Best Philosophy Book (263 books)

1. 36 Arguments for the Existence of God by Rebecca Goldstein

2. A Guide to the Good Life by William B Irvine

3. A Letter Concerning Toleration by John Locke

4. A New Stoicism by Laurence Becker

5. A Survey of Metaphysics by Jonathan Lowe

6. A Theory of Justice by John Rawls

7. A Treatise on the Difference between Temporal and Eternal by Juan Eusebio Nieremberg

8. Aesthetics by Monroe Beardsley

9. After the End of Art by Arthur Danto

10. After Virtue by Alasdair MacIntyre

11. Against Moral Responsibility by Bruce Waller

12. All quiet on the Western Front by Erich Maria Remarque

13. Ambition by Gilbert Brim

14. An Enquiry Concerning Human Understanding by David Hume

15. An Unquiet Mind by Kay Jamison

16. Anarchy, State, and Utopia by Robert Nozick

17. Anger and Forgiveness: Resentment, Generosity, and Justice by Martha Nussbaum

18. Anna Karenina by Leo Tolstoy

19. Apology by Plato

20. Art by Clive Bell

21. Art and the Aesthetic by George Dickie

22. At The Existentialist Café: Freedom, Being, and Apricot Cocktails by Sarah Bakewell

23. Atheists: The Origin of the Species by Nick Spencer

24. Autonomous Technology — Technics-Out-of-Control as a Theme in Political Thought by Langdon Winner

25. Basil D’Oliveira: Cricket and Controversy by Peter Oborne

26. Beyond Good and Evil by Friedrich Nietzsche

27. Blood Meridian by Cormac McCarthy

28. Both Flesh and Not by David Foster Wallace

29. Breaking the Spell: Religion as a Natural Phenomenon by Daniel C. Dennett

30. Causing Death and Saving Lives by Jonathan Glover

31. Civilisation and Its Discontents by Sigmund Freud

32. Cognitive Surplus by Clay Shirky

33. Confessions by Saint Augustine

34. Critique of Pure Reason by Immanuel Kant

35. Critique of the Power of Judgement by Immanuel Kant

36. Crude World by Peter Maass

37. Dancing in the Streets by Barbara Ehrenreich

38. Daodejing by Laozi

39. Death in Venice by Thomas Mann

40. Democratic Enlightenment: Philosophy, Revolution, and Human Rights, 1750–1790 by Jonathan Israel

41. Descartes’ Error by Antonio Damasio

42. Dhammapada by

43. Dialogues Concerning Natural Religion by David Hume

44. Dialogues Concerning Natural Religion, and The Natural History of Religion by David Hume

45. Dialogues, and Natural History of Religion by David Hume

46. Discourse on Inequality by Jean-Jacques Rousseau

47. Discourse on Metaphysics, Correspondence With Arnauld, and Monadology by Gottfried Wilhelm Freiherr von Leibniz

48. Disowning Knowledge by Stanley Cavell

49. Doctor Faustus by Thomas Mann

50. Does Technology Drive History? The Dilemma of Technological Determinism by Edited

51. Early Greek Philosophy by Jonathan Barnes

52. Early Writings by Karl Marx

53. Ecce Homo by Friedrich Nietzsche

54. Education’s End by Anthony T Kronman

55. Elbow Room by Daniel Dennett

56. Escape From Evil by Ernest Becker

57. Ethics in the Real World: 82 Brief Essays on Things That Matter by Peter Singer

58. Existentialism and Humanism by Jean-Paul Sartre

59. Existentialism: A Reconstruction by David Cooper

60. Expert Political Judgment by Philip E Tetlock

61. Father and Son by Edmund Gosse

62. Fever Pitch by Nick Hornby

63. Five Dialogues by Plato (translated

64. Four Views on Free Will by Fischer, Kane, Pereboom and Vargas

65. Frege’s Puzzle by Nathan Salmon

66. Frog and Toad by Arnold Lobel

67. From a Logical Point of View by WV Quine

68. From Whom God Hid Nothing by Meister Eckhart

69. God Is Back by John Micklethwait, Adrian Wooldridge

70. Godless Morality by Richard Holloway

71. Groundwork of the Metaphysics of Morals by Immanuel Kant

72. Heidegger: An Introduction by Richard Polt

73. Hello America by JG Ballard

74. Home Is Where We Start From by D W Winnicott

75. Human Error by James Reason

76. Hume on Religion by David Hume

77. If This Is a Man by Primo Levi

78. If You’re an Egalitarian, How Come You’re So Rich? by G. A. Cohen

79. Illusions by James Sully

80. In Darwin’s Shadow by Michael Shermer

81. In Joy Still Felt by Isaac Asimov

82. Infinite Jest by David Foster Wallace

83. Jean-Jacques Rousseau: Restless Genius by Leo Damrosch

84. Just and Unjust Wars: A Moral Argument With Historical Illustrations by Michael Walzer

85. Justice by Michael Sandel

86. Justifying Toleration by Susan Mendus

87. Karl Marx by Isaiah Berlin

88. Karl Marx: A Nineteenth-Century Life by Jonathan Sperber

89. Karl Marx: His Life and Thought by David McLellan

90. Karl Marx’s Theory of History by G. A. Cohen

91. Killing in War by Jeff McMahan

92. Languages of Art by Nelson Goodman

93. Le silence de la mer by Vercors

94. Letters on Ethics: To Lucilius by Lucius Annaeus Seneca

95. Leviathan by Thomas Hobbes

96. Liberty by Isaiah Berlin

97. Life After Death by Alan F Segal

98. Love and War in the Apennines by Eric Newby

99. Lying : An Augustinian Theology of Duplicity by Paul J. Griffiths

100. Making Sense of Human Rights by James Nickel

101. Making up the Mind by Chris Frith

102. Man’s Search for Meaning by Viktor Frankl

103. Mansfield Park by Jane Austen

104. Meditations by Marcus Aurelius

105. Meditations on First Philosophy by René Descartes

106. Mencius by Mengzi

108. Methland by Nick Reding

109. Middlemarch by George Eliot

110. Moby-Dick by Herman Melville

111. Moneyball by Michael Lewis

112. Mortal Questions by Thomas Nagel

113. Mortality by Christopher Hitchens

114. Naming and Necessity by Saul A Kripke

115. Natural Goodness by Philippa Foot

116. Nausea by Jean-Paul Sartre

117. Nicolas Poussin by Elizabeth Cropper and Charles Dempsey

118. Nietzsche on Truth and Philosophy by Maudemarie Clark

119. Nietzsche: A Philosophical Biography by Rüdiger Safranski, translator Shelley Frisch

120. Nietzsche’s System by John Richardson

121. On Human Rights by James Griffin

122. On Liberty by John Stuart Mill

123. On the Genealogy of Morality by Friedrich Nietzsche, translated

124. Out of Eden by Paul W Kahn

125. Personal Impressions by Isaiah Berlin

126. Phenomenology of Perception by Maurice Merleau-Ponty

127. Philosophical Writings by CS Peirce

128. Philosophy as a Way of Life by Pierre Hadot

129. Philosophy of Technology by Edited

130. Political Dissent in Democratic Athens by Josiah Ober

131. Practical Ethics by Peter Singer

132. Pragmatism by William James

133. Preface to Plato by Eric A Havelock

134. Pride and Prejudice by Jane Austen

135. Putting on Virtue by Jennifer Herdt

136. Radical Enlightenment by Jonathan I Israel

137. Rameau’s Nephew by Denis Diderot

138. Reading Rousseau in the Nuclear Age by Grace Roosevelt

139. Real Time II by Hugh Mellor

140. Reasons and Persons by Derek Parfit

141. Reconstruction in Philosophy by John Dewey

142. Red Cavalry and Other Stories by Isaac Babel

143. Regulating Aversion by Wendy Brown

144. Religion Is Not about God by Loyal Rue

145. Religion Within the Boundaries of Mere Reason by Immanuel Kant

146. Republic by Plato

147. Responsibility and the Moral Sentiments by R.J. Wallace

148. Rousseau, the Age of Enlightenment, and Their Legacies by Robert Wokler

149. Rousseau: An Introduction to His Psychological, Social and Political Theory by N J H Dent

150. Rousseau’s Critique of Inequality by Frederick Neuhouser

151. Sacred and Secular by Pippa Norris, Ronald Inglehart

152. Salons by Denis Diderot

153. Sameness and Substance Renewed by David Wiggins

154. Sense and Sensibility by Jane Austen

155. Shame and Necessity by Bernard Williams

156. Slaughterhouse Five by Kurt Vonnegut

157. Society without God by Phil Zuckerman

158. Socrates: Ironist and Moral Philosopher by Gregory Vlastos

159. Statesman by Plato

160. Stumbling on Happiness by Daniel Gilbert

161. Syntactic Structures by Noam Chomsky

162. Table-Talk, Essays on Men and Manners by William Hazlit

163. Technics and Civilization by Lewis Mumford

164. Technology and the Character of Contemporary Life by Albert Borgmann

165. The Life of David Hume by Ernest Mossner

166. The Age of Reason by Thomas Paine

167. The Analects by Confucius

168. The Annotated Alice by Lewis Carroll and Martin Gardner

169. The Art of Living by Alexander Nehamas

170. The Black Prince by Iris Murdoch

171. The Blind Side of the Heart by Julia Franck

172. The Blind Watchmaker by Richard Dawkins

173. The Book of Isaiah: Personal Impressions of Isaiah Berlin by Henry Hardy

174. The Bounds of Sense by Peter Strawson

175. The Boy with the Topknot by Sathnam Sanghera

176. The Brothers Karamazov by Fyodor Dostoevsky

177. The Clouds by Aristophanes

178. The Collected Philosophical papers by G E M Anscombe

179. The Coming of the Fairies by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle

180. The Confessions of St Augustine by St Augustine

181. The Consolations of Philosophy by Alain de Botton

182. The Crisis of the European Mind by Paul Hazard

183. The Crowded Dance of Modern Life by Virginia Woolf

184. The Deliverance from Error by al-Ghazālī

185. The Demon-Haunted World by Carl Sagan

186. The Discourses of Epictetus by Epictetus

187. The Dream of Enlightenment: The Rise of Modern Philosophy by Anthony Gottlieb

188. The Drowned and the Saved by Primo Levi

189. The Enlightenment and the Intellectual Foundations of Modern Culture by Louis Dupré

190. The Enlightenment in America by Henry May

191. The Epic of Gilgamesh by Anonymous

192. The Epistle of Forgiveness by Abul Ala al-Ma’arri

193. The Essential Turing by Alan Turing

194. The Ethics by Baruch Spinoza

195. The Existentialist Reader by Paul S MacDonald

196. The Forest People by Colin M Turnbull

197. The Foundations of Arithmetic by Gottlob Frege

198. The Game of Opposites by Norman Lebrecht

199. The Garden of the Finzi-Continis by Giorgio Bassani

200. The Gay Science by Friedrich Nietzsche

201. The German Trauma by Gitta Sereny

202. The God Delusion by Richard Dawkins

203. The Good Man Jesus and the Scoundrel Christ by Philip Pullman

204. The Grasshopper by Bernard Suits

205. The Guide of the Perplexed by Maimonides

206. The Happiness Hypothesis by Jonathan Haidt

207. The Hedgehog and the Fox: An Essay on Tolstoy’s View of History by Isaiah Berlin

208. The How of Happiness by Sonja Lyubomirsky

209. The Idea of Natural Rights by Brian Tierney

210. The Immortal by Jorge Luis Borges

211. The Invisible Writing by Arthur Koestler

212. The Kennedy Tapes by E.May

213. The Known World by Edward P Jones

214. The Law of Peoples by John Rawls

215. The Li Chi or Book of Rites, Part II of II (Forgotten Books) by K’ung-fu Tzu

216. The Life You Can Save by Peter Singer

217. The Meaning of Life by Terry Eagleton

218. The Mortal Coil by David Boyd Haycock

219. The Myth of Sisyphus by Albert Camus

220. The Nicomachean Ethics by Aristotle

221. The Odyssey by Homer

222. The Origin of Species by Charles Darwin

223. The Path: A New Way to Think About Everything by Christine Gross-Loh

224. The Philosophy Files by Stephen Law

225. The Philosophy of Cognitive-Behavioural Therapy by Donald Robertson

226. The Philosophy of David Hume by Norman Kemp-Smith

227. The Pig That Wants to Be Eaten by Julian Baggini

228. The Postmodern Condition by Jean-Francois Lyotard

229. The Presocratic Philosophers by and M. Schofield

230. The Price of Civilization by Jeffrey D Sachs

231. The Proper Study Of Mankind: An Anthology of Essays by Isaiah Berlin

232. The Pursuit of the Millennium by Norman Cohn

233. The really hard problem by Owen Flanagan

234. The Religious Enlightenment by David Sorkin

235. The Sceptical Feminist by Janet Radcliffe Richards

236. The Secret Power of Beauty by John Armstrong

237. The Sense of an Ending by Frank Kermode

238. The Sophistic Movement by G. B. Kerferd

239. The Symposium by Plato

240. The Treasure of the City of Ladies by Christine de Pizan

241. The Unbearable Lightness of Being by Milan Kundera

242. The Universal Declaration of Human Rights by

243. The Varieties of Religious Experience by William James

244. The Wisdom of Life by Arthur Schopenhauer

245. The Young Karl Marx by David Leopold

246. Theaetetus by Plato

247. Themes from Kaplan by Joseph Almog, John Perry and Howard Wettstein

248. Thinking Through Confucius by David L. Hall, Roger T. Ames

249. This Way for the Gas, Ladies and Gentlemen by Tadeusz Borowski

250. Toleranz im Konflikt by Rainer Forst

251. Tractatus Theologico-Politicus by Spinoza

252. Truth, Politics, Morality by Cheryl Misak

253. Utilitarianism: For and Against by JJC Smart and Bernard Williams

254. War and Peace by Leo Tolstoy

255. Western Atheism: A Short History by James A Thrower

256. What Does It All Mean? by Thomas Nagel

257. Whoops! Why Everyone Owes Everyone and No One Can Pay by John Lanchester

258. Why I Am Not a Christian by Bertrand Russell

259. Why Plato Wrote by Danielle Allen

260. Winnetou by Karl May

261. Xunzi (Translations from the Asian Classics) by

262. Yoga For People Who Can’t Be Bothered To Do It by Geoff Dyer

263. Zhuangzi: The Essential Writings by Zhuangzi


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