Across the Curriculum


Bruce Catton Grant and Lee: A Study in Contrasts
Aaron Copland How We Listen to Music
Ronald Dworkin Assisted Suicide: The Philosopher’s Brief
Michael Levin The Case for Torture
Bernard Lewis The Roots of Muslim Rage
Plato The Allegory of the Cave
Plato Crito
Mary Louise Pratt Arts of the Contact Zone
James Rachels Active and Passive Euthanasia
Paul Roberts A Brief History of English
Peter Singer Animal Liberation
Peter Singer The Singer Solution to World Poverty
Ronald Takaki A Different Mirror
Deborah Tannen There Is No Unmarked Woman
Howard Zinn Dying for the Government


Solomon E. Asch Opinions and Social Pressure
Bruno Bettelheim Joey: A "Mechanical Boy"
Aaron H. Devor Becoming Members of Society: Learning the Social Meanings of Gender
Peter Farb and George Armelagos The Patterns of Eating
Sigmund Freud The Interpretation of Dreams
Sigmund Freud Libidinal Types
Milton Friedman Prohibition and Drugs
Milton Friedman Social Responsibility of Business and Labor
Howard Gardner A Rounded Version: The Theory of Multiple Intelligences
Clifford Geertz Deep Play: Notes on the Balinese Cockfight
Nathan Glazer Some Very Modest Proposals for the Improvement of American Education
S. I. Hayakawa How Dictionaries Are Made
William James Habit
Emily Martin The Egg and the Sperm: How Science Has Constructed a Romance Based on Stereotypical Male–Female Roles
Karl Marx and Frederick Engels The Communist Manifesto
Margaret Mead and Rhoda Metraux On Friendship
Stanley Milgram The Perils of Obedience
Horace Miner Body Ritual among the Nacirema
Theodore R. Sizer What High School Is


Lee Ann Fisher Baron The Influence of "Junk Science" and the Role of Science Education
Jacob Bronowski The Reach of Imagination
Rachel Carson Fable for Tomorrow
Rachel Carson The Obligation to Endure
Charles Darwin Understanding Natural Selection
Jared Diamond Soft Sciences Are Often Harder Than Hard Sciences
Stephen Jay Gould Evolution as Fact and Theory
Garrett Hardin Lifeboat Ethics: The Case against Helping the Poor
Roald Hoffman The Chemist
James H. Jeans Why the Sky Looks Blue
Thomas S. Kuhn The Route to Normal Science
Donella Meadows, Dennis L. Meadows, and Jorgen Randers The Limits to Growth
Alexander Petrunkevitch The Spider and the Wasp
Nawal El Saadawi Circumcision of Girls
Nawal El Saadawi Love and Sex in the Life of the Arab
Steven Weinberg A Designer Universe?
Edward O. Wilson Is Humanity Suicidal?


David Hricik The American Legal System
Charles R. Lawrence III On Racist Speech


Perri Klass Learning the Language
Lewis Thomas On Natural Death
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