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Textbook List for Semester 1 2021

History

HIS101: Western Societies from Antiquity to the Present

No textbook required

HIS203: Early Church and Roman Empire

  • 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

HIS303: Humanists and Reformers

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, The Divine Comedy (trans. Robin Kirkpatrick). Penguin, 2012. ISBN: 9780141197494
  • Chaucer, Geoffrey. Troilus and Criseyde (trans. Nevill Coghill). Penguin, 1971. ISBN: 9780140442397
  • Sir Gawain and the Green Knight (trans. Simon Armitage). London: Faber and Faber, 2008. ISBN: 9780571223282
  • Shakespeare, William. Hamlet. London: Penguin, 2015. ISBN: 9780141396507
  • Shakespeare, William. King Lear. London: Penguin, 2015. ISBN: 9780141396460
  • Marlowe, Christopher. Doctor Faustus. London: Signet Classics, 2010. ISBN: 9780451531612

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 GangUQP, 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

No textbook required

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].
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.