Philosophical Reading:

  1. Can We Solve the Mind-Body Problem? by Colin McGinn
  2. An Enquiry Concerning Human Understanding by David Hume
  3. Ethics For The New Millennium by Dalai Lama
  4. Fear and Trembling by Søren Kierkegaard
  5. The Five Dialogues (Euthyphro, Apology, Crito, Meno, and Phaedo) by Plato
  6. How Should We Live? by Louis P. Pojman
  7. The Hurried Child: Growing Up Too Fast Too Soon by Dr. David Elkind
  8. Meditations on First Philosophy by René Descartes
  9. On Free Choice of the Will by Augustine
  10. On the Genealogy of Morals and Ecce Homo by Friedrich Nietzsche
  11. Phenomenology of the Spirit by Georg Wilhelm Friedrich Hegel
  12. The Problems of Philosophy by Bertrand Russell
  13. Quining Qualia by Daniel C. Dennett
  14. Repetition by Søren Kierkegaard
  15. The Republic by Plato
  16. Summa Theologiae by St. Thomas Aquinas
  17. Ten Problems of Consciousness: A Representational Theory of the Phenomenal Mind by Michael Tye
  18. Thus Spoke Zarathustra by Friedrich Nietzsche
  19. The Trivium by Sister Miriam Joseph
  20. Twilight of the Idols by Friedrich Nietzsche
  21. What Does God Write in His Franklin Planner? The Paradoxes of Providence, Prophecy, and Petitionary Prayer by R. Dennis Potter

Fictional Reading:

  1. The Count of Monte Cristo by by Alexandre Dumas (recommend Penguin Classics Robin Buss unabridged translation)
  2. Deniable Trust by Corey Anderson
  3. Ender’s Game by Orson Scott Card
  4. Gone Girl by Gillian Flynn
  5. Speak by Laurie Halse Anderson

Other Reading:

  1. Do Androids Dream of Electric Sheep? by Philip K. Dick
  2. God Is Not Great: How Religion Poisons Everything by Christopher Hitchens
  3. The Handmaid’s Tale by Margaret Atwood
  4. Pilgrim at Tinker Creek by Annie Dillard
  5. The Warrior Priest of Alaska by Daniel Turner