For no particular reason, it seems useful to include some lists of recommended readings and/or viewings. Their content will be obvious from the name of the list.
These may change as more is read, or as my mood changes.
Books that should be read again
there is so much to read
Dream of Reason: A History of Western Philosophy from the Greeks to the Renaissance,
by Anthony Gottlieb 
Closing of the Western Mind: The Rise of Faith and The Fall of Reason,
by Charles Freeman 
Christianity and Paganism in the Fourth to Eighth Centuries,
by Ramsay MacMullen 
Metaphysical Club: A Story of Ideas in America,
by Louis Menand