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  1. Week 1: God, Soul and World at the Dawn of Modernity & Descartes' Doubt 2 items
    1. Pre-Lecture Reading 1 item
      1. 'Cartesian and Aristotelian Physics'. - Jonathan Bennett

        Chapter Essential

    2. Post-Lecture Reading 1 item
  2. Week 2: Cogito Ergo Sum and the Rise of the Subject 2 items
    1. Pre-Lecture Reading 1 item
      1. Dualism - Howard Robinson Aug 19, 2003

        Article Essential

    2. Post-Lecture Reading 1 item
      1. Meditations on first philosophy: with selections from the Objections and replies - ReneÌ Descartes, Michael Moriarty 2008 (electronic resource)

        Book Essential

  3. Week 3: Proving the Existence of God 2 items
    1. Pre-Lecture Reading 1 item
    2. Post-Lecture Reading 1 item
  4. Week 4: Free Will, Error and Science 2 items
    1. Pre-Lecture Reading 1 item
      1. Chapter 8. 'The Fourth Meditation'. - Cecilia Wee

        Chapter Essential

    2. Post-Lecture Reading 1 item
  5. Week 5: Descartes and the Passions 2 items
    1. Pre-Lecture Reading 1 item
    2. Post-Lecture Reading 1 item
  6. Week 7: On Innate Ideas - Rationalism and Empiricism 2 items
    1. Pre-Lecture Reading 1 item
    2. Post-Lecture Reading 1 item
  7. Week 6: Student Enhancement Week - No Lecture 0 items
  8. Week 8: Locke and the Identity of Persons 2 items
    1. Pre-Lecture Reading 1 item
      1. Some issues in John Locke > Philosophy of Mind (Stanford Encyclopedia of Philosophy)

        Book Essential Please try to read the whole article, focusing particularly on "Thinking Matter, Immateriality of the Soul and Immortality", "Personal Identity" and "Persons and Consciousness".

    2. Post-Lecture Reading 1 item
  9. Week 9: Hobbes and the Machinery of Materialism 2 items
    1. Pre-Lecture Reading 1 item
    2. Post-Lecture Reading 1 item
  10. Week 10: Berkeley and the World in God's Mind 2 items
    1. Pre-Lecture Reading 1 item
    2. Post-Lecture Reading 1 item
  11. Week 11: Leibniz in the Best of All Possible Worlds 2 items
    1. Pre-Lecture Reading 1 item
    2. Post-Lecture Reading 1 item
  12. Week 12: Hume on Religion 2 items
    1. Pre-Lecture Reading 1 item
    2. Post-Lecture Reading 1 item
  13. General Reading Resources 12 items
    1. The Light of the Soul: Theories of Ideas in Leibniz, Malebranche, and Descartes - Nicholas Jolley, Oxford University Press 1998 (electronic resource)

      Book Background

    2. Passion and Action: The Emotions in Seventeenth-Century Philosophy - Susan James, Oxford University Press 1999 (electronic resource)

      Book Recommended

    3. Descartes' error: emotion, reason and the human brain - Antonio R. Damasio 2006

      Book Background There are multiple editions of this title in the library