Great Books at Noble Road Library
2014-2015


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Sept 16
Samuel Butler The Way of All Flesh
(1903)
Complete
Oct 7
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Dante Alighieri
1265-1321
The Divine Comedy - Inferno
(1308-1321)
Complete
Oct 21 Plato
~427-347 bc
The Republic
(~380 bc)
Bks IX-X

 NO MEETING NOV 4 DUE TO THE ELECTION 
Nov 18
**
James Watson
1928-
The Double Helix (1968) and
Molecular Structure of Nucleic Acids (1953)
Complete
Complete
Dec 2 Moses Maimonides
1138-1204
Guide for the Perplexed (1190)
(or download Word file of reading)
Part II,
Chs 13-28
Jan 20
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James Baldwin
1924-1987
Go Tell it on the Mountain
(1952)
Complete
Feb 3
Martin Luther
1483-1546
Concerning Christian Liberty with Letter to Pope Leo X (1520) Complete
Feb 17 Wm. Shakespeare
1564-1616
Henry IV, part 2
(1596)
Complete
Mar 3 John Milton
1608-1674
Areopagitica
(1644)
Complete
Mar 17 Willa Cather
1873-1947
O! Pioneers
(1913)
Complete
Apr 7
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Alexander Hamilton
John Jay
James Madison
The Federalist Papers (1787-1788)
(or download Word file of reading)
#1, 2, 6, 9, 10, 14, 15, 16, 23, 29, 30, 37, 39
Apr 21
David Hume
1711-1776
Enquiry Concerning the Principles of Morals (1777) Sections 1-9
May 5 William Inge Bus Stop
(1955)
Complete

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