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Undergraduate Module Descriptor

PHL2011A: Philosophy of Nature 1

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.

Collingwood, R.J. ‘The Idea of Nature’ (Oxford Univ. Pr. 1945)
Cushing, J.T. ‘Philosophical Concepts in Physics’ (Cambridge Univ. Pr., 1998).
Dear, P., ‘The Intelligibility of Nature: How Science Makes Sense of the World’ (Univ. of Chicago Pr., 2006).
Sterelny, K., and P.E. Griffiths. ‘Sex and Death’ (Univ. of Chicago Pr., 1999).
Lovejoy, A.O. ‘The Great Chain of Being: A Study of the History of an Idea’ (Harvard Univ. Pr. 1936)
Koyré, A. ‘From the Closed World to the Infinite Universe’ (Johns Hopkins Univ. Pr., 1957)