Professor/Lecturer Ellmann's Course Materials Page
Essay #1 - Your Ethical Parameters
I will assign readings in class, and they will be accessible below:
Nietzsche [students, please read the whole book but skip the first introduction (start with the prologue)]
Aristotle (PLEASE READ BOOK I, CHAPTERS VIII, IX, X, AND XI)
Rousseau (students, please start reading at the words "the second part" and read from there until the following sentence:
"It is no easy matter to reduce to obedience a man who has no ambition to command; nor would the most adroit politician find
it possible to enslave a people whose only desire was to be independent."
Hegel (students, please read at least the author's preface, starting from page 10, and then examine the structure of the book)
Burke II (familiarize yourself with the text but for the purpose of learning the general argument, as it is highly polemical)
the individual and the economy - Keynes
Chaos of love
Are women human?