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The philosophy of science concerns itself with fundamental questions related to science, such as what is - and is not - science, the reliability of scientific theories, and the purpose of the scientific enterprise. The PhilSci-Archive archive, hosted by the University Library System of the University of Pittsburgh, is an electronic collection devoted to the rapid dissemination of contemporary...

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...
Humanities: The Magazine of the National Endowment for the Humanities

What's the National Endowment for the Humanities up to these days? Plenty, of course, and its Humanities magazine provides plenty of information on such matters. The Recent Favorites are a great place to start, containing links to articles from the magazine, such as "The Trail of Hannah Arendt" and "The Otherworldly Malamud.” Moving along, visitors can delve into the Classics, which include some...
Boston College Center for International Higher Education

Under the direction of Philip G. Altbach, the Boston College Center for International Higher Education functions as a clearinghouse of material on the changing nature and form of higher education. Much of the center's focus revolves around creating dialogue and cooperation among academic institutions in the industrialized nations and those in the developing countries of the Third World. From the...
PBS: The Question of God

PBS may not have cornered the entire market on thoughtful and intelligent television programming, but they certainly have garnered the lion's share of this type of material. One of the network's most recent programs (and this website which accompanies it), The Question of God, is certainly proof positive of this fact. The four-hour series (based on a popular Harvard course taught by Dr. Armand...
UNESCO: Social and Human Sciences

The United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) has five specialized sectors, and one of them happens to be dedicated to examining the social and human sciences. Within this broad heading, this sector examines a number of key themes, including ethics, human rights, philosophy, and social transformations. The well-designed homepage allows visitors easy access to the...
Markkula Center for Applied Ethics

Based at Santa Clara University, the Markkula Center for Applied Ethics concerns itself primarily with investigating such topics as character education, global leadership, business ethics, and health care ethics. From the Center's homepage, visitors can peruse many of these topics, and also locate useful teaching resources that will be of use to those who hope to incorporate some of these themes...
The Journal of Philosophy, Science & Law

The intersection between the fields of philosophy, science, and law is a complex one, and a number of scholars continue to be intimately concerned with exploring the many aspects of the interactions among these disciplines. The Journal of Philosophy, Science & Law is a publication that is dedicated to examining such questions, and has done so since its inception in 2001. Edited by Dr. Jason...
Carnegie Council on Ethics and International Affairs

Established in 1914, the Carnegie Council on Ethics and International Affairs was created by the noted philanthropist Andrew Carnegie with the lofty and admirable goal of working towards world peace. Today the Council continues to be a well-known forum for research and education in a number of areas, including ethics and international policy. On their homepage, visitors can learn about some of...
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