Designed for instructors and students to provide updates to current popular and professional literature on ethics, this site is organized under three main topics: ethical theories, applied ethics, and resources. Includes links to classic texts, lectures, and online articles; streaming videos and PowerPoint slides. Among the applied ethics topics are Abortion, Animal Rights, Bioethics and reproductive Technologies, Death Penalty & Punishment, Environmental Ethics, and Euthanasia.
Search for fallacies by name, from the alphabetical index in the left-hand frame, or by type using the Taxonomy of Fallacies link. A typical entry includes other names for the fallacy, type, examples and explanations.
New York University Associate Professor James Pryor presents specific and systematic guidelines for writing a philosophy paper. Covers the main objectives of a philosophy paper as well as outlines, composing drafts, rewriting, grammar, mechanics and anticipating objections.
New York University Associate Professor James Pryor gives helpful hints on how to read a philosophy paper. The contents include: Skim the Article to Find Its Conclusion and Get a Sense of Its Structure; Go Back and Read the Article Carefully; and Evaluate the Author's Argument.
Especially helpful for beginning students, this website contains a 1,000-word dictionary, a survey of the history of Western philosophy, separate pages on major philosophers, and an introduction to logic.
This scholarly encyclopedia is a dynamic, open source reference work from the Metaphysical Research Lab at the Center of the Study of Language and Information at Stanford University. “All entries and substantive updates are refereed by the members of a distinguished Editorial Board before they are made public” (Site).