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This list relates to the semester Semester 1 2019 which does not start until 01/01/2019
  1. Early Modern Philosophy: Descartes - René Descartes, Jonathan Bennett 2017

    Webpage Required Read Descartes' Meditations on First Philosophy

  2. The Correspondence between Princess Elisabeth of Bohemia and René Descartes - Princess Elisabeth of Bohemia, Lisa Shapiro, René Descartes 2007 (electronic resource)

    Book Required Read pages 61-73

  3. A Treatise of Human Nature - David Hume, Lewis Amherst Selby-Bigge 1888

    Book Required Read book I, part III, §VI: Of the inference from the impression to the idea; and, book I, part IV, §VI: Of personal identity

  4. An essay concerning human understanding - John Locke 1850

    Document Required Read book II, chapter XXVII: Of Identity and Diversity

  5. The myth of Sisyphus: and other essays - Albert Camus 1955

    Book Required Read pp 3-65: An Absurd Reasoning; and, pp: 124-138 Appendix. High Use copy held in Social Sciences & Humanities Library. Copyright Act prevents online access.

  6. Existentialism is a humanism =: (L'Existentialisme est un humanisme) ; including, a commentary on The stranger (Explication de L'Étranger) - Jean-Paul Sartre, John Kulka, Arlette Elkaïm-Sartre, Jean-Paul Sartre c2007

    Book Required

  7. Sketch for a theory of the emotions - Jean-Paul Sartre, Philip Mairet 2014 (electronic resource)

    Book Required Read pages 56-94

  8. Philosophical writings - Simone de Beauvoir, Marybeth Timmermann, Mary Beth Mader 2004

    Book Required Read chapter 3: Pyrrhus and Cineas

  9. The Philosophical writings of Descartes - Rene Descartes, John Cottingham, Robert Stoothoff, Dugald Murdoch 1984-1991

    Book Recommended

  10. Meditations and other metaphysical writings - René Descartes, Desmond M. Clarke, René Descartes, René Descartes 2003

    Book Recommended

  11. Companions, Reading Guides, Biographies: 19 items
    1. The Cambridge companion to Hume's treatise - Donald C. Ainslie, Kate Abramson 2015

      Book Recommended

    2. Starting with Hume - Charlotte Randall Brown, William Edward Morris c2012 (electronic resource)

      Book Recommended

    3. The Cambridge companion to Descartes' Meditations - David Cunning 2014 (electronic resource)

      Book Recommended

    4. A companion to Descartes - Janet Broughton, John Peter Carriero 2008 (electronic resource)

      Book Recommended

    5. Essays on Descartes' Meditations - Amelie Oksenberg Rorty 1986

      Book Recommended

    6. Descartes' Meditations: a critical guide - Karen Detlefsen 2013 (electronic resource)

      Book Recommended

    7. Descartes: an analytical and historical introduction - Georges Dicker c2013 (electronic resource)

      Book Recommended

    8. Descartes' Meditations: a reader's guide - Richard Francks c2008 (electronic resource)

      Book Recommended

    9. The Blackwell guide to Descartes' Meditations - Stephen Gaukroger ©2006 (electronic resource)

      Book Recommended

    10. Descartes: an intellectual biography - Stephen Gaukroger 1995 (electronic resource)

      Book Recommended

    11. Descartes: a study of his philosophy - Anthony Kenny 1968

      Book Recommended

    12. The Descartes dictionary - Kurt Smith 2015 (electronic resource)

      Book Recommended

    13. Descartes: the project of pure enquiry - Bernard Williams, John Cottingham 2015 (electronic resource)

      Book Recommended

    14. Descartes - Margaret Dauler Wilson 1978

      Book Recommended

  12. Descartes: background 11 items
    1. The Cambridge companion to Descartes - John Cottingham 1992

      Book Recommended Read chapter 2: Descartes and Scholasticism: The Intellectual Background to Descartes' Thought

    2. Essays on Descartes' Meditations - Amelie Oksenberg Rorty 1986

      Book Recommended Read chapter 4: Semel in Vita: The Scientific Background to Descartes' Meditations. High Use copy held in the Social Sciences and Humanities Library. Copyright Act prevents online access.

    3. The Cambridge Companion to Descartes’ Meditations 2013

      Book Recommended Read chapter 1: The Methodology of the Meditations: Tradition and Innovation

    4. A companion to Descartes - Janet Broughton, John Peter Carriero 2008 (electronic resource)

      Book Recommended Read chapter 30: Our Debt to Descartes

    5. The Cambridge companion to Descartes - John Cottingham 1992

      Book Further Read chapters 4: Cartesian metaphysics and the role of the simple natures; and, 13: The Reception of Descartes' Philosophy.

    6. Descartes' metaphysical physics - Daniel Garber 1992

      Book Further

    7. Essays on Descartes' Meditations - Amelie Oksenberg Rorty 1986

      Book Further Read chapter 3: The Senses and the Fleshless Eye: The Meditations as Cognitive Exercises. High Use copy held in the Social Sciences and Humanities Library. Copyright Act prevents online access.

    8. Descartes' Discourse - Katherine Rudolph Spring 1993

      Article Further

  13. First Meditation, Scepticism 10 items
    1. Descartes's method of doubt - Janet Broughton ©2002 (electronic resource)

      Book Recommended

    2. The Cambridge companion to Descartes' Meditations - David Cunning 2014 (electronic resource)

      Book Further Read chapter 2: The First Meditation: Skeptical Doubt and Certainty

    3. Unnatural doubts: epistemological realism and the basis of scepticism - Michael James Williams c1996

      Book Further

    4. Descartes' Evil Genius - O. K. Bouwsma 1949

      Article Further

    5. The foundations of knowing - Roderick M. Chisholm c1982 (electronic resource)

      Book Further

    6. Essays on Descartes' Meditations - Amelie Oksenberg Rorty 1986

      Book Further Read chapter 5: Descartes and the Metaphysics of Doubt. High Use copy held in the Social Sciences and Humanities Library. Copyright Act prevents online access.

    7. Essays on the philosophy and science of Rene Descartes - Stephen Voss 1993 (electronic resource)

      Book Further Read part 1, chapter 2: Certainty: Psychological, Moral, and Metaphysical

  14. Second Meditation, Self-knowledge 5 items
    1. The Cambridge companion to Descartes' Meditations - David Cunning 2014 (electronic resource)

      Book Further Read chapters 4: The Second Mediation and the Nature of the Human Mind; and, 5: The Second Meditation: Unimaginable Bodies and Insensible Minds

    2. I-Descartes Defended - Christopher Peacocke 06/2012

      Article Further

    3. Essays on the philosophy and science of Rene Descartes - Stephen Voss 1993 (electronic resource)

      Book Further Read chapter 3: The Cogito: Privileged Truth or Exemplary Truth?

  15. Sixth Meditation, knowledge of the external world 16 items
    1. The Cartesian Circle - Willis Doney 1955

      Article Further

    2. The Cartesian Circle - Alan Gewirtz 1941

      Article Further

    3. The Cambridge companion to Descartes - John Cottingham 1992

      Book Further Read chapter 7: The Cartesian Circle

    4. The Cambridge Companion to Descartes’ Meditations 2013

      Book Further Read chapter 13: Sensory Perception of Bodies: Meditation 6.5

  16. Problem of Induction 4 items
    1. Common sense, science and scepticism: a historical introduction to the theory of knowledge - Alan Musgrave 1993

      Book Recommended Especially recommended, chapters 8: Hume: idea-ism becomes irrationalism; and, 9: Countering Hume on induction. High Use copy held in Social Sciences and Humanities Library. Copyright Act prevents online access

    2. The Problem of Induction - James Cargile 1998

      Article Further

  17. Descartes on Mind and Body 18 items
    1. The Mind-Body Problem - Jonathan Westphal 2016 (electronic resource)

      Book Recommended

    2. Descartes's concept of mind - Lilli Alanen 2003

      Book Further

    3. The Cambridge companion to Descartes' Meditations - David Cunning 2014 (electronic resource)

      Book Further Read chapter 12: The Sixth Meditation: Descartes and the Embodied Self

    4. Feminist reflections on the history of philosophy - Lilli Alanen, Charlotte Witt 2004

      Book Further Read pages 193-218: Descartes and Elisabeth A Philosophical Dialogue?

    5. Cartesian composites - Paul David Hoffman 1999

      Article Further

    6. A companion to Descartes - Janet Broughton, John Peter Carriero 2008 (electronic resource)

      Book Further Read chapter 23: The Union and Interaction of Mind and Body

    7. Descartes's dualism - Marleen Rozemond 1998 (electronic resource)

      Book Further

  18. Personal Identity 16 items
    1. Persons and personal identity - Amy Kind 2015 (electronic resource)

      Book Recommended

    2. Reasons and Persons - Derek Parfit 23/01/1986

      Book Recommended

    3. Staying alive: personal identity, practical concerns, and the unity of a life - Marya Schechtman, EBSCOhost 2014 (electronic resource)

      Book Recommended

    4. Essays on the intellectual powers of man - Thomas Reid, Derek R. Brookes, Knud Haakonssen 2002

      Book Further Read essay III, chapter VI: Of Mr Locke's Account of our personal Identity.

    5. Hume - Barry Stroud 1977

      Book Further

    6. Hume on the Self - Alan Schwerin 2012-4

      Article Further

    7. Body, Mind and Self in Hume’s Critical Realism - Fred Wilson 2008 (electronic resource)

      Book Further

  19. Part Two: Further Readings 59 items
    1. Albert Camus - Ronald Aronson 2017

      Article Further

    2. A companion to Simone de Beauvoir - Laura Hengehold, Nancy Bauer 2017 (electronic resource)

      Book Further Read chapter 22: “Pyrrhus and Cineas”: The Conditions of a Meaningful life

    3. Rebellious feminism: Camus's ethic of rebellion and feminist thought - Elizabeth Ann Bartlett 2004

      Book Further

    4. Simone de Beauvoir, Philosophy, and Feminism - Nancy Bauer 2001 (electronic resource)

      Book Further Read chapter 5: Reading Beauvoir Reading Hegel: Pyrrhus et Cinéas and The Ethics of Ambiguity

    5. The second sex - Simone de Beauvoir, Constance Borde, Sheila Malovany-Chevallier 2011

      Book Further

    6. Race - Robert Bernasconi 2001

      Book Further

    7. Camus: portrait of a moralist - Stephen Eric Bronner 2009, c1999

      Book Further

    8. The Myth of Sisyphus: and other essays - Albert Camus 1955

      Book Further

    9. Pages 199-202: On Jean-Paul Sartre’s La Nausée - Albert Camus, Ellen Conroy Kennedy 1970

      Chapter Further

    10. The Cambridge companion to Simone de Beauvoir - Claudia Card 2003 (electronic resource)

      Book Further

    11. Sartre - Peter Caws 1979

      Book Further

    12. The Cambridge companion to existentialism 2012 (electronic resource)

      Book Further

    13. The philosophy of Jean-Paul Sartre - Jean-Paul Sartre 1972, c1965

      Book Further

    14. Beauvoir and Sartre: the riddle of influence - Christine Daigle, Jacob Golomb 2009 (electronic resource)

      Book Further

    15. Existentialist thinkers and ethics - Christine Daigle c2006

      Book Further

    16. Sartre explained: from bad faith to authenticity - David Detmer c2008 (electronic resource)

      Book Further

    17. Genre and void: looking back at Sartre and Beauvoir - Max Deutscher 2003

      Book Further

    18. Sartre's Theory of Emotions - Rex Emerick 1999-01-1

      Article Further

    19. Simone de Beauvoir: a critical reader - Elizabeth Fallaize 1998

      Book Further

    20. Emotion in the thought of Sartre - Joseph P. Fell 1965

      Book Further

    21. Albert Camus: from the absurd to revolt - John Foley 2008

      Book Further

    22. Chapter 6: The Ethics of Liberation - Edward Fulbrook, Kate Fulbrook 1998

      Chapter Further

    23. The Cambridge companion to Camus - Edward J Hughes 2007

      Book Further

    24. The Continuum companion to existentialism - Felicity Joseph, Jack Reynolds, Ashley Woodward c2011

      Book Further

    25. On Camus - Richard Kamber c2002

      Book Further

    26. Camus - Adele King 1964

      Book Further

    27. Situation and human existence: freedom, subjectivity, and society - Sonia Kruks 1990

      Book Further

    28. Hipparchia's choice: an essay concerning women, philosophy, etc - Michèle Le Doeuff 2007

      Book Further

    29. Four phenomenological philosophers: Husserl, Heidegger, Sartre, Merleau-Ponty - Christopher E. Macann 1993

      Book Further

    30. Existentialism, Feminism and Simone de Beauvoir - Joseph Mahon 1997 (electronic resource)

      Book Further Read chapter 1: Early Philosophical Writing

    31. What is a woman?: and other essays - Toril Moi 1999

      Book Further

    32. Sartre's existentialism and humanism: a beginner's guide - George Myerson 2002

      Book Further

    33. How to read Beauvoir - Stella Sandford 2006

      Book Further

    34. Camus - David Sherman 2009 (electronic resource)

      Book Further

    35. Experiencing phenomenology: an introduction - Joel Alexander Smith, ProQuest (Firm) 2016 (electronic resource)

      Book Further

    36. Simone de Beauvoir - Ursula Tidd 2004 (electronic resource)

      Book Further

    37. Body and flesh: a philosophical reader - Donn Welton 1998

      Book Further

  20. Past Central Exam Papers 1 item
    1. Past Central Exam Papers

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