Course Readings

Week 1 Readings

“Money” (Gertrude Stein)

Second Treatise of Civil Government, Ch. 5 (John Locke) (Please use Diigo to annotate!)

“On Credit” and “On Trade” (Daniel Defoe)

“A Vision of Public Credit” (also called “Allegory of Public Credit”) (Joseph Addison) (Please use Diigo to annotate!)

Week 2 Readings

“The Lady’s Dressing Room” (Jonathan Swift) (Please use Diigo to annotate!)

“The Reasons that Induced Dr. S. to write a Poem called ‘The Lady’s Dressing Room’ (Lady Mary Wortley Montagu) (Please use Diigo to annotate!)

“The Grumbling Hive” (Bernard Mandeville)

Week 3 Readings

Status Anxiety (Optional reading due to July 4th holiday) (PDF, coming soon)

The Thresher’s Labour (Stephen Duck) (PDF)

The Woman’s Labour (Mary Collier) (PDF)

“Spectator 160” (Monday, September 3rd, 1711), (Joseph Addison) (Please use Diigo to annotate!)

Week 4 Readings

The Theory of Moral Sentiments (Adam Smith) Paragraphs: I.III.14 through I.III.23; I.III.28-I.III-35 (Please use Diigo to annotate!)

The Wealth of Nations

Book 1, Ch. 1: Of the Division of Labour (Please use Diigo to annotate!)

Book 1, Ch. 2: Of the Principle which gives occasion to the Division of Labour (Please use Diigo to annotate!)

Book 1, Ch. 3: That the Division of Labour is Limited(you only need to read the first two paragraphs!) (Please use Diigo to annotate!)

Book 1, Ch. 5: Of the Real and Nominal Prices of Commodities… (Please use Diigo to annotate!) (highlighted sections only)

Week 5 Readings:

R:          William Blake: The Chimney Sweeper (Songs of Innocence and Songs of Experienceversions) (please annotate with Diigo!)

William Blake: The Little Vagabond (please annotate with Diigo!)

Week 6 Readings:

Marx & Engels: The German Ideology

 

 


 

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