HWC 205 SPRING 2009 WESTERN CIVILIZATION II Class: #58218 12:00-12:50 TR 3140 Wescoe Lecturer: Antha Cotten-Spreckelmeyer Office Hrs: 11:00-11:50 M-F 308A Bailey Hall Phone: 864-3012 HYPERLINK "mailto:email@example.com" firstname.lastname@example.org Discussion Instructors: Frank Cai, Molly Easley, Nick Sambaluk, Caleb Turner Texts: Individual works (listed below); Patterns in Western Civilization Vol. II, 4th ed. (PWC) Course Work Midterm Examination 20% Final Examination 30% Discussion section writing and participation requirements 50%. (You will receive a separate syllabus from your discussion instructor.) The midterm and final examinations may consist of both objective and essay questions. Students will be responsible for and tested over lecture material, primary source readings, and assigned chapters in PWC. Review Guide A list of concepts and terms will be available prior to the midterm and final examinations. Keep in mind that these are not exam questions, but guides to reviewing and studying for the exams. Academic Misconduct Cheating and plagiarism are expressly forbidden by University rules, the HWC Program and by me. Minimum punishment for any case of cheating or plagiarizing is an ?F? for the assignment. If you have questions about permissible collaboration or correct citing of sources, see me or your discussion leader. Special Needs Any student who has a disability that prevents the fullest expression of his or her abilities should contact the instructors as soon as possible to discuss class requirements. DATE PRIMARY TEXT / LECTURE PWC Jan 15 Course Introduction Jan 20-22 Rene Descartes, Discourse on Method (Hackett). Pp .20-31 Jan 27-29 John Locke, The Second Treatise of Government Pp. 32-41 (Crofts) Feb 3-5 Rousseau, Jean Jacques, Discourse on Inequality (Hackett). Pp .71-80 Feb 10-12 The Declaration of Independence; The U.S. Pp .81-92; 96-97 Constitution in PWC. Pp. 92-94 ;98-109 Feb 17 Alexander Hamilton and James Madison, The Pp .110-118 Federalist Papers #6, 10, 51 in PWC; George Mason, ?Objections . . .? in PWC. Pp. 119-120 Feb 19 John Stuart Mill, On Liberty (Hackett). Pp. 162-171 Feb 24-26 Mary Shelley, Frankenstein (Dover). Pp. 150-161 Mar 3-5 Charles Darwin, selections from Origin of the Pp .172-195 Species and Descent of Man in PWC; T.H. Huxley, ?Evolution and Ethics,? in PWC. Pp .196-198 Mar 10 Review for Midterm Exam Mar 12 Midterm Examination in Class Mar 16-20 Spring Break?No classes Mar 24-26 Karl Marx and Friedrich Engels, Pp. 199-211 The Communist Manifesto (Bedford). Mar 31-Apr 2 W.E.B. DuBois, The Souls of Black Folk (Dover). Pp. 237-248 Apr 7-9 Fyodor Dostoevsky, Notes from the Pp. 212-223 Underground (Vintage). Apr 14-16 Friedrich Nietzsche, Twilight of the Pp. 225-235 Idols (Penguin), pp. 31-122. Apr 21 Sigmund Freud, The Future of An Illusion (Norton). Pp. 273-285 Apr 23-28 Virginia Woolf, A Room of One?s Own (Harcourt). Pp. 287-295 Apr 30-May 5 Gerda Klein, All But My Life (Hill & Wang). Pp. 320-331 May 7 Last Day of Class?Review May 13 Final Examination 7:30-10:00 p.m. Location TBA
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