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Sextus Empiricus: Outlines of Pyrrhonism, Adversus Mathematicos.

Nicolaus Cusanus: On Learned Ignorance, The Vision of God.

René Descartes: Metaphysical Meditations.

Gottfried Leibniz: Discourse on Metaphysics, Monadology.

David Hume: An Enquiry Concerning Human Understanding, A Treatise of Human Nature.

Arthur Schopenhauer: Studies in Pessimism.

Bertrand Russell: The Problems of Philosophy, A History of Western Philosophy, Why I Am Not a Christian, The Quest for Happiness, Religion and Science, Mysticism and Logic, Essays on education, The Autobiography of Bertrand Russell.

Ludwig Wittgenstein: Tractatus Logico Philosophicus, A Lecture on Ethics, On Certainty, Remarks on Color.

Rudolf Carnap: The Elimination of Metaphysics Through Logical Analysis of Language.

Martin Gardner: The Whys of a Philosophical Scrivener.

Leszek Kolakowski: Husserl and the Search for Certitude, The Presence of Myth, Horror Metaphysicus, If There is No God..., Is God happy?
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Favourite quotations “The truly apocalyptic view of the world is that things do not repeat themselves. It isn’t absurd, e.g., to believe that the age of science and technology is the beginning of the end for humanity; that the idea of great progress is delusion, along with the idea that the truth will ultimately be known; that there is nothing good or desirable about scientific knowledge and that mankind, in seeking it, is falling into a trap. It is by no means obvious that this is not how things are.” Ludwig Wittgenstein