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Welcome to the Philosophy Proseminar Wiki.  We'll use this space and links from it for a variety of purposes.
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==Main Links==
  
==Philosophy Problems==
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:*[[Proseminar Reading Schedule]]
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:*[[Philosophy Proseminar Basic Course Information]]
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:*[[Weekly Class Work Space for Proseminar Fall 2015]]
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:*[[Fall 2015 Proseminar Browsing Exercise]]
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:*[[The Short Short Guide to Wiki Edits]]  (anonymous login: student / bulldog)
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:*[[Assignment Rubric]]
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:*[http://www.peerceptiv.com Peerceptive]
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:*Google Forms:
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::*[http://goo.gl/forms/w1lMW5qbsa Tell Me]
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::*[http://goo.gl/forms/XVCA7cNt1Y Report your pseudonym]
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::*[http://goo.gl/forms/n3fi7dEDpP Anonymous Preference Voting]
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::*[https://docs.google.com/forms/d/1bUdb1DpG0JVAUtIC5z0tWFTrFs5JBDBYHyA_pU8TsxA/viewform?usp=send_form Small Group Discussion Report]
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::*[https://docs.google.com/forms/d/1Upgg3gSXQ4LSnB1kLKtMp68qmCN9ZEzRLLJdBHsNR3A/viewform?usp=send_form Short Objective Quiz]
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::*[http://goo.gl/forms/KdUwv5FPL3 Short Critical Response]
  
*[[Philosophy Problems]]
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:*[[2015 Fall Proseminar Student Introductions]]
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==Documents, Readings, and Miscellaneous things==
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===Resources on Method===
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:*[[Philosophy Proseminar Instructional Notes on Method]]
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:*[[Philosophical Methods | General List of Philosophical Methods]]
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:*[[Philosophical Methods for Philosophy Majors]]
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:*[[Philosophy Proseminar Methods Test Study Guide]]
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:*Text for Methods Text Reconstruction:  Bring a 1-1 1/2 page typed reconstruction of Singer, Chapter 9 "Altruism and Happiness" [[Media:Singer_The_Most_Good_Ch._9_Altruism_and_Happiness.pdf]]
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:*[http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Philosophical_method Wikipedia Article on Philosophical Method] (Dempsey)
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===Research Resources===
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:*Of course, Wikipedia!
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:* Stanford Encyclopedia of Philosophy [http://plato.stanford.edu/]
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:* Internet Encyclopedia of Philosophy [http://www.iep.utm.edu/]
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:* Routledge Encyclopedia of Philosopy, on Foley site [http://www.rep.routledge.com/?authstatuscode=200]
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:* Philosopher's Index, on Foley site [http://web.ebscohost.com/ehost/search/advanced?sid=d187fbc6-42c4-4da1-9b38-a7e236703445%40sessionmgr4&vid=1&hid=12]
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:* Google Scholar [http://scholar.google.com/]
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:* Perseus Collections Text [http://www.perseus.tufts.edu/hopper/collections?redirect=true]
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===Other Docs/Links===
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* [[http://alfino.org/PostmodernMeaningTruth.pptx Powerpoint]] and [[http://alfino.org/AlfinoPmodTalk.mp3 Audio]] for "What Can We Learn from Postmodern Theories of Meaning and Truth?," talk, Gonzaga University, March 27, 2012.
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====Philosophy mags, blogs, and other browsing====
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:*Cafe Philosophy: [http://cafephilosophy.co.nz/]
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:*Philosophy Now [http://www.philosophynow.org]
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:*Philosopher's Magazine [http://www.philosophersnet.com/]
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:*The Stone.  The New York Times has a regular column, "The Stone," on philosophical topics [http://opinionator.blogs.nytimes.com/category/the-stone/#] 
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:*Two favorite browsing sites, though not exclusively philosophical: Arts and Letters Daily [http://www.aldaily.com/] and Three Quarks [http://www.3quarksdaily.com/]
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:*False Belief Test [http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8hLubgpY2_w]
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*Here is the publication The Speculative Turn, for more reading on Speculative Philosophy. The editor's introduction gives a concise introduction to speculative thinking thus far. [http://www.re-press.org/book-files/OA_Version_Speculative_Turn_9780980668346.pdf]
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====Philosophy Profession====
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:*Philosophy News on job placements for new Ph.D.s [http://www.philosophynews.com/post/2013/10/02/Will-I-get-a-Job-Graduate-School-Philosophy-Placement-Records.aspx]. Data from GU's MA program: [http://www.gonzaga.edu/Academics/Colleges-and-Schools/College-of-Arts-and-Sciences/Majors-Programs/Philosophy/Graduate-Program/Placement.asp]
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:*PhilEvents is a website that lists conferences and calls for papers:  http://philevents.org/
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===Topics===
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:*As a follow up to our science class, you might find this essay by Steven Weinberg relevant. [http://www.nybooks.com/articles/archives/1999/oct/21/a-designer-universe/?pagination=false]
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:*[http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Philo Philo of Alexandria]
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:*[http://xkcd.com/876/ We can't send a search and rescue team into Plato's cave.]
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:*[http://philosophybites.libsyn.com/index.php?post_id=242858 David Papineau on Physicalism, Philosophy Bytes]
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:*[http://www.rep.routledge.com/article/DC043SECT4 Summary of William James' approach to religious belief]
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:*[http://plato.stanford.edu/entries/kant-hume-morality/ Stanford Encyclopedia of Philosophy comparing Hume and Kant]
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:*Check out Philosophy magazine, full text through Foley.  You can have them send you an email when a new issue comes out.  This link might work [http://journals.cambridge.org/action/displayJournal?jid=PHI] or go through Foley, periodicals link, "philosophy" then click link to full text holding.
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We'll follow the exchange on naturalism, which begins with this article [http://opinionator.blogs.nytimes.com/2011/09/17/why-i-am-a-naturalist/].
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:*Check out "Philosophy Talk" a long running podcast on different topics in philosophy today.
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:*Books to consider for book groups:  Logicomix, All things Shining, The Really Hard Problem, NEW: The World Outside Your Head.
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:*Fora TV, a great resource for debates and scientific talks, similar to Ted talks.[http://fora.tv/]
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:*Relativism, ethnocentric issues highlighted in bizarre African documentary on Austrian customs.  [http://thesocietypages.org/socimages/2011/09/07/uncovering-the-secrets-of-dark-mysterious-austria/]
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:*Video for the Trolley Problem [http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6WB3Q5EF4Sg]
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:*[[Info about the Film and Philosophy conference]]
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:*First episode of Michael Sandel's video series "Justice." Reminds me of an Ethics class with a political and real world emphasis. [http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=kBdfcR-8hEY&feature=relmfu]
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:*Randy Mayes has collected some short philosophy video to go along with his intro class.  I recommend sampling some of these for topics and position papers.  [http://sites.google.com/site/grandolphmayes/schedule-philosophy-006]
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:*Anyone interested in classical philosophers and want their original texts would be interested in this site [http://www.perseus.tufts.edu/hopper/collection?collection=Perseus:collection:Greco-Roman] I've used it to look up ''The Meno,'' but I'm assuming more stuff is on here.
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:*3 minute philosophy!!! [http://www.youtube.com/user/CollegeBinary]
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:*Free Yale Philosophy class called "Death" [http://oyc.yale.edu/philosophy]
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:*Squashed Philosophy [http://www.btinternet.com/~glynhughes/squashed/index.htm] -- a summary of many different works. Great if you need to get an idea of what's what.
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:*Interactive Greek Philosophy Timeline [http://www.wadsworth.com/philosophy_d/special_features/timeline/ptimeline.html] [[User:Creeder|Creeder]] 02:46, 6 September 2011 (UTC)
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:*Monty Python's World Philosophy Cup [http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=92vV3QGagck&feature=player_embedded]
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:*Now this is a satire, but relevant to our readings by Singer.  Jonathan Swift's A Modest Proposal  [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/A_Modest_Proposal] (Ethan)
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:*Teaching ethics to inmates, you may be surprised what you read. [http://www.washingtonpost.com/local/education/college-students-philosophy-program-brings-plato-and-buddha-to-a-md-prison/2011/08/26/gIQAq89QuJ_story.html?wpisrc=emailtoafriend]
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:*TED Philosophy Videos [http://www.ted.com/index.php/talks/tags/id/184]
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:*Philosophy of Food Project [http://www.food.unt.edu/philfood/]
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:*This issue of the AAUP's journal on academic freedom focuses on the Steven Salaida case.[http://www.aaup.org/reports-publications/journal-academic-freedom/volume-6]
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:*Link to an article about the background and significance of Gilles Deleuze in preparation for the readings for September 9 [http://plato.stanford.edu/entries/deleuze/]
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:*Example of an extended philosophy bibliography.  [http://www.food.unt.edu/bibliography/ Kaplan's Food Bibliography]
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:*Soylent [https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=t8NCigh54jg]
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:*French Farmer Protests [http://www.theatlantic.com/infocus/2014/11/french-farmers-grow-angry/100847/]
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:*Moral Psych piece.[http://arstechnica.com/science/2014/10/are-mornings-for-morality-night-owls-might-disagree/?mbid=synd_msntech_social]
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===Timelines===
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:*Timeline Examples:
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::*Anarchism [http://timeglider.com/app/viewer.php?uid=line_1a86a5cd6753ea79b8ff9159541fde90]
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::*Existentialism [http://www.tiki-toki.com/timeline/entry/18173/The-History-of-Existentialism/]

Latest revision as of 22:12, 17 November 2015

Main Links

Documents, Readings, and Miscellaneous things

Resources on Method

Research Resources

  • Of course, Wikipedia!
  • Stanford Encyclopedia of Philosophy [1]
  • Internet Encyclopedia of Philosophy [2]
  • Routledge Encyclopedia of Philosopy, on Foley site [3]
  • Philosopher's Index, on Foley site [4]
  • Google Scholar [5]
  • Perseus Collections Text [6]

Other Docs/Links

  • [Powerpoint] and [Audio] for "What Can We Learn from Postmodern Theories of Meaning and Truth?," talk, Gonzaga University, March 27, 2012.

Philosophy mags, blogs, and other browsing

  • Cafe Philosophy: [7]
  • Philosophy Now [8]
  • Philosopher's Magazine [9]
  • The Stone. The New York Times has a regular column, "The Stone," on philosophical topics [10]
  • Two favorite browsing sites, though not exclusively philosophical: Arts and Letters Daily [11] and Three Quarks [12]
  • False Belief Test [13]
  • Here is the publication The Speculative Turn, for more reading on Speculative Philosophy. The editor's introduction gives a concise introduction to speculative thinking thus far. [14]

Philosophy Profession

  • Philosophy News on job placements for new Ph.D.s [15]. Data from GU's MA program: [16]
  • PhilEvents is a website that lists conferences and calls for papers: http://philevents.org/

Topics

  • As a follow up to our science class, you might find this essay by Steven Weinberg relevant. [17]

We'll follow the exchange on naturalism, which begins with this article [19].

  • Check out "Philosophy Talk" a long running podcast on different topics in philosophy today.
  • Books to consider for book groups: Logicomix, All things Shining, The Really Hard Problem, NEW: The World Outside Your Head.
  • Fora TV, a great resource for debates and scientific talks, similar to Ted talks.[20]
  • Relativism, ethnocentric issues highlighted in bizarre African documentary on Austrian customs. [21]
  • Video for the Trolley Problem [22]
  • Info about the Film and Philosophy conference
  • First episode of Michael Sandel's video series "Justice." Reminds me of an Ethics class with a political and real world emphasis. [23]
  • Randy Mayes has collected some short philosophy video to go along with his intro class. I recommend sampling some of these for topics and position papers. [24]
  • Anyone interested in classical philosophers and want their original texts would be interested in this site [25] I've used it to look up The Meno, but I'm assuming more stuff is on here.
  • 3 minute philosophy!!! [26]
  • Free Yale Philosophy class called "Death" [27]
  • Squashed Philosophy [28] -- a summary of many different works. Great if you need to get an idea of what's what.
  • Interactive Greek Philosophy Timeline [29] Creeder 02:46, 6 September 2011 (UTC)
  • Monty Python's World Philosophy Cup [30]
  • Now this is a satire, but relevant to our readings by Singer. Jonathan Swift's A Modest Proposal [31] (Ethan)
  • Teaching ethics to inmates, you may be surprised what you read. [32]
  • TED Philosophy Videos [33]
  • Philosophy of Food Project [34]
  • This issue of the AAUP's journal on academic freedom focuses on the Steven Salaida case.[35]
  • Link to an article about the background and significance of Gilles Deleuze in preparation for the readings for September 9 [36]
  • Example of an extended philosophy bibliography. Kaplan's Food Bibliography
  • Soylent [37]
  • French Farmer Protests [38]
  • Moral Psych piece.[39]


Timelines

  • Timeline Examples: