SAN DIEGO GREAT BOOKS

At the San Diego Public Library mission valley

SAN DIEGO Meeting schedule

 2020

 

 

AGB-1 (Adult Great Books, First and Second Series) and GC-2 (Great Conversations 6) can be obtained

  at https://store.greatbooks.org/colleges-book-groups/classic-great-books/adu-01.html and https://store.greatbooks.org/great-conversations-2.html respectively

 

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-1.1	Adult Great Books, First Series, Vol. 1
AGB-1.2	Adult Great Books, First Series, Vol. 2
GC-2    	Great Conversations 6
[1]     		Handout at the previous meeting
BYOT   	Bring your own text
TBD		To be determined

Text Box: April and May Meetings
Cancelled due to San Diego Library Closure (Health Warning)

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

2020

Reading

Leader

Source

What is it?

Jan 12

Sophocles: Antigone

Frank

AGB-1.2

Greek Drama

Feb 9

Rene Descartes: Meditations One and Two (Selection)

Ann

GC-2

Philosophy

Mar 8

Book of Genesis (Selection)

Ralph

AGB-1.1

Bible

Apr 5

Immanuel Kant: Conscience

Apurv

AGB-1.1

Philosophy

May 17

1858 Lincoln-Douglas Debates (Selection)

Frank

[1]

History

Jun 21

Charles Darwin: The Moral Sense of Man and the Lower Animals

Apurv

AGB-1.2

Science

Jul 12

Edgar Allen Poe: The Fall of the House of Usher

Paul

GC-2

Short Story

Aug

N o   M e e t I n g

Sep 13

Mikhail Bulgakov: The Master and Margarita

Ann

BYOT

20th C. Novel

Oct 11

Mikhail Bulgakov: The Master and Margarita—Second Session

TBD

 

 

Nov 8

Karl Marx: Alienated Labor

Ralph

AGB-1.1

Political Philosophy

Dec 13

John Donne: Poems

Apurv

GC-2

Poetry