Course Reading Schedule (readings available on Canvas and below):
Week 1 (June 22 through June 28)
Plato, excerpt from The Statesman, pp. 310-317 in the translation.
Hobbes, excerpt from Leviathan, (page #s refer to the original book pagination, not the pdf pages) Look at the frontspiece: the picture of the Sovereign.
Then, Read Introduction, pp. 9-11, Chapter 11, pp. 69-75, Chapters 13-15, pp. 86-106, skim 106-111, then continue reading Chapters 16-18, pp. 111-129, finally read Chapter 21, pp. 145-154.
Week 2 (June 29 through July 5)
Locke, excerpt from Second Treatise of Government, Chapters 1-11, except for Chapter 6.
Rousseau, Discourse on the Origin of Inequality, full text.
Week 3 (July 6 through July 12)
Marx, Excerpts from several pieces, Read section on Alienated labor, pp. 83-95 (in original pagination), 95-104 is optional, section on method from The German Ideology, pp. 175-184, the first two parts of The Communist Manifesto, pp. 245-263, and, finally, excerpts from Chapter 1 of Capital v. 1., pp. 458-480.
Week 4 (July 13 through July 19)
Week 5 (July 20 through July 23)