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Undergraduate Module Descriptor

PHL1002B: Knowledge and Reality 2

This module descriptor refers to the 2018/9 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.

René Descartes (1641), Meditation VI, Meditations on First Philosophy.

Hilary Putnam (1981), Chapter 1 of Reason, Truth, and History, “Brains in a Vat”

David Hume (1739), excerpt from A Treatise of Human Nature.

Jean-Paul Sartre (1943), “Patterns of Bad Faith”, from Being and Nothingness.

Genevieve Lloyd (1979), “The Man of Reason”, Metaphilosophy, 10, 18-37.

Saint Anselm of Canterbury (1077-1078), chapters 1-4 from The Proslogion.