*indicates a reading new to this edition +indicates new translation for this edition Chapter 1: What is Philosophy? +1. Plato, EuthyphroTranslated by G. M. A. Grube, revised by John M. Cooper 2. Bertrand Russell, The Value of Philosophy Chapter 2: Philosophy of Religion A. The Existence of God +3. Anselm, Proslogion and Exchange with GauniloTranslated by Thomas Williams +4. Thomas Aquinas, Treatise on GodTranslated by William P. Baumgarth and Richard J. Regan 5. William Paley, Natural Theology 6. David Hume, Dialogues Concerning Natural Religion 7. Richard Dawkins, The Blind Watchmaker B. The Problem of Evil 8. J.L. Mackie, Evil and Omnipotence 9. John Hick, The Problem of Evil C. Faith and Reason *10. Blaise Pascal, Pensees 11. William James, The Will to Believe Chapter 3: Theories of Knowledge +12. Plato, RepublicTranslated by G. M. A. Grube, revised by C. D. C. Reeve +13. Rene Descartes, Meditations on First PhilosophyTranslated by John Cottingham 14. John Locke, An Essay Concerning Human Understanding 15. George Berkeley, Three Dialogues between Hylas and Philonous 16. David Hume, An Enquiry Concerning Human Understanding +17. Immanuel Kant, Critique of Pure ReasonTranslated by Paul Guyer and Allen W. Wood 18. Charles Sanders Peirce, The Fixation of Belief *19. Kaisa Puhakka, An Invitation to Authentic Knowing Chapter 4: Mind, Body, and Self A. The Mind-Body Problem 20. Rene Descartes, Meditations on First PhilosophyTranslated by John Cottingham 21. Gilbert Ryle, Descartes' Myth *22. D.M. Armstrong, The Nature of Mind *23. Thomas Nagel, What Is It Like to Be a Bat? 24. Morwenna Griffiths, Feminism, Feelings and Philosophy B. The Self 25. Pali Canon, The Middle-Length Discourses of the BuddhaTranslated by Nyanamoli Thera 26. David Hume, A Treatise of Human Nature *27. Daniel C. Dennett, The Origins of Selves Chapter 5: Free Will and Determinism A. Hard Determinism 28. Paul-Henri Thiry, Baron d'Holbach, Of the System of Man's Free AgencyTranslated by H. D. Robinson 29. John Hospers, The Range of Human Freedom B. Libertarianism 30. William James, The Dilemma of Determinism 31. Richard Taylor, Freedom and Determinism C. Soft Determinism 32. W.T. Stace, The Problem of Morals *33. Nancy Holmstrom, Firming Up Soft Determinism Chapter 6: Ethics A. Classical Ethical Theories +34. Aristotle, Nicomachean EthicsTranslated by Christopher Rowe +35. Thomas Aquinas, Treatise on LawTranslated by Richard J. Regan +36. Immanuel Kant, Groundwork of the Metaphysics of MoralsTranslated by Mary Gregor 37. John Stuart Mill, Utilitarianism B. Critiques of Classical Theories +38. Friedrich Nietzsche, Beyond Good and EvilTranslated by Judith Norman *39. A. J. Ayer, Critique of Ethics and Theology 40. Jean-Paul Sartre, Existentialism Is a HumanismTranslated by Philip Mairet *41. James Rachels, The Challenge of Cultural Relativism *42. Rita C. Manning, Just Caring Chapter 7: Political and Social Philosophy A. Classical Political Theories *43. Plato, CritoTranslated by G. M. A. Grube, revised by John M. Cooper 44. Thomas Hobbes, Leviathan 45. John Locke, The Second Treatise of Government 46. John Stuart Mill, On Liberty 47. Karl Marx and Friedrich Engels, Manifesto of the Communist PartyTranslated by Samuel Moore B. Social Justice *48. Mary Wollstonecraft, A Vindication of the Rights of Woman 49. Martin Luther King, Jr., Letter from Birmingham Jail 50. John Rawls, A Theory of JusticeAbel, Donald C. is the author of 'Fifty Readings in Philosophy' with ISBN 9780072977585 and ISBN 0072977582.