Philosophy 101 Hagman

Module 2 Plato: Republic

Bust of Plato from the Wikimedia Commons

Audio version of Plato.


Module 3 Aristotle

Physics: Book 2 Section 1

Metaphysics: Book 1, sections 1, 2, 7, 8, 9

Nichomachean Ethics: Book 2 sections 6, 7, 8, 9


Module 4  Religion

Abrahmic Religious Symbols

Selections from:


Module 5 Descartes

First Meditation: “Of the Things of which We may Doubt

Second Meditation: “Of the Nature of the Human Mind and That it is More Easily Known Than the Body

Module 6 Locke & Rousseau

rousseau by Maurice Quentin de La Tour



Module 7 Kant & Nietzche

neitzheKant: Prolegomena to any Future Metaphysics – Introduction & Preamble

Nietzsche: The Anti-Christ, First Book – Attempt at a Critique of Christianity (1-7, 62) or (audio version of Nietzche)



Module 8 Mill & MLK

MLK portraitJohn Stuart Mill: On Liberty – Chapter 1, (alt audio version).

Martin Luther King, Jr: Letter from Birmingham Jail


Module 9 Sartre

220px-Jean-Paul_Sartre_FP   Jean-Paul Sartre

    Existentialism is a Humanism


Module 10 deBeauvoir & Mernissi

simone dbSimone deBeauvoir: The Second Sex  Introduction

Mernissi: The Veil & the Male Elite (MJ Lakeland translation)  Introduction – available in the coursepacket or in the library at the Circulation/Reserves desk. Important: Ask for the PHIL 101 Coursepack.

Eve Ensler: Chapter 1 “Divided” [pdf] from In the Body of the World: A Memoir of Cancer and Connection (2014).




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