Online Study Guide for Philosophy 6
(Philosophy of the Person)
The following are required reading for Dr. LaFave's sections of Philosophy
If you have not taken Philosophy 1 (Introduction to Philosophy), or it's been a while since you've taken it,
you may want to refer also to my Online
Study Guide for Philosophy 1, especially the general background
essays on free will,
ONLINE primary source readings
- Aristotle, selections from De Anima
- Aristotle, selections
from Nichomachean Ethics
- Terry Bisson, Meat in Space. Also known as "They're Made of Meat"
"The Chinese Room Argument and Replies to It"
- Patricia Churchland,
"The Hornswoggle Problem"
- Daniel Dennett, "Where Am I?"
- Daniel Dennett, "Animal Consciousness: What Matters and Why"
- Hubert Dreyfus and Stuart Dreyfus, "From Socrates to Expert Systems"
- John Taylor Gatto, Against School (read with Marx and Firestone)
- Frank Jackson, "Epiphenomenal Qualia"
- Karl Marx,
"Alienated Labor" ("Estranged Labor")
- Thomas Nagel, "What
is it like to be a bat?"
- Plato, Phaedo Stephanos numbers 76e-84
- Plato, Republic Stephanos numbers 514-521, 427d-445
- Plato, Phaedrus Stephanos numbers 245-257
- The Questions of King Milinda (Buddhist Scripture)
- John Searle,
"Is the Brain a Digital Computer?"
- John Searle,
"Minds, Brains, and Programs"
- Peter Singer, "Animal Liberation"
- Sigmund Freud, Femininity from Chapter 37 of New Introductory Lectures on Psychoanalysis (1933)
- Steven Goldberg, "The Inevitability of Patriarchy" (1977)
- Karen Warren
"The Power and the Promise of Ecological Feminism" and
"Towards an Ecofeminist Peace Politics"
- Mary Anne Warren, "On the Moral and Legal Status of Abortion"
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