The 1980s

 

“Loved the group lectures and small groups. Always fun watching precocious teens making pseudo-intellectual comments without reading the books!”

-Vee Shroff, 1984/85

 


SAMPLE TEXTS

 

  • Aeschylus, The Oresteia
  • Aristotle, The Poetics
  • Austen, Pride and Prejudice
  • Axelrod, The Evolution of Cooperation
  • Barthes, Writing Degree Zereo
  • Beckett, Waiting for Godot
  • Black, Selected Poetry
  • Borges, Selected Stories
  • Bronte, Wuthering Heights
  • Buber, I and Thou
  • Burgess, A Clockwork Orange
  • Camus, The Plague
  • Cervantes, Don Quixote
  • Dante, Inferno
  • Dickens, Great Expectations
  • Dostoyevsky, The Brothers Karamazov
  • Euclid, Principles of Geometry
  • Flaubert, Madam Bovary
  • Forster, A Passage to India
  • Freud, Introductory Lectures
  • Gould, The Panda’s Thumb
  • Hobbes, Leviathan
  • The Book of Job
  • Joyce, Portrait of the Artist as a Young Man
  • Jung, Modern Man in Search of a Soul
  • Kierkegaard, Fear and Trembling
  • Machiavelli, The Prince
  • Marx, Communist Manifeso
  • Mill, On Liberty
  • Milton, Paradise Lost
  • Molière, The Misanthrope
  • Montaigne, Essays
  • Nietzsche, Beyond Good and Evil
  • Orwell, Burmese Days
  • Plato, Republic
  • Rousseau, The Social Contract
  • Shakespeare, Antony and Cleopatra
  • Shaw, Major Barbara
  • Sophocles, The Theban Plays
  • Thoreau, Walden
  • Thucydides, Evolution of the Peloponnesian War
  • Voltaire, Candide
  • Whitman, Leaves of Grass

THEMES AND BROCHURES

  • Varieties of Creative Process (1980/81)
  • The Quest for Certainty (1980/81; 1981/82)
  • The Making of the Self (1981/82; 1982/83)
  • The Search for Significance (1982/83; 1983/84)
  • Systems 1984 (1983/84)
  • Structure of Human Experience (1984/85)
  • The Individual and Society (1984/85; 1985/86; 1986/87; 1987/88; 1988/89; 1989/90)
  • The Search for Coherence (1985/86)
  • Doubt and Certainty: What Can You Count On? (1986/87)
  • Force and Freedom (1987/88; 1988/89)
  • Nature and Culture (1989/90)