Books by Colin McGinn

Colin McGinn (born 1950) is a British philosopher at Rutgers University. He is primarily known for promoting the view known as New Mysterianism, which is a view of the Philosophy of mind that states that the human mind is fundamentally incapable of compre


SHAKESPEARE’S PHILOSOPHY by Colin McGinn
NON-FICTION
Released: Dec. 1, 2006

"A slender but substantial offering, with some gaps, for those interested in the ideas of Shakespeare."
The Bard was a naturalistic philosopher—and a psychologist, a gender-bender, an ethicist and moralist and, of course, a genius. Read full book review >
NON-FICTION
Released: Dec. 13, 2005

"McGinn's observations will resonate with thoughtful moviegoers, who will surely annotate the text with their own dream and movie experiences."
A brisk and often scintillating discourse on the striking similarities between dreams and movies. Read full book review >
THE MAKING OF A PHILOSOPHER by Colin McGinn
BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: April 1, 2001

"While not plumbing all the intricacies of the ideas he cites, McGinn succeeds in elucidating their basic outlines and in showing winningly what it's like to be a philosopher 'from the inside.'"
Playful memoir offering an amusing view of academic philosophy's day-to-day tussle, as well as a clear introduction to the author's thought. Read full book review >