Fall 2010 Proseminar Links

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Documents, Readings, and Miscellaneous things

Fair Trade

Here is a statement from the founder of a fair-trade endorsing company. No doubt there is bias, but it seems like he has some good things to say- check it out if you want. [http://omanhenecocoa.com/?page_id=378 --Jlacasse 00:02, 30 November 2010 (UTC)

Anthropology and Cognitive Science of Religion

  • Justin Barrett, What is Cognitive Science of Religion and Why is it? [1] (please print)
  • Pascal Boyer, Chapter 1, "What is the Origin?" Religion Explained (handed out in class) Media:Religion Explained What is the Origin.pdf
  • Scott Atran, Chapter 2, "Mindless Agents" In Gods We Trust (handed out in class)
Some bibliographic references on science of religion

Physicalism & Transhumanism

  • David Papineau [2]
  • Transhumanism video.[3]
  • Check out Nick Bostrom's site and the Transhumanism FAQ

Here is another video that I found helpful and interesting. [4] --Jjohnson9 17:50, 9 November 2010 (UTC)

Environmental Philosophy Readings

Resources for Naturalism / Phenomenology Seminar



Resources for Existentialism Seminar

  • Sartre, Existentialism and Human Emotions (Let's make this a baseline text for everyone.)
  • Nietzsche, especially Thus Spake Zarathustra. Scan of chapter on Nietzsche from Kaufman, "Nietzsche"
  • Camus, stories.
  • Usually reference and secondary sources. Good oppotunity to "shelf browse" existentialism: B819 in Foley, but then figures may be in other places.

Resources on Method

Other Docs/Links

Book Group