Bob Dylan, Chronicle, Vol 1
David Hollinger, Charles Capper, The American Intellectual Tradition, Vol II, 1870-Present
Allen Ginsberg, Howl For Carl Solomon
James Baldwin, The Fire Next Time
Ideas Matter: Introduction to the Discipline of Intellectual History.Reading: Chomsky, â€œThe Responsibility of Intellectuals,â€ pp 501-509; [F.J. Turner, â€œThe Significance of the Frontier in American History, pp. 61-68; Frederick Douglass, https://www.historyisaweapon.com/defcon1/douglassjuly4.html ; Elizabeth Cady Stanton, â€œThe Solitude of Self,â€ pp. 55-59.
Week TwoMan, God, and ScienceReading: Asa Grey, â€œReview of Origin of the Species,â€ pp. 6-12; Briggs, â€œSelection From Biblical Study,â€ pp. 37-42; William James, “The Will to Believe,â€ pp. 70-82; Jane Addams, “The Subjective Necessity of Social Settlements,” (126-131); Charlotte Perkins Gilman, â€œWomen & Economics,â€ pp 96-102.
Week Three:Pragmatism Reading: William James, â€œWhat Pragmatism Means,â€ pp. 161-171; Woodrow Wilson, â€œThe Ideals of America,â€ pp. 147-154; Thorstein Veblen, Selection from “The Theory of the Leisure Class,” pp. 132-146; John Dewey, “Philosophy and Democracy,” pp.208-216;Oliver Wendell Holmes, â€œNatural Law,â€ 204-207.
Week 4:The Culture ConceptReading: WEB Dubois, â€œFrom Souls of Black Folk,â€ pp. 155-160; Margaret Mead, Selection From “Coming of Age in Samoa,” pp. 217-223; Randolph Bourne, â€œTrans-National America,â€ pp. 177-187; Walter Lippmann, â€œSelection From Drift and Mastery,â€ pp. 173-176.
only use the required readings as sources.
try to paraphrase as least as possible, quote the readings instead.
each essay should be 4 pages in length.
don’t forget to bold the thesis statement.
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