Editions of assigned texts I recommend and have ordered

0. A place to begin:

"Philosophy Pages" - a web-site by Garth Kemerling. You'll find links to many resources here: encyclopedias, timelines, other philosophy sites, etexts, a "generic study guide for students of philosophy" ...

I. Assigned texts: (follow this link for info on editions to purchase)

René Descartes, Discourse on the Method of Rightly Conducting the Reason...

__________, Meditations on First Philosophy

David Hume , An Enquiry Concerning Human Understanding

Immanuel Kant, The Critique of Pure Reason (the N. K. Smith translation is available on line, but the Pluhar translation has advantages)

G.E. Moore, "The Refutation of Idealism"

________, "In Defense of Common Sense" (perhaps)

Ludwig Wittgenstein, Tractatus Logico-Philosophicus

W.V.O. Quine, "Two Dogmas of Empiricism"

_________, "Ontological Relativity"

Wilfrid Sellars, "Philosophy and the Scientific Image of Man"

__________, "Being and Being Known"

I. Possibly assigned texts:

Bertrand Russell, "On Denoting"




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