Books and Links




Adamson, Peter. The History of Philosophy Without Any Gaps

Anderson, Owen. The Highest End

Schall, James V. Another Sort of Learning

Vallicella, Bill. Maverick Philosopher

Internet Encyclopedia of Philosophy

Stanford Encyclopedia of Philosophy


Great Books in Philosophy:

Aristotle. Collected Works PDF.

Hume, David. Dialogues Concerning Human Understanding PDF.

Nietzsche, Friedrich. Major Works PDF.

Plato. Collected Works PDF.


Philosophy Texts:

Gangadean, Surrendra. Philosophical Foundation: A Critical Analysis of Basic Belief. (Langham: University Press of America, 2008). Professor Gangadean was my first philosophy professor and has been my mentor in philosophy. Much of what I have learned to pay attention to is due to his influence.

Anderson, Owen. The Clarity of God’s Existence: The Ethics of Belief After the Enlightenment. (Eugene: Whipf and Stock, 2008). Dr. Anderson is a professor of philosophy and religion at Arizona State University and is a friend and a colleague.


History of Philosophy:

Herman, Arthur. The Cave and the Light: Plato Verses Aristotle and the Struggle for the Soul of Western Civilization. (New York: Random House, 2014).

O’Connor, D.J. A Critical History of Western Philosophy. (New York: Macmillan Publishing co., 1964).

Scruton, Roger. A Short History of Modern Philosophy. (New York: Routledge, 2002).


The Intellectual Life:

Arendt, Hannah. The Life of the Mind (one volume edition). (New York: Harcourt Brace Jovanovic, Publishers, 1978).

Jacoby, Russell. The Last Intellectuals: American Culture in the Age of Academe. (New York: The Noonday Press, 1987).

Sertillanges, A.G., The Intellectual Life: Its Spirit, Conditions, Methods (The Catholic University of America Press; Reprint edition, 1992)