Philosophy 101 Course Materials

Final Exam Study Guide


Schedule of Readings

Online Readings

Milgram, "The Perils of Obedience"
Plato, "Crito
Thoreau, "Civil Disobedience" (from Project Gutenberg) 

Study Questions

Vaughn, Chpt. 1, Chpt. 2, Chpts. 3 and 4, Chpts. 5 and 6
Plato, "Euthyphro"; "Apology"; "Crito"

Descartes, First and Second, Third, Fourth and Fifth, Sixth Meditations

Hobbes, Leviathan, pages 636-647; pages 648-653]

Locke, Second Treatise, Chpts. 2-5 (for Tuesday); Chpts. 7-9 (for Thursday)

Hume, Parts II and III, IV-VI, VII-IX, X and XI

Thoreau, "Civil Disobedience"

Mill, "Social Liberty" (from On Liberty)

Perry, A Dialogue on Personal Identity and Immortality

Rawls, "The Original Positon..."

Short Essay Assignments

--Crito (due Feb. 12th)

    --Descartes (due Feb. 28th)
    --Hobbes/Locke (Due March 18th)

    --Hume (due April 10th)
    --Personal Identity (due April 29th)


        --The Philosopher's Magazine.  The articles are interesting; the games are better.

           --A site with hundreds of knave/knight puzzles!

        --Internet Encyclopedia of Philosophy
(A good resource; please don't try to copy the articles!)

        --Chat with a computer program:  A.L.I.C.E (winner of the Loebner Prize)