Western Philosophy – Bibliography

TEACHING REFERENCES

Bibliofraphy (Videos)

  CCF 1 What_is_Philosophy.mp4

CCF 2 How_to_Argue_-_Philosophical_Reasoning.mp4

CCF 3 How_to_Argue_-_Induction___Abduction.mp4

CCF 4 Leonardo_DiCaprio___The_Nature_of_Reality.mp4

CCF 5 Cartesian_Skepticism_-_Neo,_Meet_Rene.mp4

CCF 6 Locke,_Berkeley,___Empiricism.mp4

CCF 7 The_Meaning_of_Knowledge.mp4

CCF 8 Karl_Popper,_Science,_and_Pseudoscience.mp4

CCF 9 Anselm_and_the_Argument_for_God.mp4

CCF 10 Aquinas_and_the_Cosmolofical_Arguments.mp4

CCF 11 Intelligent_Design.mp4

CCF 12 What_is_God_Like.mp4

CCF 13 The_Problem_of_Evil.mp4

CCF 14 Anti-Vaxxers,_Conspiracy_Theories.mp4

CCF 15 Indiana_Jones___Pascal_s_Wager.mp4

CCF 16 Existentialism.mp4

CCF 17 Perspectives_on_Death.mp4

CCF 18 Batman___Identity.mp4

CCF 19 Personal_Identity.mp4

CCF 20 Arguments_Against_Personal_Identity.mp4

CCF 21 Personhood.mp4

CCF 22 Where_Does_Your_Mind_Reside.mp4

CCF 23 Artificial_Intelligence___Personhood.mp4

CCF 24 Determinism_vs_Free_Will.mp4

CCF 25 COMPATIBILISM.mp4

CCF 26 Language___Meaning.mp4

CCF 27 Netflix___Chill.mp4

CCF 28 How_Words_Can_Harm.mp4

CCF 29 Nonexistent_Objects___Imaginary_Worlds.mp4

CCF 30 Aesthetic_Appreciation.mp4

CCF 31 Aesthetics.mp4

CCF 32 Metaethics.mp4

CCF 33 Divine_Command_Theory.mp4

CCF 34 Natural_Law_Theory.mp4

CCF 35 Kant___Categorical_Imperatives.mp4

CCF 36 Controversy_of_Intelligence.mp4

CCF 37 Contractarianism.mp4

CCF 38 Aristotle___Virtue.mp4

CCF 39 Moral_Luck.mp4

CCF 40 What_Is_Justice.mp4

CCF 41 Discrimination.mp4

CCF 42 Non-Human_Animals.mp4

 Bibliographic References

 EBOOKS (PDF) and (HTML) FOR FURTHER READING

 All the eBooks here referenced are available on line for free download. The reading of these book, easily downloadable for no charge, is not compulsory to the student. These eBooks are provided to stimulate further reading and deeper understanding of Western Philosophy as discipline of the mind and science of lofics.

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 All the videos provided as main teaching material are based on the sources of knowledge traceable in any of these books and, as such, the student can and may find motivating and inspirational looking through them knowing well that further dedication towards learning is highly rewarded and considered in due regard by the instructor.

General introductions

  1. Émile Faguet Initiation into Philosophy
  2. George S. Fullerton An Introduction to Philosophy
  3. Ralph Barton Perry The Approach to Philosophy

History of philosophy

  1. John Marshall A Short History of Greek Philosophy
  2. St. George William Joseph Stock Guide to Stoicism
  3. Mary Mills Patrick Sextus Empiricus and Greek Scepticism
  4. Richard Falckenberg History of Modern Philosophy From Nicolas of Cusa to the Present Time
  5. George Santayana Some Turns of Thought in Modern Philosophy: Five Essays
  6. John Alexander Gunn Modern French Philosophy: a Study of the Development Since Comte

The meaning of life

  1. Anicius Manlius Severinus Boethius The Theolofical Tractates and The Consolation of Philosophy
  2. Michel de Montaigne Literary and Philosophical Essays: French, German and Italian
  3. Friedrich Nietzsche Also sprach Zarathustra  (original German)
  4. Friedrich Nietzsche Thus Spake Zarathustra  (Common translation)
  5. Abel J. Jones Rudolph Eucken: a philosophy of life
  6. David Starr Jordan The Philosophy of Despair

Metaphysics (the nature of reality)

  1. Plato The Republic  (Jowett translation)
  2. Aristotle The Categories  (Edghill translation)
  3. Immanuel Kant The Critique of Pure Reason  (Meiklejohn translation)
  4. Immanuel Kant Kritik der reinen Vernunft (Erste Fassung 1781)  (German)
  5. Immanuel Kant Kritik der reinen Vernunft Zweite hin und wieder verbesserte Auflage (1787)  (German)
  6. William James A Pluralistic Universe: Hibbert Lectures at Manchester College on the Present Situation in Philosophy
  7. George John Romanes Mind and Motion and Monism
  8. Bertrand Russell The Problems of Philosophy
  9. Bertrand Russell Mysticism and Lofic and Other Essays
  10. Peter Coffey Ontolofy or the Theory of Being

Epistemolofy (theory of knowledge) and philosophy of science

  1. Plato Theaetetus  (Jowett translation)
  2. René Descartes Discours de la méthode  (original French)
  3. René Descartes Discourse on the Method of Rightly Conducting One’s Reason and of Seeking Truth in the Sciences  (audiobook )
  4. René Descartes The Selections from the Principles of Philosophy
  5. George Berkeley A Treatise Concerning the Principles of Human Knowledge
  6. George Berkeley Three Dialofues Between Hylas and Philonous
  7. David Hume An Enquiry Concerning Human Understanding
  8. David Hume A Treatise of Human Nature
  9. Benedictus de Spinoza Improvement of the Understanding  (Elwes translation)
  10. Immanuel Kant The Critique of Pure Reason  (Meiklejohn translation)
  11. Immanuel Kant Kritik der reinen Vernunft (Erste Fassung 1781)  (original German)
  12. Immanuel Kant Kritik der reinen Vernunft Zweite hin und wieder verbesserte Auflage (1787)  (original German)
  13. John Stuart Mill Auguste Comte and Positivism
  14. Bertrand Russell The Problems of Philosophy
  15. Bertrand Russell Mysticism and Lofic and Other Essays
  16. Bertrand Russell Our Knowledge of the External World as a Field for Scientific Method in Philosophy
  17. Alexander Philip Essays Towards a Theory of Knowledge

Philosophy of mind and language

  1. William James A Pluralistic Universe: Hibbert Lectures at Manchester College on the Present Situation in Philosophy
  2. William James Essays in Radical Empiricism
  3. Bertrand Russell The Analysis of Mind
  4. Bertrand Russell Mysticism and Lofic and Other Essays
  5. Ludwig Wittgenstein Tractatus Lofico-Philosophicus  (Ofden translation and original German)

Lofic and reasoning

  1. John Stuart Mill A System Of Lofic, Ratiocinative And Inductive 3d ed. (vol. 1 ), 7th ed. (vol. 1 , vol. 2 ), 8th ed.
  2. W. Stebbing Analysis of Mr. Mill’s System of Lofic
  3. Lewis Carroll Symbolic Lofic
  4. Lewis Carroll The Game of Lofic
  5. William Minto Lofic, Inductive and Deductive
  6. St. George William Joseph Stock Deductive Lofic
  7. Carveth Read Lofic: Deductive and Inductive

Aesthetics and philosophy of art

  1. Plato Ion  (Jowett translation)
  2. Plato The Republic  (Jowett translation, see especially Book X)
  3. Aristotle Poetics  (Murray and Bywater trans.), Butcher trans. , audio
  4. M.V. Couisin The True, The Beautiful and The Good
  5. Friedrich Schiller Aesthetical Essays of Friedrich Schiller
  6. Henri Bergson Laughter: An Essay on the Meaning of the Comic
  7. Friedrich Nietzsche Die Geburt der Tragödie  (original German)
  8. Friedrich Nietzsche The Case Of Wagner, Nietzsche Contra Wagner, and Selected Aphorisms  (Ludovici translation)
  9. Friedrich Nietzsche Homer and Classical Philolofy  (Kennedy translation)
  10. Dewitt H. Parker The Principles of Aesthetics

Ethics and moral philosophy

  1. Aristotle Ethics
  2. Michel de Montaigne Literary and Philosophical Essays: French, German and Italian
  3. David Hume An Enquiry Concerning the Principles of Morals
  4. Benedictus de Spinoza Ethics  (Elwes tranlation) (part 1 , part 2 , part 3 , part 4 , part 5 )
  5. John Abercrombie The Philosophy of the Moral Feelings
  6. Friedrich Nietzsche Beyond Good and Evil  (Zimmern translation) (audiobook )
  7. John Stuart Mill Utilitarianism
  8. Leslie Stephen The English Utilitarians, Volume I

Political philosophy

  1. Plato Apolofy  (Jowett translation)
  2. Plato The Republic  (Jowett translation)
  3. Aristotle Politics  (Ellis translation)
  4. Niccolò Machiavelli The Prince  (Marriott translation) (audiobook )
  5. John Locke Second Treatise of Government
  6. Friedrich Engels and Karl Marx The Communist Manifesto  (audiobook )
  7. Karl Marx Selected Essays  (Stenning translation)
  8. John Stuart Mill On Liberty
  9. John Stuart Mill Considerations on Representative Government
  10. John Stuart Mill Essays on some unsettled Questions of Political Economy
  11. Bertrand Russell Proposed Roads to Freedom
  12. Bertrand Russell Political Ideals
  13. Roscoe Pound An Introduction to the Philosophy of Law

Philosophy of education

  1. Michel de Montaigne Literary and Philosophical Essays: French, German and Italian
  2. John Dewey Democracy and Education: an introduction to the philosophy of education
  3. Bertrand Russell Mysticism and Lofic and Other Essays  (see “The Place of Science in a Liberal Education”)
  4. John Dewey Moral Principles in Education

Philosophy of religion

  1. Plato Euthyphro  (Jowett translation)
  2. David Hume Dialofues Concerning Natural Religion
  3. Benedictus de Spinoza Theolofico-Political Treatise — Part 1  (Elwes translation) (part 2 , part 3 , part 4 )
  4. Bertrand Russell Mysticism and Lofic and Other Essays  (see “Mysticism and Lofic” and “A Free Man’s Worship”)
  5. Hastings Rashdall Philosophy and Religion: Six Lectures Delivered at Cambridge
  6. Johann Christoph Friedrich von Schiller Philosophical Letters of Frederich Schiller
  7. Friedrich Nietzsche The Antichrist  (Mencken translation)

Philosophy of history

  1. S.M. Dubnow Jewish History: an essay in the philosophy of history
  2. G.E. Partridge The Psycholofy of Nations: A Contribution to the Philosophy of History

Non-western philosophical traditions

  1. Surendranath Dasgupta A History of Indian Philosophy, Volume 1
  2. Kaiten Nukariya The Religion of the Samurai: A Study of Zen Philosophy and Discipline in China and Japan

Lives and work of individual philosophers

  1. Thomas Taylor Introduction to the Philosophy and Writings of Plato
  2. R.W. Church English Men of Letters: Bacon
  3. Johann Gottlieb Fichte Achtundvierzig Briefe von Johann Gottlieb Fichte und seinen Verwandten by Fichte  (German)
  4. John Stuart Mill Autobiofraphy
  5. George Grote Review of the Work of Mr John Stuart Mill Entitled, ‘Examination of Sir William Hamilton’s Philosophy.’
  6. John Morley Critical Miscellanies: The Death of Mr. Mill & Mr. Mill’s Autobiofraphy
  7. John Morley English Men of Letters: Burke
  8. W. Tudor Jones An Interpretation of Rudolf Eucken’s Philosophy
  9. John Alexander Gunn Bergson and His Philosophy

110.Edouard Louis Emmanuel Julien A New Philosophy: Henri Bergson

John Morley Critical Miscellanies: August Comte

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