class or made available in a class reader.

 


LIT201 - Literature of the Western World - Medieval and Renaissance

  • The Little Flowers of St Francis of Assisi. Vintage Spiritual Classics, 2008.
  • Chaucer, Geoffrey. The Canterbury Tales (trans. David Wright, 2011). Oxford World Classics, 2011.
  • Sir Gawain and the Green Knight (trans. Simon Armitage). New York: Norton, 2008.
  • The Death of King Arthur (Malory’s Morte D’Arthur adapted by Peter Ackroyd). Penguin, 2012.
  • St Ignatius of Loyola. A Pilgrim’s Journey: The Autobiography of St Ignatius of Loyola (San Francisco: Ignatius Press, 1985.
  • Shakespeare, William. Hamlet. London: Penguin, 2006.
  • Cervantes. Don Quixote (trans. John Rutherford). London: Penguin, 2003.
  • Selections from Dante’s Divine Comedy will be distributed to the class.

 


LIT301 - The Search for Meaning in Twentieth Century Literature

  • Scott Fitzgerald. The Great Gatsby. Penguin.
  • William Faulkner.  As I Lay Dying. Vintage.
  • Ernest Hemingway. Fiesta: or The Sun Also Rises. Vintage.
  • Arthur Miller. The Death of a Salesman. Penguin.
  • John Tranter.  The Floor of Heaven. UQP.

 

Note: There will also be a Reader available for this unit. Readers will be available for purchase from the Reception Desk, from Week 1 of Semester.

 


LIT303 - The Catholic Imagination in Modern Literature

  • Bernanos, Georges. Diary of a Country Priest. Carrol & Graf, 2002.
  • Cather, Willa. Death Comes for the Archbishop. Virago Press, 2006.
  • Greene, Graham. The Power and the Glory.  Penguin, 2003.
  • Hansen, Ron. Exiles: a Novel. New York: Picador, 2008.
  • G. K. Chesterton. Manalive. New York: Dover, 2000.
  • Shanley, John Patrick. Doubt – A Parable. Theatre Communications Group, 2005.
  • Undset, Sigrid. Kristin Lavransdatter Vol. 1.: The Wreath. (Trans. Tiina Nunnally). London: Penguin, 1997.
  • Waugh, Evelyn. Brideshead Revisited. Penguin, 2009.

 

Note: It is desirable that students obtain the editions of texts listed above; however, other editions of the same texts are acceptable. The above texts are available at Book Depository unless otherwise indicated. Short works by Flannery O’Connor and Isak Dinesen, and selections from the writings of Chesterton, Bernanos, Mosebach and others will be distributed to the class.

Philosophy

Units which require textbooks (click to see lists):

PHI101 - Introduction to Philosophy

  • To be announced.

 


PHI201 - Medieval Philosophy

  • Edward Feser, Scholastic Metaphysics: A Contemporary Introduction (Heusenstamm: Editiones Scholasticae, 2014).
  • Five Texts on the Mediaeval Problem of Universals, translated and edited by Paul Vincent Spade (Indianapolis: Hackett, 1994).

 

Note: There will also be a Reader available for this unit. Readers will be available for purchase from the Reception Desk, from Week 1 of Semester.

 


PHI301- Modern Philosophy

  • To be announced.

 


PHI303 - Philosophy of Language

  • To be announced.

Units which require textbooks (click to see lists):

PHI201 - Medieval Philosophy

  • Readers will be available for purchase at the Reception Desk, from Week 1 of Semester.

 


Theology

Units which require textbooks (click to see lists):

THE101 - Theological Foundations of Christian Culture

  • To be announced.

 


THE201 - Sacramental Theology

  • To be announced.

 


THE301 - Theology of the Post-Conciliar Era

  • To be announced.

 


Units which require Readers (click to see lists):

THE303 - Moral and Sexual Integrity

  • To be announced.

Science

Units which require textbooks (click to see lists):

SCI303 - The History, Philosophy and Social Studies of Science

  • To be announced.

This unit will not be offered in 2017:

SCI305 - Human Biology I

  • Note: This unit will not be offered during the 2017 Academic Year. 

SCI307 - History of the Mathematical Sciences: From Antiquity to the Present

  • Note: This unit will not be offered during the 2017 Academic Year. 

Mathematics

Units which require textbooks (click to see lists):

MAT101 - Introduction to Mathematical Thought

  • To be announced.

 


MAT201 - Social Issues & Mathematics

  • To be announced.

Latin

Units which require textbooks (click to see lists):

LAN101 - Classical Latin

  • Wheelock F.M., Wheelock’s Latin, 7th edition revised by Richard LaFleur, Harper Collins, New York, 2007.
  • A.H. Groton & J. M. May, Thirty-Eight Latin Stories Designed to Accompany Wheelock’s Latin (Latin Edition), Bolchazy Carducci Publishers, 2004.

 


LAN203 - Classical Latin III

  • Frederic M. Wheelock, Wheelock’s Latin, seventh edition rev. Richard A. LaFleur, (New York: Collins Reference, 2011). ISBN 978-0061997228.

 


Units which require Readers (click to see lists):

LAN301 - Language & Culture in Republican Rome

  • Readers will be available for purchase at the Reception Desk, from Week 1 of Semester.

Greek

Units which require textbooks (click to see lists):

GRE101 - Classical Greek I

  • Donald J. Mastronarde, Introduction to Attic Greek (second edition) University of California Press, 2013. ISBN: 9780520275713

 

Note: Please ensure that it is second edition.

 


GRE201 - Classical Greek III

  • C. A. E Luschnig, An Introduction to Ancient Greek: A Literary Approach, second edition  revised by C. A. E. Luschnig & Deborah Mitchell, (Indianapolis: Hackett, 2007). ISBN: 9780872208896

 


Units which require Readers (click to see lists):

GRE301 - The Main Themes of Greek Literature

  • Readers will be available for purchase at the Reception Desk, from Week 1 of Semester.