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PHIL 2101 Introduction to the Problems of Philosophy: Readings

Schedule

1. Plato’s Apology & Meno (password-protected PDF)
 
2. Aristotle’s Nicomachean Ethics (password-protected PDF)
 
3. Consolations of Philosophy (password-protected PDF)
 
4. Ibn-Sina’s De Anima & On the Division of the Rational Sciences & Aquinas’ Summa Theologica (password-protected PDFs)
 
5. Descartes’ Of the Things Which We May Doubt (password-protected PDF)
 
6. Spinoza’s Ethics (password-protected PDF)
 
7. Hobbes’ Leviathan (password-protected PDF)
 
8. Locke’s An Essay Concerning Human Understanding (password-protected PDF)
 
 
10. Wollstonecraft’s A Vindication of the Rights of Woman (password-protected PDF)
 
 
 
13. Mill’s Utilitarianism (password-protected PDF)
 
 
15. A.J. Ayer’s Language, Truth, Logic (password-protected PDF)
 
 
 
18. Franz Fanon’s The Wretched of the Earth (password-protected PDF)
 
19. Nelson Goodman’s Ways of Worldmaking (password-protected PDF)
 
20. Nagel’s What Is It Like to Be a Bat?  (password-protected PDF)
 
21. Hilary Putnam’s Brains in a Vat (password-protected PDF)
 
22. John Searle’s Indeterminacy, Empiricism, and the First Person (password-protected PDF)
 
23. Peter Singer’s Famine, Affluence, Poverty (password-protected PDF)
 
24. Jürgen Habermas’ Interpreting the Fall of a Monument & Michael Walzer’s The Triumph of Just War Theory (password-protected PDFs)