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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...
Bertrand Russell Archives

Located at McMaster University since 1968, the Bertrand Russell archives holds a large amount of Russell's correspondence, manuscripts, tapes, and photographs. The online version of the archive offers a number of resources of interest to researchers and students in Russell Studies. The highlight of these is BRACERS (Bertrand Russell Archives Catalogue Entry and Retrieval System), a database of...
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...
Ethics Videos on the Web

Given the constant barrage of rather trite material available from most major media outlets, the recent discovery of this fine site is a welcome breath of fresh air. Developed by Professor Lawrence M. Hinman as part of his Ethics Updates site (which has been online since 1994), this part of his main site is dedicated to providing high-quality lectures and discussions from prominent philosophers...
Philosophy Pages

Created and maintained by Garth Kemerling, Professor of Philosophy at Newberry College, this site offers a number of resources for the study of Western Philosophy. The heart of the site is the Dictionary of Philosophical Terms and Names, a concise hyperlinked collection of technical terms and names that occur frequently in the study of philosophy. Other features include a well-organized and...
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...
The Hannah Arendt Papers at the Library of Congress

The American Memory Project has released the new Library of Congress's Manuscript Division collection relating to the life and activities of author and political philosopher Hannah Arendt (1906-1975). Totalling over 25,000 items (about 75,000 digital images), the collection contains "correspondence, articles, lectures, speeches, book manuscripts, transcripts of Adolf Eichmann's trial proceedings,...
The Super-Enlightenment

During the Enlightenment, John Locke, Rene Descartes, Immanuel Kant, and numerous others wrote some of the most influential philosophical texts. This same time period, according to the authors of this digital collection from the Stanford University Libraries, "also witnessed a surprising fascination with ancient mythologies, alchemy, divine arcana, and secret societies." Created by Dan Edelstein...