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  1. Core Texts 35 items
    1. Primary 3 items
      1. Kant 2 items
        1. Critique of Pure Reason - Immanuel Kant 1999

          Book Essential We will be focussing on the second edition of the Critique. The Cambridge translation combines both editions, so please note that the first edition is indicated with 'A', and the second 'B', in the marginal pagination. Page numbers on this reading list refer to the normal sequence at the bottom of each page to help you find the right sections.

      2. Hegel 1 item
        1. Phenomenology of Spirit - Georg Wilhelm Friedrich Hegel 1977

          Book Essential

    2. Secondary 32 items
      1. German Idealism 6 items
        The introductions to these works will help you to contextualise Kant and Hegel's projects and contain chapters that may be helpful throughout the course.
        1. German Idealism: The Struggle Against Subjectivism, 1781-1801 - Frederick C. Beiser 2008 (electronic resource)

          Book Recommended

        2. The Cambridge Companion to German Idealism - Karl Ameriks 2000

          Book Recommended

      2. Kant 19 items
        1. Kant's Transcendental Idealism - Henry E. Allison 2004

          Book Recommended

        2. Interpreting Kant's Critiques - Karl Ameriks 2003

          Book Recommended

        3. Kant's 'Critique of pure reason': an introduction - Jill Vance Buroker 2006

          Book Recommended

        4. Kant's 'Critique of Pure Reason' - Jill Vance Buroker 2006

          Book Recommended

        5. A Kant Dictionary - Howard Caygill 1995

          Book Recommended

        6. Kant and the Critique of Pure Reason - Sebastian Gardner 1999 (electronic book)

          Book Recommended

        7. Kant - Paul Guyer 2006

          Book Recommended

        8. Kant - Paul Guyer 2006 (electronic book)

          Book Recommended

        9. The Cambridge Companion to Kant - Paul Guyer 1992

          Book Recommended

        10. The Cambridge Companion to Kant - Paul Guyer 1992 (electronic book)

          Book Recommended

        11. Kant's Transcendental Idealism - Henry E. Allison 2004

          Book Recommended

        12. Kant's Transcendental Idealism - Henry E. Allison 2004

          Book Recommended

      3. Hegel 7 items
        1. A Hegel Dictionary - M. J. Inwood 1992

          Book Recommended

  2. Weekly Readings 52 items
    1. Lecture 1 - Kant's Critique of Pure Reason: Prefaces and Introductions 10 items
      1. Primary 2 items
        1. Critique of Pure Reason - Immanuel Kant 1999

          Book Essential Please read Prefaces for the A and B editions and the B Introduction.

      2. Secondary 8 items
        1. Letter to Marcus Herz, February 27, 1772 - Immanuel Kant

          Chapter Recommended

        2. Kant and the Critique of Pure Reason - Sebastian Gardner 1999 (electronic book)

          Book Recommended Chapter 1

        3. Kant's Transcendental Idealism - Henry E. Allison 2004

          Book Recommended Chapter 1: An Introduction to the Problem

        4. Kant's Transcendental Idealism - Henry E. Allison 2004

          Book Recommended Chapter 1: An Introduction to the Problem

        5. The Bounds of Sense: an Essay on Kant's Critique of Pure Reason - P. F. Strawson 1989

          Book Recommended Part One: General Review

        6. The Bounds of Sense: An Essay on Kant's Critique of Pure Reason - P. F. Strawson 1975 (electronic book)

          Book Recommended Part One: General Review

    2. Lecture 2 - Kant's Critique of Pure Reason: The Aesthetic 7 items
      1. Primary 2 items
        1. Critique of Pure Reason - Immanuel Kant 1999

          Book Essential Transcendental Aesthetic (B Edition) pp.172-192

        2. Critique of Pure Reason - Immanuel Kant 1999

          Book Recommended Transcendental Logic: Introduction pp.193-200

      2. Secondary 5 items
        1. Kant's Views on Space and Time - Andrew Janiak 2016

          Webpage Recommended

        2. The Transcendental Aesthetic - C Parsons

          Chapter Recommended

        3. The Transcendental Aesthetic - Charles Parsons 1992

          Chapter Recommended

        4. Routledge Philosophy Guidebook to Kant and the Critique of Pure Reason - Sebastian Gardner 1999

          Book Recommended Read: The Possibility of Objects

        5. Routledge Philosophy Guidebook to Kant and the Critique of Pure Reason - Sebastian Gardner 1999 (electronic resource)

          Book Recommended Read: The Possibility of Objects

    3. Lecture 3 - Kant's Critique of Pure Reason: The B Deduction I 9 items
      1. Primary 2 items
        1. Critique of Pure Reason - Immanuel Kant 1999

          Book Essential Read: Transcendental Logic: Introduction

        2. Critique of Pure Reason - Immanuel Kant 1999

          Book Essential Read: Transcendental Analytic: Book I. Analytic of Concepts. Please focus on sections 15-21 of the B Deduction for this lecture (pp. 245-254).

      2. Secondary 7 items
        1. Kant's Transcendental Idealism - Henry E. Allison 2004

          Book Recommended Chapter 7: The Transcendental Deduction 159-201

        2. Kant's Transcendental Idealism - Henry E. Allison 2004

          Book Recommended Chapter 7: The Transcendental Deduction 159-201

        3. Kant on the Spontaneity of Mind - Robert B. Pippin 1987

          Article Recommended

        4. Routledge Philosophy Guidebook to Kant and the Critique of Pure Reason - Sebastian Gardner 1999

          Book Recommended Chapters 6-8

        5. Kant and the Critique of Pure Reason - Sebastian Gardner 1999 (electronic book)

          Book Recommended Chapters 6-8.

        6. The Bounds of Sense: an Essay on Kant's Critique of Pure Reason - P. F. Strawson 1989

          Book Recommended Read: Objectivity and Unity

        7. The Bounds of Sense: An Essay on Kant's Critique of Pure Reason - P. F. Strawson 1975 (electronic book)

          Book Recommended Read: Objectivity and Unity

    4. Lecture 4 - Kant's Critique of Pure Reason: The B Deduction II 7 items
      1. Primary 1 item
        1. Critique of Pure Reason - Immanuel Kant 1999

          Book Essential Read: Transcendental Analytic: Book I. Analytic of Concepts. Please focus on sections 22-27 of the B Deduction for this lecture (pp. 254-266).

      2. Secondary 6 items
        1. Kant's Transcendental Idealism - Henry E. Allison 2004

          Book Recommended Chapter 7: The Transcendental Deduction

        2. Kant's Transcendental Idealism - Henry E. Allison 2004

          Book Recommended Chapter 7: The Transcendental Deduction

        3. Routledge Philosophy Guidebook to Kant and the Critique of Pure Reason - Sebastian Gardner 1999

          Book Recommended Chapters 6-8

        4. Kant and the Critique of Pure Reason - Sebastian Gardner 1999 (electronic book)

          Book Recommended Chapters 6-8.

        5. The Bounds of Sense: an Essay on Kant's Critique of Pure Reason - P. F. Strawson 1989

          Book Recommended Read: Objectivity and Unity

        6. The Bounds of Sense: An Essay on Kant's Critique of Pure Reason - P. F. Strawson 1975 (electronic book)

          Book Recommended Read: Objectivity and Unity

    5. Lecture 5 - Kant's Critique of Pure Reason: the third Antinomy 5 items
      1. Primary 1 item
        1. Critique of Pure Reason - Immanuel Kant 1999

          Book Essential Read the 'introduction' to the antinomy of pure reason from pp. 459-469; the 'third conflict' on pp. 484-489 (NB. the thesis is on the even numbered pages and the antithesis on the odd pages); the 'resolution' on pp. 532-546; and the 'concluding remark' on pp. 549-550.

      2. Secondary 4 items
        1. Kant's Transcendental Idealism - Henry E. Allison 2004

          Book Recommended Read: The Antinomy of Pure Reason

        2. Kant's Transcendental Idealism - Henry E. Allison 2004

          Book Recommended Read: The Antinomy of Pure Reason

        3. Routledge Philosophy Guidebook to Kant and the Critique of Pure Reason - Sebastian Gardner 1999

          Book Recommended Read: Unknowable Objects (The Dialectic)

        4. Kant and the Critique of Pure Reason - Sebastian Gardner 1999 (electronic book)

          Book Recommended Read: Unknowable Objects (The Dialectic)

    6. Reading Week 4 items
      There is no lecture or seminar this week so it's a good chance to turn your attention to Hegel. Try to read relevant parts of a secondary text or two (see below for suggestions) and the 'Introduction' to the Phenomenology itself.
      1. Phenomenology of Spirit - Georg Wilhelm Friedrich Hegel 1977

        Book Recommended

    7. Lecture 6: Hegel's Epistemological Project 1 item
      1. Primary 1 item
        1. Phenomenology of Spirit - Georg Wilhelm Friedrich Hegel 1977

          Book Essential Read: Introduction

    8. Lecture 7: Hegel's Phenomenology: a Critique of Empiricism 1 item
      1. Primary 1 item
        1. Phenomenology of Spirit - Georg Wilhelm Friedrich Hegel 1977

          Book Essential Read: Section A: Consciousness §90-§165. Especially focus on §90-§110, i.e. 'Sense-Certainty'

    9. Lecture 8: Hegel on Self-Consciousness and Desire 4 items
      1. Primary 1 item
        1. Phenomenology of Spirit - Georg Wilhelm Friedrich Hegel 1977

          Book Essential Read: The Truth of Self-Certainty: §166-§177

      2. Secondary 3 items
        1. Hegel’s Concept of Desire - Scott Jenkins 2008

          Article Recommended

    10. Lecture 9: Hegel's Master/Slave dialectic 3 items
      1. Primary 1 item
        1. Phenomenology of Spirit - Georg Wilhelm Friedrich Hegel 1977

          Book Essential Read: A. Independence and Dependence of Self-Consciousness: Lordship and Bondage: §178-§196

      2. Secondary 2 items
    11. Lecture 10: The Unhappy Consciousness 1 item
      1. Primary 1 item
        1. Phenomenology of Spirit - Georg Wilhelm Friedrich Hegel 1977

          Book Essential Read: Freedom of Self-Consciousness: B. Stoicism, Scepticism, and the Unhappy Consciousness: §197-§230

  3. 3. Secondary Literature 69 items
    1. This is the Preliminary Bibliography with additions. Don't try to read whole secondary books: look for what you need.

      There are masses of online resources on Kant and Hegel: look at the Stanford Online Encyclopedia of Philosophy, which has multiple entries on both, and which also provides links to further resources.

    2. Kant's Critique of Pure Reason - Theodor W. Adorno, Rolf Tiedemann 2001

      Book Further

    3. Kant's Transcendental Idealism - Henry E. Allison 2004

      Book Further

    4. Interpreting Kant's Critiques - Karl Ameriks 2003

      Book Further

    5. The Cambridge Companion to German Idealism - Karl Ameriks 2000 (electronic book)

      Book Further

    6. The Cambridge Companion to Hegel - Frederick C. Beiser 1993

      Book Further

    7. The Cambridge Companion to Hegel - Frederick C. Beiser 1993 (electronic book)

      Book Further

    8. German Philosophy: A Very Short Introduction - Andrew Bowie 2010 (electronic book)

      Book Further

    9. Reason in Philosophy: Animating Ideas - Robert Brandom 2009

      Book Further

    10. Kant's Life and Thought - Ernst Cassirer 1981

      Book Further

    11. Continental Philosophy: A Very Short Introduction - Simon Critchley 2001 (electronic book)

      Book Further

    12. Hegel: New Directions - Katerina Deligiorgi 2006

      Book Further

    13. Hegel: New Directions - Katerina Deligiorgi 2006 (electronic book)

      Book Further

    14. Hegel and Skepticism - Michael N. Forster 1989

      Book Further

    15. Kant and Skepticism - Michael N. Forster 2008

      Book Further

    16. Kant and Skepticism - Michael N. Forster 2008 (electronic book)

      Book Further

    17. Kant and the Critique of Pure Reason - Sebastian Gardner 1999 (electronic book)

      Book Further

    18. The Cambridge Companion to Kant - Paul Guyer 1992

      Book Further

    19. Kant - Paul Guyer 2006

      Book Further

    20. Kant - Paul Guyer 2006 (electronic book)

      Book Further

    21. German Philosophy Since Kant - Anthony O'Hear 1999

      Book Further

    22. Hegel - Raymond Plant 2007

      Book Further

    23. Accessing Kant: A Relaxed Introduction to the Critique of Pure Reason - Jay F. Rosenberg, Immanuel Kant 2005 (electronic book)

      Book Further

    24. German Philosophers - Roger Scruton 1997

      Book Further

    25. Hegel: A Very Short Introduction - Peter Singer 2001

      Book Further

    26. Understanding Hegelianism - Robert Sinnerbrink 2007

      Book Further

    27. Understanding Hegelianism - Robert Sinnerbrink 2007 (electronic book)

      Book Further

    28. From Hegel to Existentialism - Robert C. Solomon 1987

      Book Further

    29. The Essential Hegel - Paul Strathern 2003

      Book Further

    30. Hegel and Modern Society - Charles Taylor 1979

      Book Further

    31. Hegel's Ethical Thought - Allen W. Wood 1990

      Book Further

    32. Kant - Allen W. Wood 2005

      Book Further

    33. Kant's Ethical Thought - Allen W Wood 1999

      Book Further

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