SAN DIEGO GREAT BOOKS

At the San Diego Public Library mission valley

SAN DIEGO Meeting schedule

 2019

 

 

AGB-1 (Adult Great Books, First Series) and GC-6 (Great Conversations 6) can be obtained

 via the internet at http://store.greatbooks.org/colleges-book-groups.html

or by calling the Great Books Foundation at

 1-800-222-5870 (Monday- Friday, 8 - 5 Central Standard Time)

 

or possibly used from Amazon.com .  [eBook not recommended]

 

 

Please Note: Although no specific text or translation is required,

 it has helped our discussions when we are all reading from the identical text. 

Text Box: Sources—Where the preferred text can be found

AGB-1  Adult Great Books, First Series
GC-6    Great Conversations 6
[1]         A copy of the text will be emailed
BYOT   Bring your own text
[2]	  Great Conversations 2, GC-2 or a PDF version will be emailed

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

2019

Reading

Leader

Source

What is it?

Jan 13

Plato: The Apology

Frank

AGB-1

Socratic Dialogue ?

Feb 10

Aristotle: On Happiness

Ralph

AGB-1

Philosophy—Selection from The Ethics

Mar 10

Joshua Reynolds: Discourse Seven

 

GC-6

Lecture to the Royal Academy (1776)

Apr 14

Sigmund Freud: Civilization and Its Discontents (Selection)

Apurv

AGB-1

Political Philosophy

May 12

Friedrich Nietzsche: On the Advantage and Disadvantage of History for Life

Ann

GC-6

Selection from Untimely Meditations

Jun 9

Joseph Conrad: Heart of Darkness

Norma

AGB-1

Novella

Jul 14

Ann Beattie: Confidence Decoy

Paul

[1]

Short Story

Aug

N o   M e e t I n g

Sep 8

Edith Wharton: The Age of Innocence

Apurv

BYOT

Novel

Oct 13

Anton Chekhov: Rothschild’s Fiddle

Apurv

AGB-1

Short Story

Nov 10

Katherine Mansfield: The Daughters of the Late Colonel

Ann 

GC-6

Short Story

Dec 8

Herman Melville: Bartleby, The Scrivener

Gail

[2]

Novella