Moderns Year High School Track
Moderns Year High School Track

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Course Objective: To familiarize students with the great ideas contained in the original works written by the most influential authors in the Enlightenment to the Modern Era, from Locke through De Tocqueville and the American Federalist papers and Constitution, which are foundational to the ongoing dialogue of Western civilization (see course syllabus for specific titles studied). Authors of the works studied this semester include: Shakespeare (4 Great Tragedies and the Tempest), Moliere, Racine, Swift, Locke, Hume, Rousseau, Hamilton, Adams, Jefferson, De Tocqueville, Mill, Austen, Kant, Goethe, Hegel, Tolstoy, Dostoevsky, Smith, Marx, Lincoln, Thoreau, Twain, Darwin, Orwell, Einstein, Cather.

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