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Philosophy websites listed by subject

Classical Philosophical Tradition  

Archimedes of Syracuse
A comprehensive overview of the life and work of Archimedes, including links to resources elsewhere on the Internet. This site is part of the Mac Tutor History of Mathematics archive.

Part of the ILT web site. This page provides biographical information on Aristotle texts.

The Cicero Homepage
This page provides access to Cicero texts, a Cicero chronology, a bibliography, images of Cicero and Cicero's biography (according to Plutarch).

Epicurus and Epicurean Philosophy
This site is aimed at both scholars and others who wish to find out more concerning the 'beliefs of Epicureans, how Epicureanism is related to other Greek philosophies, the history of Epicurus and his school, links to classical Epicurean texts and other resources'.

The Philosophy Garden
This site provides historical and general information on Epicurus, Epicureanism, Democritus, and Lucretius amongst others. Material includes an e-text library, quotations, essential sources, articles of interest, links to related Web sites and discussion forums.

The Philodemus Project
Provides the results of the translations and analysis by the research team studying the writings of the philosopher and poet Philodemus, a follower of Epicurus who summarised nearly three centuries of wisdom on literary matters. His scrolls were excavated from Herculaneum in the eighteenth century after being buried by the Vesuvius eruption in 79 AD.

Plato and His Dialogues
This site provides a comprehensive overview of Plato's life, his main philosophical theories and links to other Web-based Plato resources.

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Individual Philosophers 

Noam Chomsky official website
This site contains the full text to many of Chomsky's major works, complete audio recordings to several important lectures, and numerous articles, interviews and speeches. 

Foucault Pages at CSUN
This site provides a genealogy of Foucault, Foucault discussion lists, links to other Foucault resources, calls for participation for Foucault Scholars and online essays by, about, or influenced by Foucault.

Gottlob Frege
This page is part of the Metaphysics Research Lab site and provides a short biography, a discussion of Frege's advances in logic, a list of his principal works and suggestions for further reading.

Hegel Society of America
This site promotes the 'study of the philosophy of Hegel and Hegelianism, its place within the history of thought, and its relation to social, political, and cultural movements since his time'.

The Hume Society
A site dedicated to 'scholarship on all aspects of Hume's writings'. Members of the society also receive regular copies of the Bulletin of the Hume Society.

Kant on the Web
Claiming to be the most organised and comprehensive listing of resources on Kant, this site includes Etexts, works on and by Kant and lexical aids. There is a comprehensive list of links to other sites organised into categories such as discussion lists, biographies, summaries, and teaching and lecturing resources.

Immanuel Kant
This site provides a comprehensive list of links to a wide variety of resources concerning works on and by Kant in English and German. Links to electronic texts, writings on Kant and miscellaneous resources are presented.

The Project of the Friesian School
The Friesian School seeks to promote the further development of the Critical Philosophy of Immanuel Kant. Describes the aims of the Friesian School and provides links to various topics and essays on a variety of subjects.

Hong Kierkegaard Library
This site is the largest Kierkegaard resource outside of Denmark. Links to his papers, the Kierkegaard Mailing List and other Kierkegaard sites and resources are presented.

International Kierkegaard Information
Societies and Institutions concerned with the life and work of Kierkegaard from all over the world are listed. Current conferences, courses, meetings, calls for papers and other events are included on an event notice board, as are links to other information resources about Kierkegaard. Back copies of the International Kierkegaard Newsletter are available from 1991.

John Locke Room
This site provides a general overview of Locke's ideas and links to Locke materials online.

Nietzsche’s Source
Digital and facsimile versions of the entire Nietzsche corpus in the original German language freely available online.

Bertrand Russell Archives
This site provides information on book catalogues, online catalogues, Russell's writings, the Russell editorial project and quotations.

Bertrand Russell Society
Includes writings by and about Bertrand Russell on the Internet and related Web sites.

Wittgenstein Archives at the University of Bergen
Working papers from The Wittgenstein Archives at the University of Bergen.

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Aesthetics On-Line
The official Web site for the American Society for Aesthetics. The content includes the Journal of Aesthetics and Art Criticism, and the ASA Newsletter. The site includes a searchable database of articles concerning aesthetics, philosophy of art, art theory and art criticism.

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Environment and Ecology  

Environmental Ethics
The Center For Environmental Philosophy is 'dedicated to providing access to Internet resources throughout the world which pertain to or focus on environmental ethics and environmental philosophy'.

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Descartes' Epistemology
From the Stanford Encyclopaedia of Philosophy, a comprehensive collection of information and links concerning Epistemology.

The Epistemology and Learning Group
The Epistemology and Learning Group at the MIT Media Lab explores how new technologies can enable new ways of thinking, learning and designing. Based on a constructionist approach.

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The Ethics Connection
The Markkula Center for Applied Ethics at Santa Clara University aims to create '... strategies to heighten ethical awareness and improve ethical decision making'. There is a comprehensive list of links to many sub-disciplines such as business ethics, medical ethics, environmental ethics, religious perspectives on ethics, ethical theory and much more.

Institute for Global Ethics
An independent organisation 'dedicated to elevating public awareness and promoting the discussion of ethics in a global context' and which focuses on ethical activities in education, the corporate sector and public policy.

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Medical Ethics  

Bioethics Resources on the Web
A resource provided by the US National Institutes of Health, including links to organisation web pages, bibliographies and full-text publications.

The Ethics Side of Suicide
A site which raises questions about whether traditional principles in medical ethics, such as autonomy, best serve patients who are contemplating suicide. The site provides links to other sites dealing with the topics of suicide and euthanasia.

National Reference Center for Bioethics Literature
This is a 'specialised collection of books, journals, newspaper articles, legal materials, regulations, codes, government publications and other relevant documents concerned with issues in biomedical and professional ethics'. It is a research resource for scholars. Subjects covered include an assisted suicide/right to die bibliography, a cloning bibliography, basic resources in bioethics and the Kampelman Collection of Jewish Ethics amongst other resources.

The Presidential Commission for the Study of Bioethical Issues
Created by George W. Bush (November 2001), the Council advises on 'bioethical issues related to advances in biomedical science and technology', and one of its functions is the explore ethical questions relating to such developments. The site provides links to other international ethics sites. 

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History of Philosophy and Ideas  

British Society for the History of Philosophy
The British Society for the History of Philosophy (BSHP) Web site fosters all aspects of the study and teaching of the history of philosophy. This Web site provides information on the aims and activities of the society, its newsletter and conference information.

History of Ancient Philosophy
This site is intended as a guide for students of the history of ancient philosophy, but it is a comprehensive resource for anyone interested in the subject area. Included are lecture notes, links to electronic texts and links to other ancient philosophy resources.

History of Economic Thought
This site provides an overview to thinkers in the history of economic thought, including Marx, Mill, Godwin, Locke, Rousseau and many others.

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Factasia Logic
This comprehensive site examines the nature of symbolic and philosophical logic. Specific content of the site includes the applications of logic, the scope of logic, propositional logic and predicate logics, set theory and other ontologies, and combinators, Lambda-calculi and type systems.

Misson: Critical
Mission: Critical is an interactive, co-operative educational resource that teaches the basic concepts of critical thinking and informal logic, such as induction, deduction and fallacies.

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Philosophy of Language  

From the University of Colorado, this comprehensive and organised site provides extensive information on semiotics including definitions, terms, a brief history, philosophers who have written on semiotics and links to a range of related resources.

Semiotics for Beginners
This page provides an introduction to semiotics, with sections on signs, paradigms, syntagms, syntagmatic analysis, paradigmatic analysis, denotation and connotation, metaphor and metonymy, codes, intertextuality, strengths of semiotic analysis, criticisms of semiotic analysis, DIY semiotic analysis and a suggested reading list.

Sites of Significance for Semiotics
This site provides links to semiotics-related Web pages including periodicals, research groups, resource collections, journals, encyclopaedia and dictionaries, semiotics issues and other resources.

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Philosophy of Religion 

Buddhist Studies WWW Virtual Library
This site provides access to Buddhist-related links. An extensive list of religious studies resources is also included. All links are inspected and evaluated by academic staff before being added to this Virtual Library.