Major Courses

Magdalen College offers Four Areas for Majors to Juniors and Seniors. 
Each Major Course offers two semesters.



Philosophy

Fall 2019:  Truth and Mystery (Epistemology)

FALL  2019 TEXTS FOR THIS COURSE ARE BELOW

Spring 2019: 

SPRING  2020 BOOKLIST TO BE ANNOUNCED

 

Politics

Fall 2019:  International Reations

FALL  2019 TEXTS FOR THIS COURSE ARE BELOW

Spring 2020:  Modern Political Ideologies

SPRING  2019 TEXTS FOR THIS COURSE ARE BELOW

 

Theology 
Fall 2019:  Creation and the Incarnation

FALL 2018 TEXTS FOR THIS COURSE ARE BELOW

Spring 2020:  The Medieval Quest for Wisdom

SPRING 2020 BOOOKLIST TO BE ANNOUNCED

 

Literature

Fall 2019:  Lyric Poetry

Students enrolled in this course will be contacted by Dr. Mumbach when the booklist becomes available.

Spring 2020:  Southern Literature

SPRING  2020 BOOKLIST TO BE ANNOUNCED

 

 

On the Soul and on Memory and Recollection Cover Image
By Aristotle, Joe Sachs (Translator)
$19.95
ISBN: 9781888009170
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Published: Green Lion Press - August 15th, 2011

Philosophy
Fall 2019:  Truth and Mystery (Epistemology)


On Human Nature Cover Image
$15.53
ISBN: 9780872204546
Availability: Special Order
Published: Hackett Publishing Company - February 1999

Philosophy
Fall 2019:  Truth and Mystery (Epistemology)


Living the Truth Includes: The Truth of All Things and Reality and the Good Cover Image
$14.95
ISBN: 9780898702613
Availability: Special Order
Published: Ignatius Press - May 28th, 2015

Philosophy
Fall 2019:  Truth and Mystery (Epistemology)


Ennead, Volume V (Loeb Classical Library #444) Cover Image
By Plotinus, A. H. Armstrong (Translator)
$39.20
ISBN: 9780674994898
Availability: Backordered
Published: Harvard University Press - January 1984

Philosophy
Fall 2019:  Truth and Mystery (Epistemology)


Theo-Logic: Theological Logical Theory: The Spirit Of Truth Cover Image
$29.95
ISBN: 9780898707182
Availability: Special Order
Published: Ignatius Press - April 2001

Philosophy
Fall 2019:  Truth and Mystery (Epistemology)


Discourse on Method, And, Meditations on First Philosophy Cover Image
By Rene Descartes, Donald A. Cress (Translator)
$11.50
ISBN: 9780872204201
Availability: Special Order
Published: Hackett Publishing Company - June 15th, 1999

Philosophy
Fall 2019:  Truth and Mystery (Epistemology)


Plato: Complete Works Cover Image
By Plato, John M. Cooper (Editor), D. S. Hutchinson (Editor)
$93.44
ISBN: 9780872203495
Availability: Special Order
Published: Hackett Publishing Company - May 1997

Philosophy
Fall 2019:  Truth and Mystery (Epistemology)

Please Note: Students also purchase this text for Euclid 202


Anselm: Basic Writings  Cover Image
By Anselm,, Thomas Williams (Translator)
$15.00
ISBN: 9780872208957
Availability: Special Order
Published: Hackett - January 2007

Philosophy
Fall 2019:  Truth and Mystery (Epistemology)


World Order Cover Image
$36.00
ISBN: 9781594206146
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Published: Penguin Press - September 9th, 2014

Politics Fall 2019:  International Relations


The Congress of Vienna: A Study in Allied Unity: 1812-1822 Cover Image
$17.00
ISBN: 9780802137449
Availability: Special Order
Published: Grove Press - December 13th, 2000

Politics Fall 2019:  International Relations


On the Origins of War: And the Preservation of Peace Cover Image
$20.00
ISBN: 9780385423755
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Published: Anchor - January 1996

Politics Fall 2019:  International Relations


The Versailles Settlement: Peacemaking After the First World War, 1919-1923 (Making of the Twentieth Century) Cover Image
$53.29
ISBN: 9780333800775
Availability: Hard to Find
Published: Red Globe Press - October 2008

Politics Fall 2019:  International Relations


The Pursuit of the Millennium: Revolutionary Millenarians and Mystical Anarchists of the Middle Ages (Galaxy Books) Cover Image
$34.99
ISBN: 9780195004564
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Published: Oxford University Press, USA - May 15th, 1970

Politics Spring 2020: Modern Political Ideologies


What Is History? And Other Late Unpublished Writings (CW28) (The Collected Works of Eric Voegelin #28) Cover Image
By Eric Voegelin, Thomas A. Hollweck (Editor), Thomas A. Hollweck (Introduction by), Paul Caringella (Editor), Paul Caringella (Introduction by)
$65.00
ISBN: 9780807116036
Availability: Special Order
Published: University of Missouri - September 1990

Politics Spring 2020: Modern Political Ideologies


Nationalism: Its Meaning and History Cover Image
$15.00
ISBN: 9780442000080
Availability: Special Order
Published: D. Van Nostrand Compamy Inc -

Politics Spring 2020: Modern Political Ideologies


New Political Religions, or an Analysis of Modern Terrorism (The Eric Voegelin Institute Series in Political Philosophy #1) Cover Image
$39.00
ISBN: 9780826216212
Availability: Special Order
Published: University of Missouri - August 2005

Politics Spring 2020: Modern Political Ideologies


The Origins of Totalitarianism Cover Image
$19.00
ISBN: 9780156701532
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Published: Mariner Books - March 21st, 1973

Politics Spring 2020: Modern Political Ideologies


The Rebel: An Essay on Man in Revolt (Vintage International) Cover Image
$15.95
ISBN: 9780679733843
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Published: Vintage - January 1992

Politics Spring 2020: Modern Political Ideologies

Please Note:  This book is also purchased for Humanities III/IV


Gyn/Ecology - The Metaethics of Radical Feminism Cover Image
$15.00
ISBN: 9780807015117
Availability: Special Order
Published: Beacon - January 1980

Politics Spring 2020: Modern Political Ideologies


Saved in Hope: Spe Salvi: Encyclical Letter Cover Image
$7.95
ISBN: 9781593251468
Availability: Special Order
Published: Word Among Us Press - January 2008

Theology Fall 2019:  Creation and the Incarnation


On the Incarnation Cover Image
By Saint Athanasius, John Behr (Translator), C.S. Lewis (Introduction By)
$16.00
ISBN: 9780881414271
Availability: Special Order
Published: St Vladimirs Seminary Press - January 3rd, 2012

Theology Fall 2019:  Creation and the Incarnation


On the Cosmic Mystery of Jesus Christ: Selected Writings from St. Maximus the Confessor Cover Image
$13.95
ISBN: 9780881412499
Availability: Special Order
Published: St. Vladimir's Seminary Press - September 2003

Theology Fall 2019:  Creation and the Incarnation


Explorations in Theology Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780898702651
Availability: Out of Print
Published: Ignatius Press - October 1989

Theology Fall 2019:  Creation and the Incarnation


The Holy Bible: Revised Standard Version - Burgundy - Second Catholic Edition Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780898708349
Availability: Out of Print
Published: Ignatius Press - April 30th, 2006

Theology Fall 2019:  Creation and the Incarnation