PHL 102 Extracurricular Reading

An Overview of Philosophy

What Does it All Mean? by Thomas Nagel

(Drake Memorial Library/Amazon)

"The Irrationality of Natural Life Sentences," by Jennifer Lackey

Northwestern Now, 1 February 2016

Capital Punishment

"A Matter of Degrees," by Michael S. Collins

Harper's Magazine, September 2017

Affirmative Action

"Goodbye and Good Luck!" by Gillian Bennett

18 August 2014


A Dialogue on Personal Identity and Immortality, by John Perry

(Drake Memorial Library/Amazon)

Personal Identity

Racial Integration

"In Defense of Anger," by Amia Srinivasan

BBC Radio 4's Four Thought, 27 August 2014

Eating Meat

"The Ethics of Eating Meat" by David Sobel

(Philosophic Exchange, originally presented at Brockport's Center for Philosophic Exchange)