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EPS Blog

This is the blog area for the Evangelical Philosophical Society and its journal, Philosophia Christi.

Sunday, April 5, 2009

Recently Notable Philosophy Resources

Just in case you were not already aware of these resources, take a browse of these helpful philosophy websites:
  • PhilPapers: Online research in philosophy - Over 186,000 entries are in this massive database, which has been developed and maintained by David Bourget and David Chalmers; this is the indispensible one-stop source for preprint philosophical work.

  • Sympoze: social bookmarking for philosophers - It helpfully utilizes social web features and functionality to encourage collaboration of philosophical linkage and content sharing among philosophers. Andrew Cullison, Assistant Professor of Philosophy at the State University of New York, Fredonia, is the founder of Sympoze and currently maintains it.

  • Philosopher's Digest: Timely Reviews of Current Philosophy Articles - Editors John Milliken, Ben Dyer and Galen Foresman, along with their notable advisory board and reviewers, provide useful and concise reviews of items diverse, peer-reviewed philosophy journals.


For a full directory of other important links, please visit our directory of web resources.

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Friday, November 21, 2008

2008 EPS Papers (Erdel)

Timothy Erdel

Death and Philosophical Judgment

Abstract: What are the philosophical meanings and implications of human death? How should the inevitable fact of human death inform the philosophical judgments we make? What can we learn from death, and how should that influence our worldview or our metaphilosophical choices? What are some of the specific philosophical problems that might be illumined by reflection on death? Does the brute fact of death in any way support or even privilege a Christian philosophy of life as over against other approaches or outlooks? Might death serve as a call to critical realism in philosophy? This paper will trace the meaning of death for philosophy by drawing on a fairly diverse array of sources, including Genesis, Ecclesiastes, Socrates, the Stoics, Dr. Samuel Johnson, Hegel, Miguel de Unamuno, Peter Kreeft, and Paul K. Moser.

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