Textbook List (Semester 2, 2019)

History
HIS102 – The Ancient World
  • Charles Freeman, Egypt, Greece and Rome: Civilizations of the Ancient Mediterranean, 3rd edition (Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2014)
HIS204 – The Medieval World
  • Wim Blockmans and Peter Hoppenbrouwers, Introduction to Medieval Europe: 300-1550 (translated by Isola van den Hoven), 2nd edition, London and New York: Routledge, 2014
HIS301 – War, Science and Religion
  • Henry Kissinger, Diplomacy(Simon & Schuster Paperbacks, 1994)
  • Marvin Perry, Matthew Berg and James Krukones, Sources of European History Since 1900, 2nd edition, Boston, MA: Wadsworth Publishing, 2010​
HIS302 – Australian Politics, Culture and Religion
  • John Carroll, Land of the Golden Cities: Australia’s Exceptional Prosperity and the Culture that Made It, (Redland Bay, QLD: Connor Court, 2017)
Literature
LIT102 – Literature of the Western World: Ancient
  • The Oresteia: Agamemnon, The Libation Bearers, The Eumenides (trans Robert Fagles) Penguin Classics
  • The Iliad. Translated by Robert Fagles. Penguin Classics
  • On the Nature of the Universe. Trans. Ronald Melville. Oxford World Classics, 2009. 
  • Murray, P. Classical Literary Criticism. Penguin Classics, 2000
  • The Theban Plays. Trans. E. F. Watling. Penguin Classics, 1974
  • The Aeneid. Trans. Robert Fagles. Penguin Classics, 2007
LIT202 – Literature of the Western World: Milton to Modern
  • Pride and Prejudice by Jane Austen
  • Heart of Darkness by Joseph Conrad
  • A Turn of the Screw by Henry James
  • Paradise Lost by John Milton
  • Frankenstein by Mary Shelley
  • Gulliver’s Travels by Jonathan Swift
LIT303 – Catholic Imagination
  • Shusaku Endo, Silence, trans. William Johnston (Picador Modern Classics, 2016)
  • Graham Greene, The Power and the Glory (Vintage Classics, 2001)
  • John Henry Newman, The Dream of Gerontius (Leominster: Gracewing Publishing, 2013)
  • Evelyn Waugh, Brideshead Revisited (Penguin, 2009)
  • Gertrud von Le Fort, The Song at the Scaffold, trans. Olga Marx (New York: Image, 1961)
LIT304 – Shakespeare
  • Julius Caesar. London: Penguin Shakespeare
  • King Lear. London: Penguin Shakespeare
  • Richard II.  London: Penguin Shakespeare
  • Romeo & Juliet. London: Penguin Shakespeare
  • The Tempest. London: Penguin Shakespeare
  • Twelfth Night.  London: Penguin Shakespeare
Philosophy
PHI102 – Metaphysics

No textbook required

PHI202 – Moral Philosophy

No textbook required

PHI3012 – Social and Political Philosophy
  • Alexandre Kojeve, Introduction to the Reading of Hegel, trans. James H. Nichols (Cornell University Press, 1980)
  • Plato, Gorgias, trans. James H. Nichols (Cornell University Press, 1998)
  • Carl Schmitt, The Concept of the Political, trans. George Schwab (University of Chicago Press, 2007)
PHI304 – 20th Century Analytic Philosophy

No textbook required

Theology
THE102 – The Development of Revelation

No textbook required

THE202 – Fundamental Moral Theology

No textbook required

THE302 – Bioethics and the Catholic Tradition

No textbook required

THE304 – Public Morality and Catholic Social Ethics

No textbook required

Science
SCI304 – Darwinian Revolution

No textbook required

SCI308 – Formal Logic

No textbook required

    Greek
    GRE102 – Classical Greek II
    • 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.

    GRE202 – Classical Greek IV
    • 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].
    GRE301 – Main themes 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
    LAN102 – Classical Latin II
    • Sharpley, G.D.A. The Complete Latin Course, 2nd Edition, Routledge, Oxford, 2014
    LAN204 – Classical Latin IV

    Students are required to have their own copies of the following book at every lecture and tutorial:

    • E. Hillard & C.G. Botting, Elementary Latin Exercises, London: Bloomsbury Publishing PLC, 2013. ISBN: 9780715615256

    Although Wheelock’s Latin is no longer being used in this unit, students should not dispose of their copies since occasional reference will be made to it.

    • F. M. Wheelock, Wheelock’s Latin, seventh edition revised by Richard A. Lafleur, (New York: HarperCollins, 2011)
    LAN302 – Pagans and Christians
    • Simpson D.P., Cassell’s Latin Dictionary, Wiley & Co., London, 1961. Or equivalent Latin Dictionary (feel free to check with your lecturer for equivalent dictionary titles).