Philosophy (in Physics and Philosophy) Reading List

Please follow the link below to find general guidance on the course and logic exercises to complete and return to jonathon.mcintosh@​balliol.​ox.​ac.​uk by 30th September.

Preparatory reading for Philosophy (CSP, MP, PP)

Candidates looking for advice on what to read before applying should consult the Philosophy Faculty’s FAQ.

Writing Philosophy essays

There are a number of helpful guides to writing philosophical essays. Those that previous students have found most helpful are listed here.

We also recommend making good use of The Oxford Dictionary of Philosophy by Simon Blackburn (Oxford University Press) – especially if you feel tempted to use a term of art without knowing exactly what it means!

July 2023