How to Read Classic Texts

Cost
275.00

Available Sections

Offered for
Winter
Section
22W1
Schedule
Day
Mon
Times
06:00 pm—09:15 pm
Dates
Type
Discussion
Location
Online
Taught by
Stephen Hall
Section Notes

Deadline for Online Registration: Thursday, February 3 at 5 pm CST

Offered for
Winter
Section
22W2
Schedule
Day
Sat
Times
09:30 am—12:45 pm
Dates
Type
Discussion
Location
Online
Taught by
Adam Rose
Section Notes

Deadline for Online Registration: Thursday, February 3 at 5 pm CST

Offered for
Spring
Section
22S2
Schedule
Day
Sat
Times
09:30 am—12:45 pm
Dates
Type
Discussion
Location
University of Chicago Gleacher Center
Taught by
Adam Rose

This course is an introduction to the method of close reading encouraged in the Basic Program, starting from Adler's How to Read a Book.

Course Outline

Please find the complete syllabus for Section 01 (Mondays, Feb. 7 to Feb. 21).

Please find the complete syllabus for Section 02 (Saturdays, Feb. 5 to Feb. 19).

Required Texts

Adler, Mortimer and Van Doren, Charles, How to Read a Book: The Classic Guide to Intelligent; Reading. ISBN: 978-0671212094

Other short texts will be provided as handouts on Canvas.

Students can purchase books at the Gleacher Center Bookstore online using the Textbook order form, or by using the ISBN number to order the correct edition elsewhere.

 

Notes

Remote courses require you to login to Canvas to access the Zoom Classroom. You will receive an invitation to join Canvas about a week before your course begins. Please visit the Liberal Arts Student Resources page to sign up for Student Remote Learning Training session and to find step by step instructions for Canvas and Zoom: Online Learning Resources