Undergraduate Module Descriptor

PHL3108: Fundamental Ontology

This module descriptor refers to the 2016/7 academic year.

Indicative Reading List

This reading list is indicative - i.e. it provides an idea of texts that may be useful to you on this module, but it is not considered to be a confirmed or compulsory reading list for this module.

Basic reading:

Lloyd, G.E.R. (1970) Early Greek Science: Thales to Aristotle. Norton (New York, London)

Collingwood, R.G. (1945) The Idea of Nature OUP (Oxford)


Selections from…

Spinoza’ Ethics (1996) Penguin Classics translated by Edwin Curley

Leibniz (1992) Discourse on Metaphysics and Other Essays: Translated and Edited by Garber, D. and Ariew, R. Hackett (Indianapolis)

Whitehead, A.N. (2007) The Concept of Nature. Cosimo Classics (New York)