Friday, September 15, 2006

SOPHIE'S WORLD

SUPPLEMENTARY READINGS FOR SOPHIE'S WORLD
by
RAYMOND NIGHAN, Ph.D

TABLE OF CONTENTS

A--PART ONE: LINK TO THE SOPHIE'S WORLD CHAPTER OUTLINES (These outlines have been extensively revised as of May, 2004)

B--PART TWO: LINKS TO TIME LINES FOR WESTERN PHILOSOPHY

C--PART THREE: CONTAINS PRIMARY and SECONDARY SOURCE EXCERPTS (ARRANGED CHRONOLOGICALLY) FOR USE WITH SOPHIE'S WORLD.

D--PART FOUR CONTAINS LINKS TO MY LITERATURE COURSES, PLUS ADDITIONAL SITES BY OTHERS USEFUL FOR THE STUDY OF PHILOSOPHY.

WHAT'S NEW ???

THE SOPHIE CHAPTER OUTLINES HAVE BEEN EXTENSIVELY REVISED ADDING MORE PRIMARY AND SECONDARY SOURCE COMMENTARY INCLUDING WEB SITES AND PRINT SOURCES.,
&
THE INFLUENCE OF JUNG'S
ARCHETYPES ON LITERATURE
AND PHILOSOPHY: SEE
PART 7 BELOW.

Links updated: Summer, 2006

...FROM THE PRE-SOCRATICS

PART ONE

CLICK HERE FOR CHAPTER OUTLINES TO SOPHIE'S WORLD

TO
S A R T R E

PART THREE: CONTAINS PRIMARY and SECONDARY SOURCE EXCERPTS (ARRANGED CHRONOLOGICALLY) FOR USE WITH SOPHIE'S WORLD.

1. INTRODUCTION TO THE STUDY OF PHILOSOPHY:

2. GREEK CLASSICAL PHILOSOPHY:
3. MEDIEVAL PHILOSOPHY:
4. RENAISSANCE PHILOSOPHY: (Philosophy becomes Science)
5. THE BAROQUE AND THE MIND / MATTER DUALISM
6. THE SPIRIT OF REVOLUTION--REASON AND ROMANTICISM:
7. VICTORIANISM & OUR NEW CENTURY: (The Sophie Chapters contain primary source excerpts.)
8. Supplementary Primary Sources
PART FOUR:USEFUL WEB SITES
GENERAL PHILOSOPHY LINKS
Introduction to the Study of Philosophy
Philosophers: Alphabetical Index
LINK TO SOPHIE'S
WORLD CHAPTERS
[Extensively revised and updated: May, 2004]
PLEASE CHECK MY OTHER WEB SITES. MANY OF THE LINKS OFFER A PHILOSOPHICAL PERSPECTIVE:

HISTORY OF BRITISH LITERATURE

(THIS SITE IS NOW LINKED TO THE SOPHIE CHAPTER OUTLINES.)


See my other on line courses:

Shakespeare / Tolkien Seminar / Gothic and Romantic Fiction / The Philosophy of Star Trek

(Links updated: Summer, 2006)

Comments may be addressed to:

Dr. Raymond Nighan:

r.nighan@gmail.com