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Textbook List for Semester 1 2020

History

HIS101: Western Societies from Antiquity to the Present

Unit reader – available for purchase in Week 1

HIS203: Early Church and Roman Empire

  • Michael Kulikowski, Imperial Triumph: The Roman World From Hadrian to Constantine (London: Profile Books, 2016)
  • Michael Kulikowski, Imperial Tragedy: From Constantine’s Empire to the Destruction of Roman Italy (London: Profile Books, 2019)

HIS303: Humanists and Reformers

Required:

Optional:

  • Carlos M. N. Eire, Reformations: The Early Modern World, 1450-1650, New Haven: Yale University Press, 2016.

HIS304: Enlightenment Europe and the Creation of the Modern World

  • Ian Davidson, The French Revolution: From Enlightenment to Tyranny (Pegasus Books, 2018)
  • Isaac Kramner, ed. The Portable Enlightenment Reader (Penguin Books, 1996)
Literature

LIT101: Composition and Literature

  • Aesop. Fables. (trans. S.A. Handford). London: Puffin, 1994.
  • Homer. The Odyssey (trans. Robert Fagles). London: Penguin, 1996.
  • Plato. The Republic (intro. By Melissa Lane). London: Penguin,
  • Shakespeare, William. Macbeth. London: Penguin, 2005.
  • LIT101 Subject Reader (including selected Myths and Fairy Tales from a variety of sources)

LIT201: Literature of the Western World: Medieval and Renaissance

  • Dante, Divine Comedy, Trans. Henry Wadsworth Longfelow, Dover Publications. ISBN: 9780486815657
  • Chaucer, Geoffrey. The Canterbury Tales: A Norton Critical Edition, Second Edition.  (ed.  A. Kolve and Glending Olson).   New York: Norton, 2005.  ISBN:  9781324000563
  • Montaigne, Michel de. The Essays: A Selection. (trans. M.A. Screech).  London: Penguin, 2005.  ISBN:  9780140446029
  • Shakespeare, William.  Sonnets. London: Penguin, 1999. ISBN: 9780140436846
  • Shakespeare, William. King Lear.  London: Penguin, 2015.  ISBN: 9780141396460

LIT301: Search for Meaning

  • F. 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.
  • Subject Reader including poems and short stories by selected authors

LIT302: Australian Literature

  • Carey, Peter. True History of the Kelly Gang. UQP, 2000.
  • Tranter, John. The Floor of Heaven. UQP, 2007.
  • Williamson, David. The Club. Currency Press, 2013.
  • LIT302: Australian Literature Reader
Philosophy

PHI101: Introduction to Philosophy

No textbook required

PHI201: Medieval Philosophy

  • Edward Feser, Scholastic Metaphysics: A Contemporary Introduction (Heusenstamm: Editiones Scholasticae, 2014)

PHI301: Modern Philosophy

No textbook required

PHI303: Philosophy of Language

No textbook required

Theology

THE101: Theological Foundations of Christian Culture

No textbook required

THE201: Sacramental Theology

No textbook required

THE301: Theology of the Post-Conciliar Era

No textbook required

THE303: Moral and Sexual Integrity

No textbook required

Science

SCI303: History and Philosophy of Science

  • Peter Godfrey-Smith, Theory and Reality: An Introduction to the Philosophy of Science,Chicago & London: The University of Chicago Press, 2003.
  • Thomas Kuhn, The Structure of Scientific Revolutions, Fourth Edition, Chicago & London: The University of Chicago Press, 2012.

SCI305: Human Biology I

  • Mader, Sylvia S & Windelspecht, M. Human Biology, 13th edition. New York, McGraw-Hill, 2013. (14th Edition is also okay)
  • Marieb, Elaine N. & Hoehn, Katja. Human Anatomy & Physiology, 9th edition. Boston, Pearson, 2013.
Greek

GRE101: Classical Greek I

  • Donald J. Mastronarde, Introduction to Attic Greek (second edition) University of California Press, 2013. ISBN: 9780520275713 (Please note that you must have a copy of the second edition.)
  • The dictionary of Classical Greek recommended for this course is: James Morwood and John Taylor (eds.), Pocket Oxford Classical Greek Dictionary, Oxford: Oxford University, 2002

Note that a different dictionary will be recommended for later courses in Greek, although Morwood & Taylor is still useful as a quick reference.

It is necessary that you possess a copy of the textbook but you do not need to own any dictionary.

GRE201: Classical Greek III

  • Donald J. Mastronarde, Introduction to Attic Greek (second edition) University of California Press, 2013. ISBN: 9780520275713 (Please note that you must have a copy of the second edition.)

Students wishing to pursue study in Greek further may like to consider acquiring the full size “LSJ”: Henry George Liddell and Robert Scott, A Greek-English Lexicon, revised by Sir Henry Stuart Jones, Roderick Mackenzie et al. (Oxford: Clarendon Press, 1996) – or any later edition. Otherwise the following two derivatives of LSJ are more than adequate for this course:

  •  Henry George Liddell & Robert Scott, A lexicon abridged from Liddell and Scott’s Greek- English lexicon, (Oxford : Clarendon Press, 1992) [Many editions]
  •  Henry George Liddell & Robert Scott, An intermediate Greek-English lexicon : founded upon the seventh edition of Liddell and Scott’s Greek-English lexicon, (Oxford : Clarendon Press, 1992) [Many editions].

GRE302: Genres of Greek Literature

Students enrolled in this unit will be required to own a copy of the unit reader. The reader will be available for purchase from reception at the start of the semester.

Students wishing to pursue study in Greek further may like to consider acquiring the full size “LSJ”: Henry George Liddell and Robert Scott, A Greek-English Lexicon, revised by Sir Henry Stuart Jones, Roderick Mackenzie et al. (Oxford: Clarendon Press, 1996) – or any later edition.

Otherwise the following two derivatives of LSJ are adequate for this course:

  • Henry George Liddell & Robert Scott, A lexicon abridged from Liddell and Scott’s Greek- English lexicon, (Oxford : Clarendon Press, 1992) [Many editions]
  • Henry George Liddell & Robert Scott, An intermediate Greek-English lexicon : founded upon the seventh edition of Liddell and Scott’s Greek-English lexicon, (Oxford : Clarendon Press, 1992) [Many editions].
Latin

LAN101: Classical Latin I

  • Sharpley, G.D.A. The Complete Latin Course, 2nd Edition, Routledge, Oxford, 2014

LAN203: Classical Latin III

  • Sharpley, G.D.A. The Complete Latin Course, 2nd Edition, Routledge, Oxford, 2014

LAN301: Language and Culture in Late Republican Rome

  • A unit reader will be available for purchase at the beginning of semester. The unit reader is required from Week 1 onwards.

Please note: Course readers may be required for some units. These will be available to purchase from Reception at the start of the semester.