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**Update -The Philosophy Library Team are busy checking reading lists and making additional electronic resources available where we are able to during the Covid-19 outbreak.  Links are being added to the interactive reading lists in Moodle and further details will be published here as soon as possible.  In the meantime, if you have any difficulties accessing what you need please email  and we'll do our very best to help**

The lists below are intended for reference and printing purposes only.  Please use the interactive reading lists available via Moodle to access ebooks, ejournals and scans of copyright material.  Access to Moodle is  restricted to students taking Philosophy papers and is administered by Library staff.

Please note that 2019-2020 reading lists may be subject to some minor changes until the start of Michaelmas Term 2019.  We are busy adding further scans to Moodle, particularly for Papers 1 & 2 so you may find some will not be available until closer to the start of term.

Paper 1 - Knowledge, Language and World 2019-2020 (Compulsory) [Last updated 7 October 2019]
Paper 2 - History of Analytic Philosophy - Summer Reading List 2019
Paper 2 - History of Analytic Philosophy 2019-2020 [Last updated 7 October 2019]
Paper 3 - Ethics 2019-2020 [Last updated 18 September 2019]
Paper 4 - Greek and Roman Philosophy 2019-2020 [Last updated 1 September 2019] (see Faculty of Classics for syllabus)
Paper 5 - Early Modern Philosophy 2019-2020 [Last updated 10 October 2019]
Paper 6 - Epistemology and Metaphysics of Science 2019-2020 (Paper 5 of Part II History and Philosophy of Science (HPS) course in the Natural Sciences Tripos - see the Department of HPS website for course information and the HPS Moodle site for course materials)
Paper 7 - Political Philosophy 2019-2020 [Last updated 2 October 2019]
Paper 8 - Experimental Psychology - The Natural Science IB course is in fact two papers: see the Natural Science's entry in the University's Guide to Courses.