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Behavior OnlineFor behavioral science professionals.
Association for Psychological ScienceMany resources and links to psychology topics - see especially "We're Only Human..."
Psych LabClassroom demonstrations for the psychology teacher.
Preprints by Daniel DennettWorks by a contemporary William James-like psychologist.
Chicken Wire Mother"This is about an experiment performed in 1966 by Harry Harlow, in which several rhesus monkeys had some very bad days."
human-nature.com"Disciplines relevant to the understanding of human nature, e.g., particular human sciences, narrative psychology, including historical and philosophical approaches."
Personality Theories"This is an electronic textbook ("e-text") created for undergraduate and graduate courses in Personality Theories."
Classics in the History of PsychologyMaterials for History of Psychology
Mind and Body: RenÚ Descartes to William JamesPhilosophical background of the mind-body problem
Personality: Character and Temperament"Keirsey Temperament Sorter and Temperament Theory"
The Emerging Mind"Series of Reith Lectures given by V. S. Ramachandran (Director of the Centre for Brain and Cognition, University of California, San Diego) on - The Emerging Mind in 2003" - streaming audio from BBC
Marvin MinskyMarvin Minsky's home page at MIT. "Marvin Minsky has made many contributions to AI, cognitive psychology, mathematics, computational linguistics, robotics, and optics. In recent years he has worked chiefly on imparting to machines the human capacity for commonsense reasoning." Here you will find many papers on AI and related subjects.
Susan BlackmoreSuggests that the problem of consciousness in contemporary psychology is that consciousness in itself is an illusion, which is why we have a problem identifying it, somewhat like seeing a mirage in the desert and wondering where the water is. Interesting writing, although I am not sure she has solved anything, or even claimed to have done so.
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Sociological Tour through CyberspaceFacts like the following: 6 out of 10 American households do not purchase a single book and one-half of American adults never read one.
Sociological ImaginationAn important excerpt from C. Wright Mills' The Sociological Imagination: "What [people]...feel they need...is a quality of mind that will help them to use information and to develop reason in order to achieve lucid summations of what is going on in the world and of what may be happening within themselves."
Max Weber's Home PageThis site is a must for undergraduates studying the work of Max Weber.
American Sociological AssociationThe American Sociological Association (ASA), founded in 1905, is a non-profit membership association dedicated to advancing sociology as a scientific discipline and profession serving the public good.
U.S. Census BureauPopulation and Household Economic Topics from the U.S. Census Bureau
The Institute for Social Research"The Institute for Social Research (ISR) at the University of Michigan is the nation's longest-standing laboratory for interdisciplinary research in the social sciences."
WWW Virtual Library of SociologyThis site contains databases and links to many other sites in the field of sociology.
Yahoo's Sociology IndexYahoo! provides an index of over 300 links from demograpic studies to social psychology and urban studies.
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Internet Encyclopedia of PhilosophyAn excellent collection of articles on philosophy (albeit with lots of typos, doubtless from scanning) - includes many electronic texts
Episteme LinksLinks to philosophy resources
Dictionary of the History of IdeasValuable resource for study of the history of ideas
phillwebb.net"PhillWebb.net consists of two kinds of pages: those devoted to particular periods, approaches, schools and topics of philosophy as well as those devoted to individual thinkers from a given period or associated with a particular approach, school or topic."
Guide to Philosophy on the InternetLarge list of resources for philosophy
Erratic ImpactPhilosophy research database "categorized by history, subject and author. Integrating text resources with the best online resources, this study guide attempts to aid both academic and general interest in all philosophical genres and their related fields."
A Dictionary of Philosophical Terms and NamesA concise guide to technical terms and personal names often encountered in the study of philosophy
Stanford Encyclopedia of PhilosophyA few dozen articles on philosophy - worthwhile to browse - a project slow in coming to maturity.
Philosophy Pages"This site offers helpful information for students of the Western philosophical tradition."
PhilosophyTalk.org"A weekly, one-hour radio series. The hosts' down-to-earth and no-nonsense approach brings the richness of philosophic thought to everyday subjects."
Interview with John SearleStreaming video presentation and text interview with prominent philosopher of mind, John Searle.
Philosophy 320: History of Ancient PhilosophyHome page for a course at the University of Washington - excellent resourses - could do with a bit of a design makeover.
Philosophy Fun & Games!Well done "philosophical jeopardy" and logical and moral dilemma games.
Exploring Plato's DialoguesHTML editions of Plato's dialogues with commentary. Has an interesting organizational schema for Plato's dialogues. Also a comprehensive list of links to free editions of Plato's works in translation and in Greek.
PlatoPlato, biographical sketch, original essays on his thought and legacy
Works of AristotleComplete works
St. AugustineMany links and scholarly resources
St. Thomas Aquinas and Medieval PhilosophyVery thorough treatment - a large hypertext work
The Summa Theologica of St. Thomas AquinasThe complete text in HTML
A Companion to the SummaThe complete text in HTML
Thomas AquinasArticle from the Internet Encyclopedia of Philosophy
The Internet Medieval SourcebookMany resources in medieval studies
Some Texts of Early Modern Philosophy"Here are versions of some classics of early modern philosophy, and a few from the 19th century, prepared with a view to making them easier to read while leaving intact the main arguments, doctrines, and lines of thought."
Descartes' MeditationsThis site provides a trilingual version of the "Meditations on First Philosophy" in English, French and Latin.
Discourse on MethodA web-site devoted to the classic work by Descartes
Mind and Body: RenÚ Descartes to William JamesPhilosophical background of the mind-body problem
Pascal's PENS╔ESClassic, albeit fragmentary work, which presents a defense of Christian belief.
Kant on the WebA web-site devoted to 18th Century German philosopher Immanuel Kant
Kant 's Critique of Pure ReasonE-text available at Project Gutenberg - also available: Critique of Practical Reason, Fundamental Principles of the Metaphysic of Morals
Kant's System of PerspectivesOnline text on Kant
KierkegaardSuperb - both in design and content. It would be wonderful if there were many more web sites with this much original content, designed with this much care. For example, the commentary on SK's Concluding Unscientific Postscript
The S°ren Kierkegaard NewsletterA web-site with articles devoted to the Danish philosopher S°ren Kierkegaard (1813-1855).
Provocations: Spiritual Writings of S°ren Kierkegaard"Provocations contains a little of everything from Kierkegaard's prodigious output, including his wryly humorous attacks on what he calls the 'mediocre shell' of conventional Christianity, his brilliantly pithy parables, his amazing insights on the human condition, and his incisive attempts to dig through the fluff of theological jargon and clear a way for the basics: decisiveness, obedience, passion, and recognition of the truth."
ereignisA web-site devoted to the German philosopher Martin Heidegger
Being ThereA short, albeit well-written, article on the personal side of Martin Heidegger's philosophy.
William JamesA web-site devoted to the American philosopher William James
Does Consciousness Exist?Influential 1904 essay by William James
Max SchelerA web-site devoted to the German philosopher Max Scheler
Understanding the SacredA web-site devoted to the exploration the sacred from the perspective of religious inherence, the experience of the world as inherently sacred. Discussion of James, Durkheim, Otto, Eliade and Douglas.
Martin BuberA web-site devoted to the Jewish philosopher Martin Buber
Two Dogmas of EmpiricismClassic article by Willard Van Orman Quine - Thesis: "Modern empiricism has been conditioned in large part by two dogmas. One is a belief in some fundamental cleavage between truths which are analytic, or grounded in meanings independently of matters of fact and truths which are synthetic, or grounded in fact. The other dogma is reductionism: the belief that each meaningful statement is equivalent to some logical construct upon terms which refer to immediate experience. Both dogmas, I shall argue, are ill founded. One effect of abandoning them is, as we shall see, a blurring of the supposed boundary between speculative metaphysics and natural science. Another effect is a shift toward pragmatism."
Copleston vs. Bertrand RussellThe famous 1948 BBC Radio debate on the existence of God
The Condensed Edition of AJ Ayer's LANGUAGE, TRUTH + LOGICAsserts "that metaphysics was simply nonsense, that questions of value were nonexistent and that philosophers should concern themselves almost solely with language."
The Life and Philosophy of Willard Van Orman Quine"The Harvard philosopher Willard van Orman Quine had the question mark on his typewriter replaced with a logical symbol." An conversation in realaudio.
Rethinking 25 Centuries of Philosophy"Brain Science, George Lakoff says, is overturning twenty-five centuries of Western Philosophy. The most basic philosophical ideas, ideas about truth and beauty, events and causes, mind and self, justice, morality, and what it means to be human, all are under siege today. Cognitive Science, according to Lakoff, is discovering that thought is mostly unconscious, abstract concepts mostly metaphorical, and that the mind is not just in the body, it is of the body; not separate from it, as in the old image of the ghost in the machine." An conversation in realaudio about "Philosophy in the Flesh: The Embodied Mind and Its Challenge to Western Thought by George Lakoff, Mark Johnson."
The Metaphysical Club"More than a hundred years ago, an idea took hold among a group of American Thinkers, an idea that influenced thought in this country for much of the century to follow." An conversation in realaudio.
Gregory BatesonAlthough not strictly speaking a philosopher, but rather a social and biological scientist, much of Bateson's writing has definite philosophical implications. For example, at this site you can find three chapters of his Mind and Nature.
The Philosophers' MagazineReviews, features, interviews, new philosophy and over 200 philosophy links
Philosophy Text CollectionThis collection contains canonical philosophic texts and links to scholarly philosophic organizations.
Swami KrishnanandaAudio & video. "Swami Krishnananda (1922-2001) was a highly respected philosophical writer, especially on metaphysics, psychology and sociology. Swamiji's books are known the world over as excellent presentations of answers to the daily questions that arise in the day-to-day confrontations of a human being."
ConfuciusA brief overview of his thought
Ethics MattersResources for "ethics instructors and their students. It is intended to provide updates on current literature, both popular and professional, that relates to ethics."
Minerva, an Internet Journal of PhilosophyPapers in Philosophy on miscellaneous subjects. Some interesting. Terrible page design - a seven year old could do better.
Malaspina Great Books"This student research database is searchable alphabetically, chronologically, categorically and thematically. The database contains 1021 custom entries or records."
HUMBULSearchable, large collection of high quality links to scholarly resources in the humanities
Alex: A Catalog of Electronic Texts on the InternetMany online texts
Voice of the Shuttle: PhilosophyPhilosophy resources
Fallacy FilesLogical fallacies are errors of reasoning, errors which may be recognized and corrected by prudent thinkers.
Labossiere's Guide to Logical FallaciesExcellent guide to logical fallacies
Mission: Critical"An interactive tutorial for critical thinking, in which you will be introduced to basic concepts through sets of instructions and exercises"
Introduction to Logic Extensive materials from a course in logic at Lander University.
bLogicA web-based logic text "with interactive illustrations. The text itself provides fewer examples and less repetition than you would find in a printed book; the illustrative activities are designed to make up the difference. If you don't interact with the illustrations, you are unlikely to understand the text."
Logic CafeA web-based text in symbolic logic
The Reasoning PageLinks to formal logic resources to resources in rhetoric
The LogicianSome original (and conceptually dense) works in philosophy - not entirely devoted to logic.
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WWW VL History Central CatalogueMany links to historical resources arranged alphabetically by subject and name
TheHistoryNetContains hundreds of articles & images derived from past & current issues of 12 history magazines
Hyperhistory A Synchronoptic History Chart - "a timeline using visual art forms (maps, graphics, colours) in combination with historical information. Its main purpose is to convey a perspective of world historical events, and to enable the reader to hold simultaneously in mind of what was happening in widely separated parts of the earth".
Exploring Ancient World Cultures"An on-line course supplement for students and teachers of the ancient and medieval worlds."
Internet Ancient History SourcebookAn on-line course supplement for students and teachers of the ancient worlds.
Guardian's EgyptExplore ancient Egypt
Perseus Project"The user can read Euripides' Bacchae and examine the depictions of satyrs and maenads in art, or investigate the histories of Herodotus and Thucydides with maps and photographs of the places they mention."
Byzantine Studies PageAn on-line resource for Byzantium
World CulturesCombines the reading and course materials of two World Cultures courses taught using web-based materials
The History ChannelNeat for anyone with a historical bent!
American MemoryPrimary source and archival materials relating to American culture and history - part of the National Digital Library
The Avalon ProjectDocuments in Law, History and Diplomacy
The WestPBS's companion site for "The West," designed as a college-level on-line supplement, it contains extensive resource material
Lewis & Clark Enter the world of Lewis & Clark, courtesy of PBS and General Motors - interesting historical material, well presented.
Early American History MagazineEver wonder what early American history would look like with Net technology?
American Presidents"A Site to Complement C-SPAN's 20th Anniversary Television Series, American Presidents: Life Portraits" - with RealAudio/Video - excellent!
Biography.com15,000 biographies of notable personalities from antiquity to the present
The LabyrinthOnline course materials for teaching medieval studies
The ORB"An academic site, written and maintained by medieval scholars for the benefit of their fellow instructors and serious students."
Internet Modern History Sourcebook"This project is intended to serve the needs of teachers and students in college survey courses in modern European history or modern Western Civilization."
Historical Text ArchiveEvery imaginable historical text online
Mysterious PlacesNice photos, some text, a few links
Ice Mummies of the IncasOnline Nova archeological expedition to Peru
TIMELINE: ANCIENT ROMEProvides a chronological index of the history of Ancient Rome with extensive links to internet resources.
Illustrated History of the Roman Empire"Find information about Roman emperors and leaders by selecting a name from a list. This site also contains a portrait gallery and a pictorial tour of Rome."
Roman-Open Air MuseumA Roman Villa dating from the 1st to the 3rd Century A.D.
NetSerf.orgIndex of all medieval resources available on the Internet
EuroDocsPrimary historical documents of Western Europe
The Great War Society"Encourages discussion, learning, scholarship and independent research on the events surrounding the First World War."
Trenches on the WebInteractive history of World War I
World War II ResourcesLinks to World War II resources - poor design and organization, but links are good nevertheless.
Kaigun: the Japanese Imperial NavyUseful site with lots of text and battle maps.
The Normandy BeachheadExtensive multimedia resource from Encyclopedia Britannica.
Omaha BeachheadNarratives and maps dealing with U. S. military operations in France during D-Day and immediately following actions
DDay-Overlord.comHistory and photographs of the Normandy landing and later actions in Northern France
The Battle of MidwayThe companion web site to National Geographic's TV profile of the Battle and hunt for the wreck of the Yorktown
The Battle of MidwayLinks to information about this major turning point battle of WWII
U.S. Army Center of Military HistoryMany US military historical resources
Military History OnlineA collection of resources on various battles from around the world
GUADALCANAL: THE FIRST OFFENSIVE"This volume attempts to show the contribution of all services to the first victory on the long road to Tokyo."
OKINAWA: THE LAST BATTLE"Written by U. S. Army historians who participated in the Ryukyus campaign as members of a group organized to accompany the American forces to the Ryukyus and secure at first hand the materials for a history of their operations."
Destroyers OnLineDedicated to the small ships of the fleet - the destroyers, destroyer escorts, and frigates.
Naval Historical CenterThe official history program of the Department of the Navy
World War II LinksGood, albeit small, collection of World War II sites
The Churchill CentreDevoted to study of Winston Churchill, his life and times. Beautifully rendered.
Visions of ChinaOnline complement to CNN's series of special reports, live programs, interviews and in-depth features presenting various perspectives of China's history and heritage.
Korean War Photo-documentaryPhotos and comentary
Cold War International History Project"Disseminates new information and perspectives on the history of the Cold War, in particular new findings from previously inaccessible sources on "the other side" -- the former Communist world."
The Cold War MuseumThe Cold War Museum is a non-profit organization dedicated to education, preservation, and research on the global, ideological, and political confrontations between the West and Communist systems.
National Museum of American History"Home page of the National Museum of American History, Smithsonian Institution, Washington, D.C."
Conversations with HistoryRealVideo interviews - very enlightening. "In these lively and unedited interviews, distinguished men and women from all over the world talk about their lives and their work. Interviews span the globe and include discussion of political, economic, military, legal, cultural, and social issues shaping our world." Also you can find these interviews on Google Video
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Myths and LegendsLarge collection of links to sources about myths and legends
Encyclopedia MythicaAn on-line mythology encyclopedia
BULFINCH'S MYTHOLOGYHTML version of one of the great works on mythology
Folklore and Mythology Electronic TextsLarge list of mythological texts
General Folklore and MythologyLarge collection of links to sources about mythology
Folklore and Mythology Electronic TextsFolk and fairy tales from around the world in English translation - see also Germanic Myths, Legends, and Sagas
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The Bible GatewaySearch ten translations (in 12 languages) of the Bible simultaneously - well-done RealAudio readings in some translations. Although this site has been around for years, it has recently undergone a major redesign and added features, like the RealAudio readings.
A Guide to Christian Literature on the Internet"Contains pointers to internet accessible literature related to Classical Christianity (a term coined by C.S. Lewis to describe a theology which affirms the importance of a transforming faith in Christ as God and Savior)"
Christian Classics Ethereal LibraryMore than 200 classic Christian works in HTML (or RTF, TXT, PDF, ZIP formats) like Theologia Germanica, discovered by Martin Luther in 1516, to G. K. Chesterton's wonderful detective story THE MAN WHO WAS THURSDAY
A Christian Classics Ethereal Library MirrorEntire contents of CCEL, when main site is down
World Wide Study BibleMany Bible translations and other resources
Easton's 1897 Bible DictionaryHTML version of this classic Bible dictionary - available as a downloadable zip file (1.2 meg)
The Development of the Canon of the New Testament"This survey covers ... how the Church selected certain writings as authoritative and separated them from a larger body of early Christian literature."
The Ecole InitiativeA comprehensive hypertext encyclopedia of early church history. It offers everything from images from early Christian art to primary source documents, to recent academic papers on the period.
Internet Christian Library"Guide to Christian Resources on the Internet"
Guide to Early Church Documents"This hypertext document contains pointers to Internet-accessible files relating to the early church, including canonical documents, creeds, the writings of the Apostolic Fathers and other historical texts relevant to church history."
Resource Page for Biblical Studies Many Biblical resources
ChristiansUnite.comMany Bible study resources, online Bible versions, online Bible Commentaries, Bible concordances, and more .
The Biblical Studies FoundationDedicated to putting quality biblical research and study materials on-line.
Free Spiritual/Theological E-BooksFrom the Bruderhof Foundation
Christian Apologetics"Evidences for a logical and rational faith in Jesus Christ as the Son of God"
The Tyndale Society"Tyndale's English translation of the New Testament was taken almost word for word into the much praised Authorised Version (King James Bible) of 1611, which also reproduces a great deal of his Old Testament."
FirstThings"Published by The Institute on Religion and Public Life, an interreligious, nonpartisan research and education institute whose purpose is to advance a religiously informed public philosophy for the ordering of society."
My Utmost For His HighestOswald Chambers' devotional work
Into the Wardrobe: The C. S. Lewis Web Site Beautifully rendered site dedicated to the life and works of one of the great Christian writers of the 20th century.
C.S. Lewis: My Life's JourneyA one-man play in realvideo - excellent and funny - from the UCTV network Video-on-Demand archive. While you are at it, check out the other Lewis programs at UCTV
Articles on Thomas MertonOnline articles on Thomas Merton
Catholic EncyclopediaOnline version of the classic Catholic Encyclopedia
The Myth of Original SinExamining the Doctrine of Original Sin
TheologyWebSiteTheology, history & philosophy of religions
OriginsScholarly and popular resources concerning philosophical theism
Executable Outlines600 sermon outlines and 54 Bible study guides
From Jesus to ChristNova program on the life and influence of Jesus
The International Dietrich Bonhoeffer SocietyThe life and thought of Dietrich Bonhoeffer, the German theologian who resisted the Nazi regime, took part in a plot to assassinate Adolf Hitler, and was imprisoned and eventually hanged in a concentration camp just days before the Allied armies liberated the camp.
Martin LutherCompanion web site to the PBS program - excellent resource
Lutheran Electronic ArchiveWorks by Martin Luther
Hardness of Heart: Edmond La B. CherbonnierA modern interpretation of the understanding of "sin."
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C-SPAN OnlineExcellent! Includes web mirroring of the TV program content, Booknotes transcripts, audio files, special features like The Alexis de Tocqueville Tour Exploring Democracy in America
US SenateUS Senate on the Internet
US House of RepresentativesUS House of Representatives on the Internet"
THOMASLegistlative information on the Internet
USConstitution.netUS Constitution resources
FedWorld"A one-stop location for the public to locate, order and have delivered to them, U.S. Government information"
GovernmentGuideSearchable guide to federal, state, and local government resources (imagine that - something free from from AOL)
Project On Government OversightWorking with individuals daring to expose corruption in government.
Advancing a Free SocietyThe Hoover Institutionĺs Internet content channel. Also see the Hoover Digest for interesting articles.
Strategic Forecasting
"STRATFOR is a privately held intelligence agency that creates real-time analysis and forecasting on geoeconomic, geopolitical and geosecurity affairs of strategic value to corporations and individuals worldwide."
FedWorld/FLITE Supreme Court DatabaseFull Text and Case Name search of 7,407 Supreme Court Decisions from 1937 to 1975
OyezSupreme Court Database database - searchable on case titles, citations, or subjects
FindLaw Constitutional Law Center"Historical documents, biographies, and Supreme Court decisions. Users can browse through the Federalist Papers, read the Constitution, or research the lives of the Founding Fathers or past and present Supreme Court Justices."
Historic Decisions of the U.S. Supreme CourtContains about 300 of the most historic decisions
Recent Decisions of the U.S. Supreme CourtDecisions from 1990 to present
The IRSTax forms & documentation
National Archives and Records Administration"NARA is an independent federal agency that helps preserve our nation's history by overseeing the management of all federal records."
Federal Government Resources on the WebContains 142 pages of annotated links to federal, state, & foreign governments, political science & statistical data
SBA - HotlistLinks to 2,665 small business-related sites
Census Bureau HomepageMaps & data about every place in the U.S.
FedStatsEasy access to the full range of statistics and information produced by 70 Federal agencies
Americans with Disabilities Act Document Center"ADA Statute, Regulations, ADAAG (Americans with Disabilities Act Accessibility Guidelines), Federally Reviewed Tech Sheets, and Other Assistance Documents"
Americans With Disabilities Act Information on the WebLinks to Americans With Disabilities Act information
National Center for Health StatisticsStatistical information on American health issues
The Bureau of Labor StatisticsData on the economy, etc.
Statistical Abstract of the United States"As the National Data Book it contains a collection of statistics on social and economic conditions in the United States. Selected international data are also included."
Nationmaster.comA data source and comparison tool for national statistics...you can generate maps and graphs with ease.
GlobalSecurity.org"The organization is working to improve the capabilities of the American intelligence community to respond to new and emerging threats, reducing the need to resort to the use of force, while enhancing the effectiveness of military forces when needed. GlobalSecurity.org also supports new initiatives utilizing space technology to enhance international peace and security."
The Center For Democracy & Technology"CDT seeks practical solutions to enhance free expression and privacy in global communications technologies." Here you will find an online snooper, which let you know how much information you are sharing about yourself when you surf the Internet.
National Security Archive"An independent non-governmental research institute and library located at The George Washington University in Washington, D.C. that collects and publishes declassified documents acquired through the Freedom of Information Act (FOIA)."
Rand"A nonprofit institution that helps improve public policy through research and analysis"
Council on Foreign RelationsGreat resource on international issues.
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