Maarten Maartensz:  Philosophical Dictionary | Filosofisch Woordenboek


These are the authors and booktitles that are mentioned in at least one entry in the Philosophical Dictionary by name or title, and that seemed to me worth reading, for some reason or other.


Abro The rise of the new physics (2 volumes)
Adams The Logic of Conditionals
  A Primer of Probability Logic
Aleksandrov et al. Mathematics: Its Content and Meaning (4 volumes)
Allen Basic Mathematics
Amnesty International Torture in the Eighties
Anastasi Individual Psychology
Applebaum Gulag
Aquinas Summa contra Gentiles
Summa Theologicae (2 volumes)
A Treatise on Virtue
Arbib Brains, Machines and Mathematics
Arian et al Alles moest anders -
Het onvervuld verlangen van een linkse generatie
Arieti The Intra-Psychic Self

Aristotle Metaphysics
Armour The concept of truth
Armstrong A Theory of Universals
Nominalism and Realism
What is a Law of Nature
Arthur Theories of Life
Auden & Kronenberger The Faber Book of Aphorisms
Aurelius Meditations
Aron L'opium des intellectuels
The Century of Total Wars
Het vraagstuk van de vrijheid
Progress and Disillusion
Ayer The Concept of Evidence
The Central Questions of Philosophy
Language, Truth and Logic
Ayer & O'Grady A Dictionary of Philosophical Quotations
Bacon Essays
Bakunin God, Staat en Maatschappij
Balou Ed. World Bible
Bartlett F. Thinking - An Experimental and Social Study
Baron N. Computer Languages - A Guide
Barwise Handbook of Mathematical Logic
The situation in logic
Benacerraf & Putnam Philosophy of Mathematics
Benthem A manual of intensional logic
Berka & Kreiser Logik-Texte
Berkeley The complete works of Berkeley (4 volumes)
Berlin Concepts and Categories
Berne Games People Play
Bernouilli Ars Conjectandi
Beth Foundations of Mathematics
Bierce The Enlarged Devil's Dictionary
Birkhoff & Bartee Modern Applied Algebra
Bochenski Formale Logik
Die zeitgenossische Denkmethoden
Logik der Religion
Boétie De vrijwillige slavernij
Bohm Quantum Theory
Bonola Non-Euclidean Geometry
Boole The Laws of Thought
Boolos Logic, Logic and Logic
Boolos & Jeffrey Computability and Logic
Borges Labyrinths
Boruvka Groupoids and groups
Boswell The life of Samuel Johnson, LL.D.
Bowra The Greek Experience
Broad The Mind and its Place in Nature
Five types of ethical theory
Bronowski The Ascent of Man
Browning Ordinary Men
Bruce C. The strange case of Mrs. Hudson's cat
Buck How conservatives think
Buddhist Foundation The Teaching of Buddha (102nd revised edition)
Bullock Stalin and Hitler
Bunge Causality
Treatise on Basic Philosophy (10 volumes)
Burckhardt Die Kultur der Renaissance in Italien
Griechische Kulturgeschichte (2 volumes)
Weltgeschichtliche Betrachtungen
Burke Reflections on the Revolution in France
Burke P. The Italian Renaissance - Culture and Society in Italy
Burks Chance, Cause and Reason
Burn Groups - a path to geometry
Burnham The Machiavellians
Burtt The metaphysics of modern science
In Search of Understanding
Campbell Foundations of science
Cantor Contributions to the Founding of the Theory of Transfinite Numbers
Carey Ed. Eyewitness to history
Carnap Introduction to Symbolic Logic
Meaning and Necessity
Der Logische Aufbau der Welt
Philosophy of Science
Carroll Alice in Wonderland
Lewis Carroll's Symbolic Logic
Cartwright Argument and Inference
Casti Complexification
Searching for Certainty
Cech Topological Spaces
Céline Voyage au bout de la nuit
Chambers A Course of Lectures on the English Law 1776-1773
Chamfort Maximes et Pensées
Products of the Perfected Civilization
Chan A Sourcebook in Chinese Philosophy
Chang Wild Swans
Chang Chung-Yuan Original Teachings of Ch'an Buddhism
Chekhov M. To the actor
Chellas Modal Logic
Chesterton Autobiography
Chomsky Aspects of the theory of syntax
Language and mind
Chuang Tzu
Clausewitz Vom Kriege
Clifford The Ethics of Belief
Cohen & Cohen Modern Quotations
Cohen & Nagel Introduction to Logic and Scientific Method
Cohn-Bendit In de ban van de revolutie
Comte-Sponville Petit traité des grandes vertus
Copi & Gould Ed. Readings on Logic
Courant & Robbins What is mathematics?
Crow et al. Statistics Manual
Craik The Nature of Explanation
Cresswell Logics and Languages
Crick The astonishing hypothesis
Crossman Plato Today
The God that failed
Czuber Wahrscheinlichkeitslehre (2 volumes)
Curry Foundations of Mathematical Logic
Dasgupta A History of Indian Philosophy (6 volumes)
Deacon The symbolic species
Defoe A tour through the whole island of Great Britain
De Morgan A Budget of Paradoxes
Dennett Brainstorms
Descartes Discours on Method and other writings
Devitt Realism and Truth
Devlin Fundamentals of Contemporary Set Theory
Diamond The third chimpanzee
Diderot Jacques le fataliste et son maitre
Ausgewählte Schriften
Diringer The Alphabet - A Key to the History of Mankind
Diulio Macro-economic Theory
Duncan & Weston-Smith The Encyclopaedia of Ignorance
Duncan & Wilson Marx Refuted
Ebbinghaus et al Mathematical Logic (2nd ed)
Edwards A.L. Statistical Methods
An Introduction to Linear Regression and Correlation
Edwards R. A Formal Background to Mathematics (2 volumes)
Edwards P. Ed. Encyclopedia of Philosophhy (8 volumes)
Edwards P. The Logic of Moral Discourse
Eisenberg Topology
Enderton A mathematical introduction to logic
Engell The Creative Imagination
Erasmus In Praise of Folly
Eyck & Thysse Logica voor alfa's en informatici
Feigl The "mental" and the "physical"
Fermi Thermodynamics
Feynman Lectures on Physics (3 volumes)
The characteristics of physical law
The meaning of it all
Findlay Wittgenstein - A Critique
Fine Theories of probability
Flaubert Sentimental Education
Ford The Cult of the Expert
Freudenthal Waarschijnlijkheid en statistiek
Frank Philosophy of Science
Fraser J.T. Ed. The voices of time
Frege Grundgesetze der Arithmetik
Fromm The anatomy of human destructiveness
Fromm & Xirau Ed. The Nature of Man
Fuller Thesaurus of Epigrams
Gabbay & Guenther Ed. Handbook of Philosophical Logic (4 volumes)
Gardner Fads and Fallacies in the Name of Science
Science: Good, Bad and Bogus
The Whys of a Philosophical Scrivener
Order and Surprise
Galilei Dialogues concerning two new sciences
Gamow One Two Three... Infinity
Gazdar Pragmatics - Implicature, Presupposition and Logical Form
Geach Logic Matters
Gellner Words and things
Ghiselin The creative process
Gibbon The Decline and Fall of the Roman Empire (3 volumes)
Godwin Enquiry concerning political justice
Goffman The Presentation of Self in Ordinary Society
Gombrich The Story of Art
Art and Illusion
Gödel Collected Papers - 1
Goldblatt Logics of Time and Computation
Goodman The Structure of Experience
Plans and Projects
Gottlieb Ontological Economy
Graves The Conceptual Foundations of Contemporary Relativity Theory
Grandy Advanced Logic for Applications
Green Great Cobbett - The Noblest Agitator
Gregory The Oxford Companion to The Mind
Groner etc. Methods of heuristics
Groot Methodologie
Grube Plato's Thought
Griffiths & Hilton A Comprehensive Textbook of Classical Mathematics
Guiccardini History of Florence and History of Italy
Haack Deviant Logic
Philosophy of Logics
Hacking Logic of Statistical Inference
Halmos Naive Set Theory
Measure Theory
Hamilton Logic for Mathematicians
Hamilton & Madison The Federalist Papers
Hanfling Ed. Life and Meaning - A Reader
Hansel ESP - a scientific evaluation
Harper et al Ifs
Hasenjäger Introduction to Mathematical Logic
Hausman & Wilson Carnap and Goodman: Two Formalists
Hawkins The Language of Nature
Hayakawa Language in thought and action
Hazlitt Table Talk
Characters of Shakespeare's Plays
The Plain Speaker
The Round Table
Hazlitt's Selected Essays (Ed. Geoffrey Keynes)
Henry Medieval Logic and Metaphysics
Heyenoort From Frege to Gödel
Hilbert & Bernays Grundlagen der Mathematik (2 volumes)
Hilgard & Atkinson Introduction to Psychology
Hintikka The Principles of Mathematics Revisited
Hirsch Ed. Mathematics at a glance - a compendium
(= translation of 'Kleine Enzyklopädie der Mathematik')
Hobbes Leviathan
Body, Mind and the Citizen
Hodges & Lehmann Basic Concepts of Probability and Statistics
Hoffmann The idea of self - East and West
Hofstädter Gödel, Escher, Bach - an Eternal Golden Braid
Hofstädter & Dennet The Mind's I
Horadam Outline Course of Pure Mathematics
Houwink The odd book of data
Howe Ed. 1984 revisited - Totalitarianism in our century
Howson & Urbach Scientific Reasoning - The Bayesian Approach
Hughes & Brecht Vicious Circles and Infinity - An Abthology of Paradoxes
Hughes & Cresswell An Introduction to Modal Logic
Huizinga In de schaduwen van morgen
Hume A Treatise on Human Nature
Dialogues upon Natural Religion
Hunt & Schwartz A Critique of Economic Theory
Huxley Brave New World
The Perennial Philosophy
James The Principles of Psychology
The Varieties of Religious Experience
Jeffrey The Logic of Decision - 2nd Edition
Jeffrey Ed. Studies in Inductive Logic and Probability - vol II
Jeffreys Scientific Inference (3rd ed)
Jespersen The Philosophy of Grammar
Essentials of English Grammar
Johnson Dr. S. Rasselas
Samuel Johnson - The Oxford Authors Ed. D. Greene
Jürss et al. Griechische Atomisten
Juvenal Satires
Kahn Introduction to Linear Algebra
Kant Prolegomena to Any Future Metaphysics
The Critique of Pure Reason (translated by G.H. Lewes)
Kapleau Three Pillars of Zen
Kendall & Stuart The Advanced Theory of Statistics
Keynes Treatise on Probability
The General Theory of Employment, Interest and Money
Klaus & Liebscher Wörterbuch der Kybernetik
Klaus & Kuntz Philosophy: The Study of Alternative Beliefs
Kleene Mathematical Logic
Kneale & Kneale The Development of Logic
Knopp Infinite sequences and series
Kofoed-Hansen The Negotiators
Kogon De SS-Staat
Körner Fundamental Questions in Philosophy
Categorical Frameworks
Experience and Conduct
Krantz etc. Foundations of Measurement
Kripke Naming and Necessity
Lafontaine Fables
Lakatos Proofs and Refutations
Lang Linear Algebra
Lao Tzu Tao Teh King
Laqueur Ed. The Holocaust Encyclopedia
Laski Ecstasy
Leech Semantics (2 volumes)
Leibniz Nouveaux Essays
Lewis C.I. Mind and the World Order
An Analysis of Knowledge and Valuation
Lewis & Langford Symbolic Logic
Lewis C.S.
Lewis D. Counterfactuals
Lichtenberg Aphorismen
Lindbeck The Political Economy of the New Left - 2nd Edition
Lindsay & Norman Human Information Processing
Linsky Ed. Reference and Modality
Lipschutz Set theory and related topics
Liu Bunyan A higher kind of loyalty
Locke An Essay on Human Understanding
Lonergan B.J.F. Insight
Loux Ed. The possible and the actual
Lucian Sketches
Lucretius De Rerum Natura
Lyons Semantics
Machiavelli The Prince
History of Florence
Mackay The harvest of a quiet eye
Madelung Die mathematischen Hilfsmittel des Physikers
Mandeville The Fable of the Bees
Manzano Extensions of First Order Logic
Marsilius Defensor Pacis
Marx Die Frühschriften
The Communist Manifesto
Das Kapital
Mellor Ed. Prospects for pragmatism -
Essays in memory of F.P. Ramsey
Meininger Vertoog over de liefde
Michalos The Popper-Carnap Controversy
Mill A System of Logic
On Representative Government
On Liberty
Principles of Political Economy
Mills The Sociological Imagination
Power, Politics and People
Minsky Computation: Finite and infinite machines
The Society of Mind
Mises Positivism
Montaigne Essays (3 volumes)
Montesquieu L'esprit des lois
Moore The Infinite
Morgan A budget of paradoxes
Morishima Marx's Economics
The economic theory of modern society
Moroney Facts from figures
Morris Manwatching
Mosca The Ruling Class
Muller Structures for all
Multatuli Ideen (7 volumes)
Duizend en enige opmerkingen over Specialiteiten
Gebed van de onwetende
Murphey M.G. The development of Peirce's ¨philosophy
Nagel The Structure of Science
Naimark Normed Rings
Neumann & Morgenstern Theory of Games and Economic Behavior
Newman Ed. The World of Mathematics (4 volumes)
Nietzsche Jenseits von Gut und Böse
Die fröhliche Wissenschaft
Nowak Understanding and Prediction
Ockham Summulae Logicales (2 volumes)
Oksenberg-Rorty The Many Faces Of Evil - Historical Perspectives.
Ogden & Richards The meaning of meaning
Orwell Animal Farm
Collected Essays, Journalism and Letters (4 volumes)
The War Commentaries
Paine Common Sense, The Rights of Men and other Writings
Pascal L'esprit de géometrie
Parkinson Ed. The theory of meaning
Passmore A hundred years of philosophy
Peirce Collected Papers
Penrose The Emperor's New Mind
Peter Peter's Quotations
Pfanzagl Allgemeine Methodenlehre der Statistik
Plato Dialogues (2 volumes)
Pollock Subjunctive Reasoning
Nomic Probability and the Foundations of Induction
Polya How to solve it
Plausible Reasoning (2 volumes)
Pope An Essay on Man
The Works of Alexander Pope Esq (2 volumes)
Popper The Logic of Scientific Discovery
The Open Society and its Enemies (2 volumes)
Potter The Encyclopedia of Indian Philosophies - vol. II
Przelecki The Logic of Empirical Theories
Python The Life of Brian (film)
Quiller-Couch The Oxford Book of English Verse 1250-1918
On The Art Of Writing
Quine Mathematical Logic
Set Theory and Its Logic
Selected Logic Papers
Word and Object
Radhakrishnan & Moore A Sourcebook in Indian Philosophy
Ramsey Foundations
Reichenbach Experience and Prediction
Rescher Introduction to Logic
Leibniz - an introduction to his philosophy
Scientific Realism
Revel De totalitaire verleiding.
Rhys Davis Ed. Buddhist Suttas
Richards The social insects
Robinson An Atheist's Values
Rochefoucauld Maximes
Rogers Jr. Theory of Recursive Functions and Effective Computation
Ross Foundations of Ethics
Aristotle - selections
Rorty-Oksenberg The many faces of evil
Rudin Principles of Mathematical Analysis
Rummell Death by Government
Runes Ed. Dictionary of Philosophy
Treasury of Philosophy
Pictorial History of Philosophy
Classics in Logic
Russell History of Western Philosophy
Analysis of Mind
Analysis of Matter
Human Knowledge - Its scope and its limits
Principles of Mathematics
Problems of Philosophy
Russell & Whitehead Principia Mathematica (paperback ed., abbr)
Sade The Bedroom Philosophers
Schopenhauer Die Welt als Wille und Vorstellung
The Fourfold Root of Reason
Parerga en Parallelopomenina (2 volumes)
Aphorismen zur Lebensweisheit
Schumann Buddhism - an outline of its teachings and schools
Scott Erwin Schrödinger
Scotus Philosophical Writings
Scruton Xanthippic Dialogues
Sexual Desire - A philosophical investigation
Searle The Mystery of Consciousness
Minds, Brains and Science
Seebohm Philosophie der Logik
Seldes The Great Quotations
Sidgwick Methods of Ethics
Shakespeare Plays (3 volumes)
Shafer A mathematical theory of evidence
Shapiro Foundations without foundationalism
Shoenfield Mathematical Logic
Simons Parts
Skolimowski Polish Analytical Philosophy
Skyrms Basic Concepts of Measurement
Choice and Chance
Sleigh Necessary Truth
Slupecki & Borkowski
Smith Anthony The Body
Smith A. The Wealth of Nations (2 volumes)
Smith H. Religions of Man
Smullyan First Order Logic
Gödel's Theorems
What is the name of this book?
The Tao is silent
Diagonalization and Self-Reference
Sneed The logical structure of mathematical physics
Sophocles Plays
Souriau Structure des Systèmes Dynamiques
Spiegel Statistics
Spinoza Ethica
Sraffa The production of commodities by means of commodities
Stcherbatsky Buddhist Logic (2 volumes)
The Central Conception of Buddhism
Stebbing A modern introduction to logic
Steedman Marx after Sraffa
Stegmüller Probleme und Resultaten der analytischen und Wissenschaftsphilosophie (4 volumes)
Stoll Set theory and logic
Stoppard Rosencrantz and Guildenstern are dead
Suetonius The Twelve Ceasars
Suppe The Structure of Scientific Theories
Suppes Axiomatic Set Theory
Probabilistic Metaphysics
Suppes Ed. Space, Time and Geometry
Swift A Modest Proposal
Gulliver's Travels
Tacitus The annals of imperial Rome
Talmon The origins of totalitarian democracy
Tarski Inleiding tot de logica
Der Wahrheitsbegriff in den formalisierten Sprachen
Tatarkiewicz Analysis of Happiness
A History of Six Ideas
Taylor Plato
Elements of Metaphysics
Temple 100 years of mathematics
Themerson Logic, Labels and Flesh
Thieme De ideologische aap
Thoreau Walden
Civil Disobedience
Thompson On Growth and Form
Thucydides The Pelopponesian War
Tocqueville Democracy in America
Todhunter History of the Theory of Probability
Toraldo di Franca The investigation of the physical world
Tough The Development of Meaning
Tuchman The March of Folly
Twain The adventures of Huckleberry Finn

The War Prayer
Underhill Mysticism
Voltaire Dictionary of Philosophy
Waerden van der Algebra (2 volumes)
Wang From Mathematics to Philosophy
Popular Lectures in Mathematical Logic
Logic, Sets and Computers
Reflections on Gödel
Watts The Spirit of Zen
Cloud-hidden, whereabouts unknown
Weatherford Philosophical Foundations of Probability Theory
Weber Wirtschaft und Gesellschaft
Weinberg Ockham, Descartes and Hume
Wessel Ed. Logik und empirische Wissenschaften
Weyl Philosophy of Mathematics and the Natural Sciences
Whitehead Science and the Modern World
Process and Reality
Whitman Leaves of Grass
Wiener Cybernetics
Wittgenstein Tractatus Logico-Philosophicus
Philosophische Untersuchungen
Wood & Martin Experimental Method
Woodcock Anarchism
Woodger J.H. The Technique of Theory Construction
Wright Explanation and Understanding
Wu The Butterfly as Companion
Yamane Elementary Sampling Theory
Yaworsky & Detlaf Handbook of Physics
Yutang The importance of living
Wiles The Political Economy of Communism
Williams Michael Faraday - A Biography
Zinoviev Logische Sprachregeln
Komplexe Logik
Yawning Heights

In the above I usually refer to volumes and editions I owe. In some cases other editions have another number of volumes or another name, and in some cases I only own and read some translation, even when I can read the original language.

Any good university library ought to be able to provide copies of the vast majority of the titles I listed or else of the original (translated) work.

 Maarten Maartensz

 Last edited: 29 Dec 2011.   Top.