My Reading List

Likely to be read in the Medium-Term:

Empiricism and Experience

An Essay concerning Human Understanding by Locke (currently reading)
Two Treatises of Government by Locke
New Essays on Human Understanding by Leibniz
Letters on the Blind by Diderot

Platonic Dialogues

Phaedrus
Statesman
Ion
Theaetetus
Philebus

Fiction

Portrait of the Artist as a Young Man by Joyce
Three Days Road by Boyden
Dubliners by Joyce
Children of Húrin by Tolkien
Satin Island by Tom McCarthy

Other Philosophy (Pre-20th Century)

Politics by Aristotle (currently reading)
Leviathan by Hobbes
Discourse on Inequality by Rousseau
The Social Contract by Rousseau
An Enquiry concerning the Principles of Morals by Hume

Contemporary Philosophy and non-Philosophy Nonfiction

Evolution, the extended synthesis by Pigliucci (currently reading)
Moral Tribes by Greene
The Wayfinders by Davis (currently reading)
Mathematics of Life by Stewart
The Methodology of Scientific Research Programmes by Lakatos
Criticism and the Growth of Knowledge edited by Lakatos and Musgrave
The Early Modern Subject by Thiel
The Lacanian Subject by Fink *
The Ticklish Subject by Zizek
Philosophy of Epidemiology by Broadbent
Applied Ontology by Munn and Smith
We Have Never Been Modern by Latour *
Pandora's Hope by Latour *
War of the Worlds by Latour *
Science in Action by Latour *

Likely to be read in the Long-Term:

Platonic Dialogues

Timaeus
Sophist
Parmenides
Laws

Historical Philosophy

Wealth of Nations by Smith (probably)
Groundwork on the Metaphysics of Morals by Kant
Critique of Pure Reason by Kant (w/ companion)
Reflections on the Revolution in France by Burke
A Vindication of the Right of Women by Wollstonecraft
Ethics by Spinoza
The Prince by Machiavelli
The World as Will and Representation by Schopenhauer *
The New Organon by Bacon *
A Vindication of the Rights of Men by Wollstonecraft *
Metaphysics by Aristotle *
The Conquest of Bread by Kropotkin
Utilitarianism by Mill
On Liberty by Mill

German Idealism and Continental in General


Phenomenology of Spirit by Hegel (w/ Half-Hour Hegel by Sadler)
Philosophy of Right by Hegel
Fear and Trembling by Kierkegaard
Capital: Critique of Political Economy by Marx (w/ some less difficult Marx
On the Genealogy of Morals by Nietzsche
Creative Evolution by Bergson
Writing and Difference by Derrida
Voice and Phenomenon by Derrida
Spectres of Marx by Derrida

Phenomenology

The Idea of Phenomenology by Husserl
Logical Investigations by Husserl
Cartesian Meditations by Husserl
The Crisis of European Sciences by Husserl
History of the Concept of Time by Heidegger
Basic Problems of Phenomenology by Heidegger
Being and Time by Heidegger
The Phenomenology of Perception by Merleau-Ponty
The Life of the Mind by Arendt
Discipline and Punish by Foucault
The Illiad or the Poem of Force by Weil
Being and Nothingness by Sartre

Continental Ethics

Eichmann in Jerusalem by Arendt *
The Human Condition by Arendt *
I and Thou by Buber
Time and the Other by Levinas *
Totality and Infinity by Levinas *
Infinite Thought by Badiou
Ethics by Badiou
Differend by Lyotard *
Ethics: Subjectivity and Truth by Foucault *
The Work of Art in the Age of Mechanical Reproduction by Benjamin
The Cyborg Manifesto by Harraway
The Ethics of Psychoanalysis by Lacan
Oneself as Another by Ricoeur
A Finite Thinking by Nancy
Formalism in Ethics and Non-Formal Ethics of Values by Scheler *
A Collective of Humans and Nonhumans by Latour
Notebooks for an Ethics by Sartre

Interesting Analytic Philosophy - except Value Theory
The Concept of Mind by Ryle
How to do things with words by Austin *
Word and Object by Quine *
The Conscious Mind by Chalmers
Knowledge and its Limits by Williamson
Process and Reality by Whitehead
Tractatus Logico-Philosophicus by Wittgenstein
Philosophical Investigations by Wittgenstein *
The Essential Tension Pt 2 by Kuhn
Science without Numbers by Field

Lectures

Naming and Necessity by Kripke
Varieties of Meaning by Millikan
The Elm and the Expert by Fodor
Constructing the World by Chalmers
The Threefold Chord by Putnam
Sweet Dreams by Dennett
Natural Born Cyborgs by Clarke
The Significance of Philosophical Scepticism by Stroud
From Metaphysics to Ethics by Jackson
A Slim Book about Narrow Content by Segal
Beyond the Limits of Thought by Priest
On the Plurality of Worlds by Lewis

Well-Rounded Intro to Analytic Sub-Plan
Logical Options by Bell
Metalogic by Hunter
The Philosophy of Philosophy by Williamson
Thinking about Mathematics by Shapiro
Philosophy of Mathematics: Structure and Ontology by Shapiro
Platonism and Anti-Platonism in Mathematics by Balauger
Epistemology: A Contemporary Introduction by Audi
The Case for Contextualism by DeRose
Anti-Individualism and Knowledge by Brown
A Priori Justification by Casullo
Mindware by Clark
Cognitive Science by Bermudez
Being There by Clark
Philosophy of Language by Soames
Introduction to Pragmatics by Birner

Analytic Value Theory
The Nature of Morality by Harman
The Methods of Ethics by Sidgwick
Prolegomena to Ethics by Green
Essays in Quasi-Realism by Blackburn
Ruling Passions by Blackburn
Ethics: Inventing Right and Wrong by Mackie
The Importance of What We Care About by Frankfurt
The Possibility of Altruism by Nagel
The Possibility of Practical Reason by Velleman
Practical Reality by Dancy
Impartial Reason by Darwall
The Moral Problem by Smith
What we owe to each other by Scanlon
Being realistic about reasons by Sanlon
Principia Ethica by Moore
Ethics by Moore
Reasons and Persons by Parfit
Natural Goodness by Foot
The Sources of Normativity by Korsgaard
The Practice of Moral Judgement by Herman
Virtues and Vices and Other Essays in Moral Philosophy by Foot
Moral Luck by Williams
The Rejection of Consequentialism by Scheffler
The View from Nowhere by Nagel
Wise Choices, Apt Feelings by Gibbard
The Language of Morals by Hare
Needs, Values, Truth by Wiggins
Moral Realism and the Foundations of Ethics by Brink
The Evolution of Morality by Joyce
Practical Ethics by Singer
After Virtue by Macintyre
A Theory of Justice by Rawls *
Anarchy, State, and Utopia by Nozick *

Fiction
The Gospel according to Jesus Christ by Saramago
The Year of the Death of Ricardo Reis by Saramago *
Ficciones by Borges

Non-Philosophy Nonfiction
General Theory by Keynes

Already Read and Relevant:

Philosophy

Meditations on First Philosophy by Descartes
An Enquiry concerning Human Understand by Hume
Republic by Plato
Symposium by Plato
Euthyphro by Plato
Apology by Plato
Crito by Plato
Phaedo by Plato
Meno by Plato
Protagoras by Plato
Gorgias by Plato
The Communist Manifesto by Marx and Engels
Critique of the Gotha Programme by Marx
The Doctrine of Fascism by Gentile and Mussolini
The Normative Web by Cuneo (link to my review)
Nicomachean Ethics by Aristotle
Black Skin, White Masks by Fanon (link to my review)
The Structure of Scientific Revolutions by Kuhn
Ethics of Ambiguity by Beauvoir (" ")
Existentialism is a Humanism by Sartre
Moral Realism: A Defence by Shafer-Landau

Fiction (a few favourites)

Blindness by Saramago
Dune by Herbert
A Canticle for Leibowitz by Miller
The Windup Girl by Bacigalupi
Notes from Underground by Dostoevsky
The Orenda by Boyden
The Stranger by Camus
Hamlet by Shakespeare
Macbeth by Shakespeare
The Great Gatsby by Fitzgerald
Etta and Otto and Russell and James by Hooper
Fahrenheit 451 by Bradbury
Brave New World by Huxley
The Girl who loved Tom Gordon by King
Roadside Picnic by the Strugatsky Brothers

Other

Works and Days by Hesiod
Theogeny by Hesiod

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