Below are a number of links to interesting Internet sites relevant to philosophy. The links are organized by topic. For the most part, I have tried to select the best pages I thought my students would enjoy (or at least find useful).
A next to a link indicates a site aimed more at professional researchers than a curious public.
N.B.: I cannot vouch for the accuracy of the information on the following sites!
Table of Contents
1. Interesting General Philosophy Web Pages
2. Philosophical Organizations
3. Online Reference Works on Philosophy
4. Philosophy Search Engines & Links
5. Guides To Contemporary Philosophy Papers Online
B. VALUE THEORY
1. Theoretical EthicsC. THEORY OF KNOWLEDGE
2. Applied Ethicsa. General3. Political Philosophy
c. Animal Rights
g. Death Penalty
h. Engineering Ethics
i. Environmental Ethics
k. Hallucinogenic Drugs
l. Professional Ethics
n. Sexual Orientation
o. Stem Cell Research
4. Philosophy of Law1. Epistemology
2. Philosophy of Science
D. METAPHYSICS1. GeneralE. HISTORY OF PHILOSOPHY
2. Philosophy of Religion and Atheism
3. Philosophy of Mind
4. Personal Identity
5. Abstract Objects
8. Philosophy Of Language
9. Free Will
3. Existentialism & Phenomenology
5. 20th Century Analytic
6. Web Pages Dedicated To Famous Philosophers In HistoryF. LOGIC & CRITICAL THINKINGa. Links to Sites About Numerous Philosophers
b. Classic Philosophy Texts Online
c. Links Organized by PhilosopherAquinas
Condorcet, Marquis De
La Mettrie, Julien de
Leibniz, Gottfried Wilhelm
Mill, John Stuart
Peirce, C. S.
Tocqueville, Alexis de
1. Philosophy From Around The World
2. Information About Philosophy Departments3. The Philosopher's Song (Monty Python)
4. (Attempts at) Philosophical Humor
5. University Of Louisiana at Lafayette Philosophy Department
1. Fun General Philosophy Web PagesThe Philosopher's Magazine
Zeno's Coffeehouse (Puzzles and Paradoxes)
Philosophy Talk - radio program with downloadable episodes, with two philosophy professors from Stanford! Excellent productions.
Very Bad Wizards - podcasts on ethics by a philosopher and a psychologist.
2. Philosophical OrganizationsB. VALUE THEORY
The American Philosophical Association
American Association of Philosophy Teachers
Ancient Philosophy Society
3. Online Reference Works on Philosophy
The Stanford Encyclopedia of Philosophy4. Philosophy Search Engines & Links
The Internet Encyclopedia of Philosophy
The Meta-Encyclopedia of Philosophy - compare entries from various online encyclopedias.
A Dictionary of Philosophical Terms and Names
5. Guides To Contemporary Philosophy Papers Online
Philosophy Around The Web
The Philosophy Research Base
Research Institute for the Humanities - Philosophy Page - contains an especially extensive set of links to sites devoted to particular philosophers.
philpapers - a large database of philosophy papers.
The Paideia Project - Contains hundreds of philosophy papers online from the 20th World Congress of Philosophy.
Research Seminar on Language and Philosophy of Mind - contains several papers by some of the top people in the field.
Front for the Mathematics Archive - Logic - contains papers in logic.
The Logic Group Preprint Series
Philosophy of Language Links - online papers in philosophy of language!
The Epistemology Research Guide
1. Theoretical EthicsEthics Updates
Utilitarian.org - a site devoted to Utilitarianism!
A Practical Guide to Ethical Theory - by Richard Field
2. Applied Ethics
a. GeneralEthics Updates - contains an enormous amount of information on philosophical approaches to applied ethics, including pages on virtually all the topics listed below. A "must see"!b. Abortion
Applied Ethics Resources On The Web
Markkula Center for Applied Ethics
Contains numerous articles in various areas of applied ethics.
Psychological Aspects of Human Sexuality - pro and con links to numerous ethical issues regarding sexuality
ACLU Home Page - contains a wide array of information re: civil rights issues.
ReligiousTolerance.org - an excellent source of information on both sides of moral issues. See the Hot Topics sections.
National Right To Lifec. Animal Rights
National Abortion Rights Action League
ACLU page on reproductive rights - access to numerous links and legal information.
Abortionfacts.com - arguments from an anti-abortion perspective
The Alan Guttmacher Institute - articles from their journals and other resources are avaliable online.
CDC - Surveillance and Research on Abortion - govt. statistics
"Partial Birth Abortions" - info. on both sides of the issue.
Ethics Updates page on abortion - papers and other resources
Links to some pro-life articles by philosophers
FarmSanctuary.org - pro-animal rightsd. Bioethics
Animal Rights Library - a large collection of classic and contemporary philosophy articles
People For The Ethical Treatment Of Animals (PETA)
Foundation For Biomedical Research (Pro-animal use)
Animal Welfare Information Center - govt. agency provides lots of information
Animal Research - Lots of Info.
Humane Society of the United States - a useful resource!
About.com's Animal Rights section
Bioethics.nete. CensorshipNational Coalition Against Censorshipf. Cloning
Index on Censorship - online magazine devoted to censorship
Most Frequently Challenged Books
HRF Pros and Cons of Cloningg. Death Penalty
"The Case Against The Death Penalty" by Hugo Adam Bedauh. Engineering Ethics
ACLU Page (Anti-Death Penalty)
Death Penalty Information Center
Bureau of Justice Statistics Capital Punishment Page - government stat.s re: the death penalty in the U.S.The Online Ethics Center For Engineering And Sciencei. Environmental EthicsInternational Society For Environmental Ethics
j. EuthanasiaERGO (Pro-Euthanasia Site)
Euthanasia.com (Anti-Euthanasia Site)
Assisted Suicide: The Philosopher's Briefk. Hallucinogenic DrugsWritten by six of the best moral philosophers of the 20th century (Ronald Dworkin, Judith Jarvis Thomson, Robert Nozick, Thomas Nagel, John Rawls and Thomas Scanlon), this article was filed as an amicus curiae brief with the Supreme Court.Patient's Rights Council - opposed to euthanasia
Drug Policy Alliance (pro-legalization)l. Professional Ethics
Stop The Drug War (pro-legalization)
National Institute on Drug Abuse (government agency)
Office of National Drug Control Policy (government agency)
Drug Watch International - (anti-legalization)
National Drug Strategy Network
National Families In Action (anti-legalization)
Web of Addictions (anti-legalization)
NORML - group favors legalization of marijuana - site contains lots of info.
Business Ethics Resources on the WWW
Institute For Global EthicsC. THEORY OF KNOWLEDGE3. Political PhilosophyLopsiderm. Prostitution
Ethics Operationalized - practical advice for the workplace.
Prostitute's Education Networkn. Sexual Orientation
Report of the San Francisco Task Force On Prostitution
Prostitution Research and Education
(1) Generalo. Stem Cell ResearchLesbian and Gay Rights (ACLU)(2) Same-Sex Marriages
Human Rights Campaign - offers current information about political figures' gay rights record as well as statistics and arguments.
Family Research Council - against homosexuality
Lambda Legal Defense and Education Fund - gay rights organization
Sexual Orientation: Science, Education and Policy - contains a number of articles by psychologist Gregory Herek.
American Psychological Association Q & A
Pew Forum on Gay Marriage(3) Health Issues
Same-Sex Marriages - info. on both sides
Gay Marriage: Pros and Cons
HIV Insite - Includes an extensive online textbook about AIDS.
(4) Conversion "Therapy"
NARTH Home Page (pro-conversion therapy - contains lots of articles)
2009 APA Report
Herek's page on Conversion Therapy
Religioustolerance.org provides extensive discussion of both sides of the conversion therapy issue.
Stem Cell Information - from the National Institutes of Health
Stem Cell Research News - a newsletter devoted to all aspects of stem cell research
Do No Harm - opposing use of stem cells
Article from Harvard Health Policy Review - gives an overview of the issues
AMA Page on stem-cell research
Center for Bioethics and Human Dignity - opposes use of stem cells
Political Philosophy Internet Resources
1. Epistemology2. Philosophy of ScienceThe Epistemology Research Guide by Keith Korcz
The Epistemology Page by Keith DeRose
The Philosophy of Science Association
Understanding ScienceKelley Ross' papers On Philosophy Of Science
The Karl Popper Web
D. METAPHYSICS1. General
What Is Metaphysics?2. Philosophy of Religion & Atheism
Beyond Experience - A complete introductory metaphysics textbook by a well respected figure in the field available online free!
(a) General Philosophy of Religion
Papers on-line by Alvin Plantinga, Peter van Inwagen and John Martin Fischer.
Philosophy of Religion Info page - an on-line guide to issues in Philosophy of Religion and recommended books.
William Lane Craig's home page contains numerous pro-theistic articles he has written, and transcripts of debates.
The Secular Web - includes a huge on-line library.
Pro-Christian Philosophy From Leadership University - lots of on-line articles.
World Union of Deists
Peter Kreeft - a Christian Apologetics site, includes some clearly laid out arguments.
Ars Disputandi - an on-line journal of philosophy of religion.
The Copleston-Russell Debate on the existence of God.
(b) Humanist & Atheist OrganizationsAmerican Humanist Association
The Council For Secular HumanismCorliss Lamont Website(c) Creationism and Evolution
Biblical America Resistance Front (BARF)
Freethought DebaterScience and Creationism: A View From the National Academy of Sciences - a terrific resource!
The Talk Origins Archive - a huge amount of information!
The Institute For Creation Research
Answers In Genesis - many articles from their Creation magazine are available online.
No Answers In Genesis
The Human Behavior and Evolution Society
Lots of great links!
Intelligent Design? A Special Report from Natural History Magazine - presents brief articles by creationists along with rebuttals.
Creation Research Society
Darwinism: Science or Philosophy? - papers from a symposium
National Center For Science Education - contains online pamphlets arguing against creationism as well as updates on current legal battles to get creationism taught in schools.
Understanding Evolution - very accessible discussion of evolution.
American Association for the Advancement of Science Evolution Page
Information about the International Flat Earth Society.E. HISTORY OF PHILOSOPHY(d) Psychology of Religion3. Philosophy of MindPsychology of Religion Page(e) Religious ResourcesReligiousTolerance.org - information about many religions and religious issues(f) Biblical Criticism
The Catholic Encyclopedia - the 1908 edition online, dated but still contains lots of useful material!
Southern Baptist Convention website
Orthodox Jewish website
Theology Library - links organized by topic covering many religious traditions
The Jesus Seminar Home Page - as discussed in class - the site is under construction, but contains some useful links.
The Skeptic's Annotated Bible - an online Bible with skeptical commentary.
Biblical Archeology Society - includes a few selected on-line papers from its publications.
TC: A Journal of Biblical Textual Criticism - articles on-line.
NT Gateway - a huge set of links devoted to the New Testament - includes many on-line papers!
The Bible and Interpretation
(g) MiscellaneousShroud Of Turin Website
Religioustolerance.org provides a huge array of information regarding different religions, their stances on various moral issues, etc.
Religion-Online.org - a huge collection of texts
Virtual Religion Index provides a detailed organization of links to sites relevant to religion.
The Dictionary of Philosophy of Mind4. Personal Identity
A History of the Mind-Body Problem from Descartes to James
On-Line Papers on Personal Identity5. Abstract Objects
The Metaphysics Research Lab
6. OntologyBuffalo Ontology Links Site7. Causation
Ontology - A Resource Guide for Philosophers
8. Philosophy Of LanguagePhilosophy of Language Links - online papers in philosophy of language!9. Free Will
The Ultimate Wittgenstein On Rules And Private Language
The Determinism and Freedom Philosophy Website - excellent set of resources by Ted Honderich
Papers on free will available online
Lecture notes on free will and determinism by Norman Swartz
1. Ancient PhilosophyThe Philosophy Garden (Epicurus and Lucretius)2. Modern Philosophy
Plato and his Dialogues
3. Existentialism & Phenomenology
The European Enlightenment
The West: Enlightenment to Present - extensive materials for a history course.
Early Modern Texts - in new translations.
4. PragmatismPragmatism Cybrary
5. 20th Century AnalyticHist-Analytic - contains links to numerous articles and other resources.
6. Web Pages Dedicated To Famous Philosophers In History
a. Links to Sites About Numerous Philosophers
History of Philosophy Without Any Gaps - all in webcast form!
Kemmerling's Philosophers Page
Guide to the World's Philosophers
b. Classic Philosophy Texts Online
The Online Books Page (Philosophy)
The Internet Classics ArchiveThe Perseus Project - specializes in ancient philosophy.c. Links Organized by Philosopher
Early Modern Texts - with modernized language for easier reading!
Thomas Instituut Te UtrechtAristotle's Political Philosophy PageJeremy Bentham
Kemmerling's Aristotle page
The Bentham ProjectGeorge BerkeleyInternational Berkeley SocietyCondorcet, Marquis de
Condorcet As Mathematician
Descartes and the Legacy of Mind-Body DualismGottlob FregeThomas HobbesHobbes Texts OnlineDavid HumeThe Hume SocietyWilliam James
The Leeds Hume Project
Dr. Korcz's Hume on the Web
William JamesImmanuel KantKant On The Web (Steven Palmquist's site)
G. J. Mattey's Kant Lexicon
Julien Offray de LaMettrieSome Texts By and About LaMettrieLeibniz, Gottfried WilhelmWadsworth Leibniz PageLocke, John
Leibniz the Mathematician
John Locke Resources - with lots of additional info.
The Marx/Engels Internet Archive (texts online)Marin MersenneMarin Mersenne PageJohn Stuart Mill
John Stuart MillFriedrich Nietzsche
Mill from Victorian Web - lots of info.!
The Perspectives of Nietzsche
Nietzsche Source - all of his works and estate documents, letters, notebooks and all, and searchable! In German.
F. LOGICC. S. PeirceCharles S. Peirce StudiesPlatoThe Last Days of Socrates - a site designed to help students read Plato.Joseph Priestley
Joseph Priestley's House
The King of Serendipity!
The Reid Society
Bertrand RussellBertrand Russell ArchivesBaruch Spinoza
The Bertrand Russell SocietyStudia Spinoza - lots of links and works online!Alexis de TocquevilleDemocracy In AmericaLudwig WittgensteinLinks to Several Papers About Wittgenstein
The Wittgenstein Archives
a. Informal Logic/Critical Thinking
Critical Thinking On The Web - an amazing site!
CSI - Committee for Skeptical Inquiry (formerly CSICOP)
Kemerling's Logic Page
Stephen's Guide to Logical FallaciesInformal Logic - an on-line journal
b. Symbolic LogicLogic Primer - An Online Symbolic Logic Textbook
c. Deviant LogicsFuzzy Logic FAQ
1. Philosophy From Around The WorldAfrican Philosophy ResourcesPolish Philosophy2. Information About Philosophy Departments
Chinese Characters and Culture - contains translations of Tao Te Ching and Analects with detailed explanations of the chinese symbols used in them.The Gourmet ReportThe Gourmet Report is a ranking of the top 50 or so Philosophy Departments around the world, including discussion of their strengths and weaknesses and links to their home pages.Leiter Reports - philosophy blog.
3. The Philosopher's Song (Monty Python) (from YouTube)
4. (Attempts At) Philosophical HumorPhilosopher Action Figures!
The Jean-Paul Sartre Cookbook
The Philosophical Lexicon - for those who know a lot of contemporary philosophers and what they're famous (or infamous) for, compiled by Daniel Dennett.
The Postmodernism Essay Generator - if you ever want to get a paper on postmodernism published, this is a real time saver!
Philosophy Games - provided by the Philosopher's Web Magazine.
Alan Sokal's Hoax
5. UL Lafayette Philosophy Program
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