Bibliography

NOVELS


UNDER PLOWMAN'S FLOOR
Teaneck: Zephyrus Press, 1978.
Paperback edition, Dayton, Cave Books, 2006.

THE RUNNER
Lakemont: Copple House Books, 1981.
Large print edition, Pittsburgh: Bower Hill, 1990.
Paperback edition., Dayton: Cave Books, 2010.
Italian translation: L/​UOMO CHE CORREVA.
Milan: Positive Press, 1999.

NIAGARA
Minneapolis: Coffee House Press, 1993.
Starred review, Publishers Weekly.
Tape edition, San Jose: Redwood Press, 1993.
Option to buy movie rights renewed since 1993.
French translation: LES CHUTES DU NIAGARA.
Paris: Editions Phebus, 1997.
Translation award, Saint-Malo Festival International du Livre, 1997.


CHILDREN'S BOOK


IN THE DARK CAVE, illustrated by Dean Norman.
New York: Star Bright Books, 2005.


BIOGRAPHY


COGITO, ERGO SUM: THE LIFE OF RENE DESCARTES.
Boston: David R. Godine, 2002.
Chosen by the New York Public Library as
"One of 25 Books to Remember from 2002"
Paperback revised second edition: Boston: David R. Godine, 2007.
Spanish translation: DESCARTES: EL FILOSOFO DE LA LUZ.
Barcelona: Vergara, 2003.

TRADE NONFICTION


THE LONGEST CAVE, with Roger W. Brucker.
New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1976.
Selection of the Natural History Book Club.
Second edition, Carbondale: Southern Illinois University Press, 1987.

THE PHILOSOPHER'S DIET: HOW TO LOSE WEIGHT AND CHANGE THE WORLD.
Boston: Atlantic Monthly Press, 1985.
Received AMERICAN HEALTH Top 10 Book Award, 1985.
Paperback edition, Boston: David R. Godine, 1998.
Translated into Portuguese, Spanish, German, Italian, Chinese, Japanese, Korean, Hebrew, and Roumanian.

THE PHILOSOPHER'S JOKE: ESSAYS IN FORM AND CONTENT.
Buffalo: Prometheus Books, 1990.

THE PHILOSOPHER'S DEMISE: LEARNING FRENCH.
Columbia: Uiversity of Missouri Press, 1995.
Paperback edition, Boston: David R. Godine, 2003.
Italian translation: UN FILOSOFO A PARIGI.
Barcelona: Vergara, 2003.

CAVING.
St. Louis: Cave Books, 1994.
French translation: UN PHILOSOPHE SOUS LA TERRE.
Paris: Au Pre de Madame Carle, 1999.


ANTHROPOLOGY


MAN AND NATURE: AN ANTHROPOLOGICAL ESSAY IN HUMAN ECOLOGY,
with Patty Jo Watson.
New York: Harcourt, Brace & World, 1969.


HISTORY OF PHILOSOPHY


THE DOWNFALL OF CARTESIANISM 1673-1712:
A STUDY OF EPISTEMOLOGICAL ISSUES IN LATE SEVENTEENTH CENTURY CARTESIANISM
.
International Archives of the History of Ideas 11.
The Hague: Martinus Nijhoff, 1966.

THE BREAKDOWN OF CARTESIAN METAPHYSICS.
Atlantic Highlands: Humanities Press International, 1987.
Revised edition, Indianapolis: Hackett Publishing Company, 1998.

REPRESENTATIONAL IDEAS FROM PLATO TO PATRICIA CHURCHLAND.
Synthese Library, Volume 250.
Dordrecht: Kluwer Academic Publishers, 1995.

DESCARTES'S BALLET:
HIS DOCTRINE OF THE WILL AND HIS POLITICAL PHILOSOPHY
.
South Bend: St. Augustine's Press, 2007.


GUIDEBOOKS


WRITING PHILOSOPHY: A PROFESSIONAL GUIDE.
Carbondale: Southern Illinois University Press, 1992.

GOOD TEACHING: A GUIDE FOR STUDENTS.
Carbondale: Southern Illinois University Press, 1997.