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Mon., Mar. 28: first meeting (no reading).

Wed., Mar. 30: Hume, Enquiry, §§I and II.

Mon., Apr. 4: Hume, Enquiry, §§III and IV.

Wed., Apr. 6: Hume, Enquiry, §§ V and IX.

Mon., Apr. 11: Kant, Groundwork, Preface and sect. 1.

Wed., Apr. 13: Kant, Groundwork, sect. 2, pp. 22-40, end of no. 4 (Ak. 406-near end of Ak. 423) (ending ``of all the hope of the assistance that he wishes for himself'').

Mon., Apr. 18: Kant, Groundwork, sect. 2, pp. 40-55, end of first paragraph (Ak. 423-beginning of Ak. 437) (ending ``as far as may be done, to bring the action nearer to intuition'').

Wed., Apr. 20: Kant, Groundwork, sect. 2, pp. 55-8, until just before the heading ``Autonomy of the will'' (Ak. 437-40) (ending ``itself subject to this legislation''); sect. 3, pp. 63-71, through the end of the subsection titled "How is a categorical imperative possible?" (Ak. 446-55).

Mon., Apr. 25: no class (second day of Passover).

Wed., Apr. 27: Kant, Critique of Pure Reason and Critique of Practical Reason (short selections) (a total of about eight pages, but, warning, very rough going).

Thurs., Apr. 28 and/or Fri., Apr. 29: Emerson, ``Self-Reliance'' (in your book).

Mon., May 2: Emerson, ``History'' (in your book); ``Circles'' (handout) (and first paper due).

Wed., May 4: Nietzsche, ``On the Uses and Disadvantages of History for Life,'' Foreword and §§1-3, 5-6 (Untimely Meditations, pp. 59-77 and 83-95).

Mon., May 9: Nietzsche, ``Schopenhauer as Educator'' §§1-2 (pp. 127-36); §§4-5 (pp. 146-161); from §6, the description of the scholar (p. 169, 2nd par.--beginning ``Science is related to wisdom''--through p. 174, 2nd par.--ending ``cannot be found in him either.''); §8 (pp. 182-94).

Tues., May 10 (evening) (and/or other nights this week): screening of The Adventures of Buckaroo Banzai: Across the Eighth Dimension.

Wed., May 11: Nietzsche, Beyond Good and Evil, Preface and pt. 1 (pp. 1-32).

Mon., May 16: Nietzsche, Beyond Good and Evil, pt. 2 (pp. 35-56) and §§54, 61-2, 186-8, 202-7, 215, 219, 221, 225-31, 239, 260-62, 265, 273, 275-96 (about 74 pages total).

Wed., May 18: Wolfe, Shadow and Claw, pp. 7-94 (from The Shadow of the Torturer). (Note: please do read p. 7, the page before the first page.)

Mon., May 23: Wolfe, Shadow and Claw pp. 105-117, 136-first paragraph on 191, 195-198, 203-210 (from The Shadow of the Torturer); 217-238, 263-295, 305 (beginning with second paragraph)-323, 329-339 (from The Claw of the Conciliator).

Wed., May 25: Wolfe, Sword and Citadel, pp. 9-68, 197-200 (from The Sword of the Lictor).

Mon., May 30: no class (Memorial Day).

Tues., May 31 (evening) (and/or other nights this week): screening of The Big Lebowski.

Wed., June 1: Wolfe, Sword and Citadel, pp. 205-228, 239-243, 255-259, 272-top half of 274, 321-340 (except for bottom two lines), 353-385, 392-407 (from The Citadel of the Autarch).

Wed., June 8: final paper due.

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