What are 10 philosophers

Classics that are particularly valued at the faculty (among others)

In 2011, the full-time philosophy professors who teach at Faculty 10 were asked to name 5 to 10 classical works from the history of philosophy that they rate as particularly central and relevant. This list was updated and supplemented in 2020. The following complete listing shows the result. Works that have been mentioned particularly frequently and by different professors are fat highlighted.

  • Bhagavad Gita
  • Confucius: Conversations
  • Plato: Politeia
  • Aristotle: metaphysics
  • Aristotle: Nicomachean Ethics
  • Zhuangzi
  • Epictetus: manual
  • Plotinus: Enneading (e.g. V.1 or VI.9)
  • Anselm: Proslogion
  • Averroes (Ibn Rushd): Crucial Treatise
  • Thomas Aquinas: De ente et essentia
  • Machiavelli: The prince
  • Giordano Bruno: From the cause, the principle and the one
  • Descartes: Meditations on the Basics of Philosophy
  • Hobbes: Leviathan
  • Leibniz: Theodicy
  • Hume: Inquiry Concerning Human Understanding
  • Rousseau: social contract
  • Kant: Critique of Pure Reason
  • Kant: Foundation for the Metaphysics of Morals
  • Kant: Critique of Practical Reason
  • Kant: To eternal peace
  • Wollstonecraft: Vindication of the Rights of Woman
  • Hegel: The Phenomenology of Mind
  • Schelling: About the essence of human freedom
  • Kierkegaard: The sickness to death
  • Husserl: Logical investigations
  • Frege: function, concept, meaning. Five logical studies
  • Russell: The Problems of Philosophy
  • Russell: Our Knowledge of the External World
  • Wittgenstein: Tractatus Logico-Philosophicus
  • Heidegger: Being and time
  • Carnap: The logical structure of the world
  • Popper: The logic of research
  • de Beauvoir: The opposite sex
  • Quine: From a Logical Point of View
  • Wittgenstein: Philosophical Investigations
  • Anscombe: Intention
  • Suppes: Introduction to Logic
  • Arendt: Vita activa
  • Quine: Word and Object
  • Fanon: The damned of this earth
  • Kuhn: The Structure of Scientific Revolutions
  • Adorno: Negative dialectic
  • Sen: Collective Choice and Social Welfare
  • Rawls: A Theory of Justice
  • Jonas: The principle of responsibility
  • Van Fraassen: The Scientific Image
  • Waltz: Spheres of Justice
  • Nagel: The view from nowhere
  • Davidson: Action and Event