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Undergraduate Module Descriptor

PHL2011A: The Philosophy of Nature 1

This module descriptor refers to the 2023/4 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.

  • Coates, P. (1998) Nature: Western Attitudes since Ancient Times

  • Koyré, A. (1957) From the Closed World to the Infinite Universe

  • Merchant, C. (1980) The Death of Nature: Women, Ecology, and the Scientific Revolution

  • Sterelny, K. and Griffiths, P. E. (1999) Sex and Death

  • Collingwood, R.G. (1945). The Idea of Nature

  • Dear, P. (2006) The Intelligibility of Nature: How Science Makes Sense of the World