Undergraduate Module Descriptor

PHL3042: Philosophical Anthropology

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.

Readings will be derived from the following volumes along with assorted journal articles and manuscripts:

Clive Bromhall, The Eternal Child, 1988

Merlin Donald A Mind so Rare, W.W. Norton 1971.

Merlin Donald, Origins of the Modern Mind, Harvard, 1991

Hubert Dreyfus, Skillful Coping, 2014

Arnold Gehlen, Man, Columbia, 1988

Philip Honenberger, Naturalism and Philosophical Anthropology, 2016

Sarah Hrdy, Mothers and Others, Belknap 2011

Joseph Shear (ed) Mind, Reason and Being-in-the-World: The McDowell-Dreyfus Debate, 2013

Michael Tomasello, Why We Cooperate, Boston Review 2009