None of these readings are required unless otherwise stated. Faculty of Philosophy requested that 40 per cent of authors on lists are women Swift, A. ... Wolff, J. Philosophy Reading List Some suggestions for those intending to read philosophy and/or beginning a philosophy course. The breakdown for year one of philosophy is as follows: Michaelmas (term one): Logic and Moral Philosophy Smart, Atheism and Theism (London: Blackwell, 1996) Recommended Reading List. Some of the above subjects are compulsory in one or other of the courses containing Philosophy. Introductions to Philosophy Julia Annas, Ancient Philosophy: A Very Short Introduction (Oxford University Press, 2000) Simon Blackburn, Think (Oxford University Press, 2001). Oxford University will 'feminise' its philosophy reading lists to appeal more to women. In addition, each joint course has some philosophy subject or subjects as part of its First Public Examination, normally taken in the first year. Philosophy of Religion (Paper A8) Brian Davies, Introduction to Philosophy of Religion (Oxford, 3rd edition, 2004) Edward Feser, Five Proofs of the Existence of God (San Francisco: Ignatius Press, 2017) John Haldane and J.J.C. Year One Oxford Philosophy Reading List I'm studying Philosophy and Theology at Oxford University, and am sharing the reading lists as I receive them. (2006) An Introduction to Political Philosophy, Oxford: OUP. We’ve put together a recommended reading list for prospective students and for students starting at King's.