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LEC # TOPICS/READINGS/FILMS KEY DATES
1 Introduction - Singer, Irving. “Marriage: Same-Sex and Opposite-Sex.” In Sex: A Philosophical Primer.  
2 Singer, Irving. The Pursuit of Love. pp. ix-43.  
3 Singer, Irving. The Pursuit of Love. pp. 44-107.  
4 Singer, Irving. The Pursuit of Love. pp. 108-176.  
5 Bédier, Joseph. The Romance of Tristan and Iseult. (Entire)  
6 Nietzsche, Friedrich. The Birth of Tragedy and The Case of Wagner. pp. 17-56, 139-92.

Wagner Excerpts, and Film (To be Shown in Class): Jourdan, Pierre. Tristan und Isolde (1974).

 
7 Molière. Don Juan. (Entire)

Singer, Irving. “Two Essays on the Don Juan Myth in Molière.”

 
8 Shaw, George Bernard. Man and Superman. Preface plus “Don Juan in Hell” Scene in Act III.  
9 Shaw, George Bernard. Pygmalion. Entire, including Preface and Afterword.

Film (To be Shown in Class) Asquith, Anthony, and Leslie Howard. Pygmalion (1938).

1st paper due
10 Singer, Irving. Explorations in Love and Sex. pp. 105-67.  
11 Singer, Irving. Explorations in Love and Sex. pp. ix-xiii, 1-45.  
12 Singer, Irving. Explorations in Love and Sex. pp. 47-104, 217-24. 2nd paper due

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