Undergraduate Module Descriptor

PHL1002A: Knowledge and Reality 1

This module descriptor refers to the 2019/0 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.

Plato, Meno. ca. 380 BC. (Hackett, 1981)

Plato, Republic. ca. 380 BC (Penguin, 2003)

R. Descartes, Meditations on First Philosophy, 1641. [various translations and editions]

J. Locke, Essay concerning Human Understanding, 1690. [various editions]

W. Leibniz, New Essays on Human Understanding, 1675. [Cambridge University Press 1996]

D. Hume, Enquiry concerning Human Understanding, 1748. [various editions]

G. Berkeley, Principles of Human Knowledge, 1734. [various editions]

I. Kant, Prolegomena to Any Future Metaphysics, 1783. (Hackett, 2003)

G.E. Moore, "A defence of common sense", 1925. [In G.E. Moore: Selected Writings, Routledge 1993).

R. Carnap, "The elimination of metaphysics through logical analysis of language", 1932. [In Logical Positivism, Free Press NY, 1959]