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History of Western Philosophy
1.  History of Western Philosophy by Bertrand Russell
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  "read my dad's copy years ago. fine if you ignore everything after hume!"
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The Outsider (Penguin Modern Classics)
2.  The Outsider (Penguin Modern Classics) by Albert Camus
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  "wonderful book. so simple, so direct. every young person should read this"
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Philosophical Investigations: The German Text, with a Revised English Translation
3.  Philosophical Investigations: The German Text, with a Revised English Translation by Ludwig Wittgenstein
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  "the single most important analytic philosophy text. critiques many pervasive illusions"
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Being and Nothingness: An Essay on Phenomenological Ontology (Routledge Classics)
4.  Being and Nothingness: An Essay on Phenomenological Ontology (Routledge Classics) by Jean-Paul Sartre
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  "please please read this instead of 'existentialism is a humanism'!!"
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The Portable Nietzsche (Viking Portable Library)
5.  The Portable Nietzsche (Viking Portable Library) by Friedrich Nietzsche
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  "great collection, contains 'zarathustra' and 'twilight of the idols'"
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Consciousness Explained (Penguin Science)
6.  Consciousness Explained (Penguin Science) by Daniel C. Dennett
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  "probably the best attempt at this problem yet. and it's enjoyable to read too!"
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Practical Ethics
7.  Practical Ethics by Peter Singer
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  "it might not turn you into an eco-terrorist but you might eat a few less steaks"
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A Brief History Of Time: From Big Bang To Black Holes
8.  A Brief History Of Time: From Big Bang To Black Holes by Stephen Hawking
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  "ok so technically not philosophy. but every lover of knowledge should know about the universe!"
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Phenomenology of Perception: An Introduction (Routledge Classics)
9.  Phenomenology of Perception: An Introduction (Routledge Classics) by Maurice Merleau-Ponty
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  "stimulating book, stands awkwardly inbetween many different traditions"
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Mind and World
10.  Mind and World by John Mcdowell
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  "highly lucid and perceptive diagnosis of the problems of modern epistemology, and potential solutions"
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Contingency, Irony, and Solidarity
11.  Contingency, Irony, and Solidarity by Richard Rorty
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  "very wide-ranging book, though you do often wish for more substance..."
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The Myth of Sisyphus (Penguin Modern Classics)
12.  The Myth of Sisyphus (Penguin Modern Classics) by Albert Camus
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  "more philosophical companion to 'the outsider'"
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Beyond Good and Evil (Vintage)
13.  Beyond Good and Evil (Vintage) by Friedrich Nietzsche
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  "another lovely nietzsche book. one of his most important"
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Truth and Method
14.  Truth and Method by Hans-Georg Gadamer
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  "if you only buy one book on hermeneutics this xmas, make it this one :)"
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Writing and Difference (Routledge Classics)
15.  Writing and Difference (Routledge Classics) by Jacques Derrida
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  "on a variety of topics from phenomenology to structuralism, his prose is so thick with ideas it hurts"
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Rorty and His Critics (Philosophers and their Critics)
16.  Rorty and His Critics (Philosophers and their Critics) by Brandom
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  "provides the substance and (some) answers which his other books often lack"
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Ludwig Wittgenstein: The Duty of Genius
17.  Ludwig Wittgenstein: The Duty of Genius by Ray Monk
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  "lovely biography which also covers the progression in his work. he had a good life :)"
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The Rebel (Penguin Modern Classics)
18.  The Rebel (Penguin Modern Classics) by Albert Camus
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  "a bit more camus - his humanist manifesto, building an ethics of rebellion from human existence"
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Companion Continental Philosophy (Blackwell Companions to Philosophy)
19.  Companion Continental Philosophy (Blackwell Companions to Philosophy) by CRITCHLEY
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  "an excellent guide to the origins and twists in the more interesting philosophical movement..."
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The Oxford Companion to Philosophy
20.  The Oxford Companion to Philosophy by Ted Honderich
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  "everyone should have one, for when someone mentions some random paradox or idea"
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Metaphysics as a Guide to Morals (Vintage classics)
21.  Metaphysics as a Guide to Morals (Vintage classics) by Iris Murdoch
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  "now for 5 i'm working my way through at the moment (or will be in the near future)"
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The Culture Industry: Selected Essays on Mass Culture (Routledge Classics)
22.  The Culture Industry: Selected Essays on Mass Culture (Routledge Classics) by Theodor W Adorno
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  "i always knew i was justified in disliking popular culture. here's a philosophical basis :)"
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Basic Writings: Martin Heidegger
23.  Basic Writings: Martin Heidegger by Martin Heidegger
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  "everyone should have some Being in their life"
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The Ticklish Subject: Absent Centre of Political Ontology (Wo es War)
24.  The Ticklish Subject: Absent Centre of Political Ontology (Wo es War) by Slavoj Zizek
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  "the cartesian manifesto, except it's not..."
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Empire
25.  Empire by Michael Hardt
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  "trying to see where their optimism originates is half the fun"
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