Greek Thought

The Greek Thought seminar encompasses readings from Homer to Aristotle and covers a period from 750-322 B.C.

The first of four seminars taken by the Saint Mary's student, Greek Thought is required of all first-semester freshmen. 

Reading List:

  • Gilgamesh
  • Homer, The Odyssey
  • Sappho, selections
  • Aeschylus, The Oresteia
  • Sophocles, The Complete Greek Tragedies
  • Thucydides, selections from History of the Peloponnesian War
  • Aristophanes, Lysistrata
  • Mo Tzu, selections
  • Plato, Five Dialogues: Euthyphro, Apology, Crito, Meno, Phaedo
  • Plato, Symposium
  • Euclid, selections from The Elements
  • Aristotle, Nicomachean Ethics