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List of things I have read/watched and would like to discuss with people when they have also read/watched it. If you have any further recommendations, hit me up. Counting things that I have read/watched starting 2019 (with the exception of a few things).





Groundwork for the Metaphysics of Morals
Metaphysics of Morals
Idea for a Universal History from a Cosmopolitan Perspective
Towards Perpetual Peace: A Philosophical Sketch
On the Common Saying: This May Be True in Theory, but It Does Not Hold in Practice
The Metaphysical Foundations of Natural Science

Christine M Korsgaard

Interacting with Animals: A Kantian Account
The Activity of Reason
An Introduction to the Ethical, Political, and Religous Thought of Kant
Kant’s Analysis of Obligation: The Argument of Groundwork I
Kant’s Formula of Universal Law
Kant’s Formula of Humanity
The Right to Lie: Kant on Dealing with Evil
Morality as Freedom
Creating the Kingdom of Ends: Reciprocity and Responsibility in Personal Relations
Aristotle and Kant on the Source of Value
Two Distinctions in Goodness
The Reasons We Can Share: An Attack on the Distinction Between Agent-Relative and Agent-Neutral Values
Skepticism about Practical Reason
Two Arguments Against Lying
Personal Identity and the Unity of Agency: A Kantian Response to Parfit
The Relational Nature of the Good
Normativity, Necessity, and the Synthetic a priori
Fellow Creatures


Utilitarianism - JS Mill
Nicomachean Ehics - Aristotle
Ethics and the Limits of Philosophy - Bernard Williams
The Human Prejudice - Bernard Williams
Speciesism and the idea of Equality - Bonnie Steinbock
Animal Liberation - Peter Singer (bits)
Famine, Affluence, and Morality - Peter Singer
Will Life Be Worth Living in a World Without Work? Technological Unemployment and the Meaning of Life - John Danaher
Why Do We Disagree About our Obligations to the Poor? - Peter Siepel
False Negatives of the Categorical Imperative - Richard McCarty
The Phenomenlogy of Virtue - Julia Annas
Being Virtuous and Doing the Right Thing - Julia Annas
Limited Aggregation and Risk - Seth Lazar
No Free Lunch: The Significance of Tiny Contributions - Zach Barnett
How Should we Aggregate Competing Claims? - Alex Voorhoeve
Why Does Aristotle Think that Ethical Virtue is Required for Practical Wisdom? - Ursula Coope
Right Action as Virtuous Action - Nicholas Ryan Smith
The Scalar Approach to Utilitarianism - Alastair Norcross
After Solipsism - David Schmidtz
They Can’t Take That Away From Me: Restricting the Reach of Moralty’s Demands - Sarah Stroud
Scalar Consequentialism the Right Way - Neil Sinhababu
Unifying the Categorical Imperative - Marcus Arvan
Suicide, Euthanasia, and Human Dignity - Friderik Klampfer
If Nothing Matters - Guy Kuhane
A Perfect Moral Storm - Stephen M. Gardner
Killing the Innocent in Self-Defense - Michael Otsuka
Eating Meat and Eating People - Cora Diamond
Animal Liberation or Animal Rights - Peter Singer
A Kantian Look at Climate Change - Casey Rentmeester
It’s Not My Fault: Global Warming and Individual Moral Obligations - Walter Sinnott-Armstrong
Respect For Nature : A Theory of Environmental Ethics - Paul W. Taylor
Non-Anthropocentric Value Theory and Environmental Ethics - J. Baird Calicott
Animal Liberation: A Triangular Affaird - J. Baird Calicott

Leviathan - Hobbes
Two Treatises of Government - Locke
The Social Contract - Rosseau
Discourse on Inequality - Rosseau
Anarchy, State, and Utopia - Robert Nozick (bits)
The Origins of Totalitarianism - Hannah Arendt
Kant’s Theory of the State - Jeremy Waldron
Kant and Liberal Internationalism - Michael W. Doyle
Kant’s Philosophy of History - Allen W. Wood
Justice as Freedom - Helga Varden
Equality of Opportunity as Philosophy and Ideology - John Stanley
Kant and Lying to the Murderer at the Door … One More Time: Kant’s Legal Philosophy and Lies to Murderers and Nazis - Helga Varden
Rawls vs Nozick vs Kant on Domestic Economic Justice - Helga Varden
What Kant Would Have Said in the Refugee Crisis - Peter Nielsen
Transitional Justice: A Conceptual Map - Colleen Murphy
Hospitality’s Downfall: Kant, Cosmopolitanism, and Refugees - Adam Knowles
Causation and Responsibility - Michael S. Moore
Legal and Moral Responsibility - Antony Duff
Individual and Collective Moral Responsibility for Systemic Military Atrocity - Neta C. Crawford
The Implicated Subject: Beyond Victims and Perpetrators - Michael Rothberg
Positivism and the Separation of Law and Morals - H.L.A. Hart
Positivism and Fidelity to Law — A Reply to Professor Hart - Lon L. Fuller
Collective Responisibility - Marion Smiley
Rome Statute of the International Criminal Court - UN
Guilty Associations: Joint Criminal Enterprise, Command Responsibility, and the Development of International Criminal Law - Danner and Martinez
Justice as Fairness - John Rawls
The Human Condition - Hannah Arendt

Philosophy of Mind and Psychology

Why Nature and Nurture Won’t Go Away - Steven Pinker
Recent Contributions to the Theory of Innate Ideas - Noam Chomsky
Psychology as the Behaviorist Views it - John B. Watson The Routledge Companion to Philosophy of Psychology - Various Authors
The Nature of Mental States - Hilary Putnam
Philosophy of Mind: A Contemporary Introduction - John Heil
The Nature of Mental States - Hilary Putnam
Special Science (Or: The Disunity of Science As a Working Hypothesis) - J. A. Fodor
Eliminative Materialism and the Propositional Attitudes - Paul M. Churchland
Truth and Probability - Frank P. Ramsey
Is Neuroscience a Bigger Threat Than Artificial Intelligence - Alex Rosenberg

Computer Science

Simple Rules for Complex Decisions - Jung et al
Shaping our Tools: Contestability as a Means to Promote Responsible Algorithmic Decision Making in the Professions - Mulligan et al
Designing Contestability: Interaction Design, Machine Learning, and Mental Health - Hirsch et al
The Book of Why - Judea Pearl


On Bullshit - Harry G. Frankfurt
Is Justified Knowledge True Belief - Gettier
Why Heideggerian AI Failed and Why Fixing it Would Require Making it More Heideggerian - Hubert L. Dreyfus
At the Hands of Persons Unkown: The Lynching of Black America - Philip Dray (few chapters)
Introduction to Metaphysics - Martin Heidegger
Being and Time - Martin Heidegger
The Myth of Sisyphus - Camus
Nausea - Sartre
Climate Change Assessments: Confidence, Probability, and Decision - Bradley et al.


Asako I & II - Ryūsuke Hamaguchi
Farewell My Concubine - Chen Kaige
Blue is the Warmest Color - Abdellatif Kechiche
Shoplifters - Hirokazu Kore-eda
Only Lovers Left Alive - Jim Jarmusch
Paterson - Jim Jarmusch
Snowpiercer - Bong Joon-ho
Burning - Lee Chang-dong
Long Day’s Journy Into the Night - Bi Gan
The Eel - Shohei Imamura
Uncle Boonme Who Can Recall His Past Lives - Apichatpong Weerasethakul
Prince of Darkness - John Carpenter
Perfect Blue - Satoshi Kon
Ghost in the Shell - Mamoru Oshii
Rashōmon - Akira Kurosawa
Night on Earth - Jim Jarmusch
Hunger - Steve McQueen
Vengeance is Mine - Shôhei Imamura
Paprika - Satoshi Kon
Grass - Hong Sang-soo
Mystery Train - Jim Jarmusch
Stranger than Paradies - Jim Jarmusch
Parasite - Bong Joon-ho
Blade Runner - Ridley Scott
Blade Runner 2049 - Denis Villenueve
Her - Spike Jonze
Citizen Kane - Orson Welles
Oldboy - Park Chan-wook
Resevoir Dogs - Quentin Tarantino
Django Unchained - Quentin Tarantino
Kill Bill - Quentin Tarantino
Pulp Fiction - Quentin Tarantino
Inglorious Basterds - Quentin Tarantino
The Hateful Eight - Quentin Tarantino
Battle Royale - Kinji Fukasaku
Fight Club - David Fincher
Memento - Christopher Nolan
Se7en - David Fincher
3 Idiots - Rajkumar Hirani
The Farewell - Lulu Wang
The Girl With the Dragon Tattoo - David Fincher
Interview With the Vampire - Neil Jordan
Akira - Katsuhiro Otomo
Fantastic Mr. Fox - Wes Anderson
The Grand Budapest Hotel - Wes Anderson
Whiplash - Damien Chazelle
Pan’s Labyrinth - Guillermo del Toro
Rain Man - Barry Levinson
Gangs of New York - Martin Scorsese
Stand by Me - Rob Reiner
The Outsiders - Francis Ford Coppola
Seven Samurai - Akira Kurosawa
Tampopo - Juzo Itami
A Brighter Summer Day - Edward Yang
Tokyo Story - Yasujirō Ozu
Persona - Ingmar Bergman


Night Sky with Exit Wounds - Ocean Vuong
First Sunrise / Premier Soleil Levant - Yasuhiro Nakasone
Behind My Eyes - Li-young Lee


Open Source Architecture - Carlo Ratti
The City of Tomorrow - Carlo Ratti
The Image of the City - Kevin Lynch
Three Body Problem series - Cixin Liu
Stand Out of Our Light - James Williams

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