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Texts and Resources

Primary Sources

Perseus Digital Library (Gregory Crane – Tufts U.)
Internet Classics Archive (Daniel Stevenson – M.I.T.)
Readings in Modern Philosophy (J. Carl Mickelsen – U. of Idaho)
Early Modern Texts (Jonathan F. Bennett – simplified texts) Archive
Philosophy Archive

Secondary Sources

The Internet Encyclopedia of Philosophy (U. of Tennessee, Martin)
Philosophy Archive
The Stanford Encyclopedia of Philosophy (Stanford U.)

Etext Libraries

Alex Catalogue of Electronic Texts
The Internet Archive
Online Library of Liberty
Project Gutenberg


The Brain from Top to Bottom (from McGill U.)
Forvo (multi-language word and name pronunciations)
Glossary of Kant’s Technical Terms (by Stephen Palmquist, Hong Kong Baptist U.)
Greek Dictionary (from Perseus at Tufts U.)
Khan Academy (links to lectures mostly on math and commerce)
Squashed Philosophy (condensed versions of classic texts)

Audio and Video

Note: some links are to part 1 of a multi-part video


Librivox (large collection of audiobooks)
Philosophy Radio (large collection of links to audio)
Philosophy Bites (Nigel Warburton)
Ethics Bites (BBC, The Open University)
The Philosopher’s Zone (ABC Australia)
All In The Mind (ABC Australia)
In Our Time (BBC)


Bernstein Tapes
· Kant’s Critique of Pure Reason
· Kant’s Critique of Judgment
· Hegel’s Phenomenology of Spirit
· Michael Sandel on Justice: A Journey in Moral Reasoning (Aspen Institute)

Philosophy The Classics (Nigel Warburton) (many short lectures on philosophical classics)

John Searle – Beyond Dualism

TED Talks
· Philosophy category
· Daniel Dennett – Can we know our own minds?

Webcasts from the U. of California, Berkeley
· David B. Ebrey on Ancient Philosophy
· Hubert Dreyfus on Heidegger, Being and Time (28 lectures)
· Hubert Dreyfus on Heidegger, Being and Time, Division II – Dasein and Temporality (10 lectures)
· John Joseph Campbell on Theory of Meaning
· John Searle on Philosophy of Society


Derrida (Kirby Dick and Amy Ziering Kofman, 2002 – imdb)

Human, All Too Human (BBC series)
· Nietzsche
· Heidegger
· Sartre

The Putnam-Rorty Debate and the Pragmatist Revival (excerpt from American Philosopher by Phillip McReynolds)



Of Beauty and Consolation (VPRO – Dutch TV – info)
· Richard Rorty

Big Thinkers
Daniel Dennett

Conversations with History (U. of California, Berkeley)
· Stanley Cavell
· Hubert Dreyfus
· John Kenneth Galbraith
· Robert J. Lifton
· J. Bryan Hehir
· Martha Nussbaum
· T. M. Scanlon
· John Searle
· Lawrence Stark
· David Vogel

Face to Face (BBC)
· Bertrand Russell Part 1 | Part 2 | Part 3

In Our Time (BBC)
· Philosophy
· Aristotle’s Politics
· Søren Kierkegaard – fear and trembling in Copenhagen
· The Social Contract – Hobbes, Locke, Rousseau and the Origins of Society
· Albert Camus – Rebel with a Cause
· Socrates – the man and the myth
· Spinoza – believed that God and Nature were the same thing
· John Stuart Mill – one of the most influential philosophers of the 19th Century
· Relativism – the battle against transcendent knowledge
· Thomas Hobbes and the political philosophy of ‘Leviathan’
· Jean-Paul Sartre – a man condemned to be free
· Empiricism – the English philosophy?
· Wittgenstein – a philosophy of linguistics
· Virtue – is it derived from reason?
· Philosophy Resource

Men of Ideas (BBC) – Interviews by Bryan Magee
· A. J. Ayer on Frege and Russell
· A. J. Ayer on Logical Positivism
· Michael Ayers on Locke and Berkeley
· Miles Burnyeat on Plato
· Noam Chomsky on Linguistics
· Frederick Copleston on Schopenhauer
· Hubert Dreyfus on Husserl and Heidegger
· Anthony Kenny on Medieval Philosophy
· Sidney Morgenbesser on the American Pragmatists
· Iris Murdoch on Philosophy and Literature
· Martha Nussbaum on Aristotle
· John Passmore on Hume
· Hillary Putnam on the Philosophy of Science
· Willard Quine on Willard Quine
· Anthony Quinton on Spinoza and Leibniz
· John Searle on The Philosophy of Language
· John Searle on Wittgenstein
· Peter Singer on Hegel and Marx
· J.P. Stern on Nietzsche
· Geoffrey Warnock on Kant
· Bernard Williams on Descartes
· Anthony Quinton on Ludwig Wittgenstein


Daniel Dennett interviewed by Robert Wright

Jacques Derrida (Oxford Amnesty Lectures)

Hubert Dreyfus on Embodiment

W. O. Quine in conversation with Ned Block and others

The Rorty Discussion with Donald Davidson


Wittgenstein (Derek Jarman, 1993 – imdb)