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public philosophy resources*
*note:the list that follows is just the beginning of my effort to catalogue public philosophy resources; it is not intended to be complete.If you know of something that you recommend should be listed, please let me know by logging into the guestbook below, and I will contact you to obtain the full information.
publications: Books, Monographs qLippmann, Walter.The Public Philosophy. qSandel, Michael.Democracy's Discontent: America in Search of a Public Philosophy qCarnegie Council on Ethics and International Affairs, monograph series on public philosophy. http://www.cceia.org/resources/publications/public_philosophy/index.html qGoodin, Robert E.Utilitarianism as a Public Philosophy (Cambridge Studies in Philosophy and Public Policy), Cambridge U P, 1995. Book chapters no entries thus far Articles no entries thus far videos
qNo dogs or philosophers allowed.TV programs intended to bring philosophy to the public.Some available on tape.
qLTU Philosophy Colloquium Audio Transcripts on Public Philosophy
qChicago Public RadioChicago public radio This is the homepage of Chicago Public Radio, an NPR broadcaster which features a broad range of programmes on world affairs and discussion on environmental, social, cultural, religious, moral, philosophical, political and historical questions. Different programmes are indexed alphabetically according to their titles, and users can find a wealth of information on individual shows on each programme's specific subsite. The site includes an audio clips of programmes relevant to those working in the Humanities and especially in specific fields such as Philosophy. These latter clips include: 'The moral animal'; 'Philosophy's conception of evil'; 'Utilitarianism'; 'Language and Thought'; 'Boundaries of Science'; 'Rhetoric and Science'; 'Science and the Unknowable'; 'The Immutable Laws of Science'; 'Happiness, Death and the Remainder of Life'; 'The Intersection of Philosophy and Politics'; 'Theories of Justice'; 'The Aesthetics of Beauty'; 'Pragmatism'; 'Philosophy in Public Life'; 'Human Machine Distinction'; and 'Philosophy of Humour'. Users can listen to programmes online or purchase a CD version of the recording. They can also check the online posting schedule for upcoming programmes and listen to programmes that are currently on air via the site. qUncommon Knowledge http://www.uncommonknowledge.org/ Uncommon Knowledge is an American radio show broadcasting discussions of current affairs and public policy. It is presented by Peter Robinson of the Hoover Institution at Stanford University. The web site contains an archive of transcripts and audio recordings of past shows, some of which concern philosophical issues, scientific ethics, and other subjects that may be of interest to students in the humanities. Episodes include: 'Disharmony of the spheres: science and religion'; 'In whose Image? Evolution and spirituality'; 'Hippocrates call your office: biomedical ethics'; 'Darwin's ghost: sociobiology and human behaviour'; and 'Attack of the clones: the ethics of human cloning'.. qTo the Best of Our Knowledge.Wisconsin Public Radio.http://wpr.org/book/ BBC’s greatest philosopher vote:http://www.bbc.co.uk/radio4/history/inourtime/greatest_philosopher.shtml
This is the web site of The International Society for Philosophers (ISFP), a sister organisation to the Philosophical Society of England, which was launched in March 2002 with the aim of bringing together students and teachers of philosophy, and amateur philosophers from all over the world. Membership is free. (View Full Record)
The Democracy Imperative: http://www.unh.edu/democracy. This web site is developing catalyst papers to urge teachers in various academic disciplines to prepare students to live in a deliberative democracy. Syllabi and other teaching materials are also included.
THINKING THE CITY: Here is an exciting project in Denton, TX, undertaken by philosophy doctoral candidate Kevin Roden: http://thinkdenton.com/