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Postmodernism and its Critics

This site was created by Shannon Weiss and Karla Wesley as an assignment for a Spring 1997 Social Anthropology course at the University of Alabama. For a subject that often leaves students cold, these students have done an excellent job summarizing the key concepts, figures, and methodologies of postmodernism; instructors would do well to point their own students to this page. The site briefly...
Philosophy Research Base

Danne Polk, an instructor in the Department of Philosophy at Villanova University, has meticulously compiled and annotated the numerous resources in the Philosophy Research Base. This extensive metasite emphasizes the work of western continental philosophers but also includes diverse sections on subjects such as British and American philosophy, non-western philosophy, environmental philosophy,...
The Paideia Project

Although the Twentieth World Congress of Philosophy was held in August 1998, this online archive of contributed papers has continued to evolve, adding both new papers and sections on an almost weekly basis. At time of review, the archive contained some 634 papers, searchable by keyword or browseable by over 40 subject categories. The full texts of the papers are offered in HTML format, prefaced by...
D. Anthony Storm's Site on Kierkegaard

Created and maintained by D. Anthony Storm, a Web designer by trade but philosophy scholar at heart, this attractive and informative site on the nineteenth century existentialist philosopher Soren Aabye Kierkegaard makes use of both interests. The heart of the site is a collection of commentaries on all of Kierkegaard's works, browseable via a collection of abstracts or directly by the title of...
Internet Encyclopedia of Philosophy: Logical Paradoxes

For those who believe the Web fosters only barely mindful surfing, we offer the following site as counterargument. Not to be confused with fallacies are paradoxes: "a puzzling conclusion we seem to be driven towards by our reasoning, but which is highly counterintuitive, nevertheless" -- also known as brainteasers for logicians. The Internet Encyclopedia of Philosophy (see the August 14, 1998 ...
A Dictionary of Philosophical Terms and Names

Philosophy is at times considered inaccessible to many individuals, and some people have a distinct aversion to the entire subject. Garth Kemerling, who holds a PhD in philosophy from the University of Iowa, has done a fine job of offering a remedy to this problem by creating this online dictionary of philosophical terms and names. While Mr. Kemerling makes it clear that not every single...
American Transcendentalism Web

Maintained by Professor Ann Woodlief at Virginia Commonwealth University, this site was created to serve as a gathering place for information and primary documents about the transcendentalist movement in American literature and philosophy during the 19th century. Along with profiles of some of the main persons associated with the movement, including Ralph Waldo Emerson and Margaret Fuller, the...
Philosophy Since the Enlightenment

Clearly written and coherently presented, Philosophy Since the Enlightenment offers an accessible overview of the last 350 years of Western philosophy. Roger Jones, a philosophy instructor at the Working Men's College in London, originally developed this Website as a study guide for "adult students learning about philosophy for the first time." Philosophy Since the Enlightenment contains sections...

Utilizing technology generated by the University of Southampton, Cogprints is an electronic archive for self-archive papers in a number of scientific areas of study. Some of these areas include psychology, neuroscience, linguistics, numerous areas of computer science, philosophy, biology, anthropology, and several others. Currently, the archive contains over 1200 papers ranging from 1950 to 2004....
American Philosophical Society

Started in 1743 by no less of an Enlightenment personage than Benjamin Franklin, the American Philosophical Society (APS) has played an important role in American cultural and intellectual life for over 250 years. The APS "promotes useful knowledge in the sciences and humanities through excellence in scholarly research, professional meetings, publications, library resources, and community...
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