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The Stanford Encyclopedia Of Philosophy
The ''Stanford Encyclopedia of Philosophy'' (''SEP'') combines an online encyclopedia of philosophy with scholarly peer review, peer-reviewed publication of original papers in philosophy, freely accessible to Internet users. It is maintained by Stanford University. Each entry is written and maintained by an expert in the field, including professors from many academic institutions worldwide. Authors contributing to the encyclopedia give Stanford University the permission to publish the articles, but retain the copyright to those articles. Approach and history , the ''SEP'' has nearly 1,600 published entries. Apart from its online status, the encyclopedia uses the traditional academic approach of most encyclopedias and academic journals to achieve quality by means of specialist authors selected by an editor or an editorial committee that is competent (although not necessarily considered specialists) in the field covered by the encyclopedia and peer review. The encyclopedia was crea ...
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The Thinker
''The Thinker'' (french: Le Penseur) is a bronze sculpture by Auguste Rodin François Auguste René Rodin (12 November 184017 November 1917) was a French sculptor Sculpture is the branch of the visual arts The visual arts are art forms such as painting, drawing, printmaking, sculpture Sculpture is the b ..., usually placed on a stone pedestal. The work depicts a nude male figure of heroic size sitting on a rock. He is seen leaning over, his right elbow placed on his left thigh, holding the weight of his chin on the back of his right hand. The pose is one of deep thought and contemplation, and the statue is often used as an image to represent philosophy Philosophy (from , ) is the study of general and fundamental questions, such as those about existence Existence is the ability of an entity to interact with physical reality Reality is the sum or aggregate of all that is real or existen .... Rodin first conceived the figure as part of his work ''T ...
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Scholarly Publishing And Academic Resources Coalition
The Scholarly Publishing and Academic Resources Coalition (SPARC) is an international alliance of academic and research libraries developed by the Association of Research Libraries The Association of Research Libraries (ARL) is a nonprofit organization An organization, or organisation ( Commonwealth English; see spelling differences), is an entity – such as a company, an institution, or an association – comp ... in 1998 which promotes open access Open access (OA) is a set of principles and a range of practices through which research Research is "creative and systematic work undertaken to increase the stock of knowledge". It involves the collection, organization and analysis o ... to scholarship. The coalition currently includes some 800 institutions in North America North America is a continent A continent is any of several large landmasses. Generally identified by convention (norm), convention rather than any strict criteria, up ...
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Internet Properties Established In 1995
The Internet (or internet) is the global system of interconnected computer network A computer network is a set of computer A computer is a machine that can be programmed to Execution (computing), carry out sequences of arithmetic or logical operations automatically. Modern computers can perform generic sets of operati ...s that uses the Internet protocol suite The Internet protocol suite, commonly known as TCP/IP, is the set of s used in the and similar s. The current foundational protocols in the suite are the (TCP) and the (IP). During its development, versions of it were known as the Departm ... (TCP/IP) to communicate between networks and devices. It is a '' network of networks'' that consists of private, public, academic, business, and government networks of local to global scope, linked by a broad array of electronic, wireless, and optical networkingOptical networking is a means of communication that uses signals encoded in light to transmit i ...
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Stanford University Publications
Stanford University, officially Leland Stanford Junior University, is a Private university, private research university in Stanford, California. The campus occupies , among the largest in the United States, and enrolls over 17,000 students. Stanford is ranked among the best universities in the world. Stanford was founded in 1885 by Leland Stanford, Leland and Jane Stanford in memory of their only child, Leland Stanford Jr., who had died of typhoid fever at age 15 the previous year. Leland Stanford was a List of United States senators from California, U.S. senator and former List of governors of California, governor of California who made his fortune as a Big Four (Central Pacific Railroad), railroad tycoon. The school admitted its first students on October 1, 1891, as a Mixed-sex education, coeducational and non-denominational institution. Stanford University struggled financially after the death of Leland Stanford in 1893 and again after much of the campus was damaged by the 19 ...
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Encyclopedias Of Philosophy
An encyclopedia (American English), encyclopædia (archaic spelling), or encyclopaedia (British English) is a reference work or compendium providing summaries of knowledge either from all branches or from a particular field or discipline. Encyclopedias are divided into article (publishing), articles or entries that are often arranged Alphabetical order, alphabetically by article name and sometimes by thematic categories. Encyclopedia entries are longer and more detailed than those in most dictionary, dictionaries. Generally speaking, encyclopedia articles focus on ''factual information'' concerning the subject named in the article's title; this is unlike dictionary entries, which focus on Linguistics, linguistic information about words, such as their etymology, meaning, pronunciation, use, and grammatical forms.Béjoint, Henri (2000)''Modern Lexicography'' pp. 30–31. Oxford University Press. Encyclopedias have existed for around 2,000 years and have evolved considerably ...
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University Of Sydney Library
The University of Sydney Library is the library system of the University of Sydney. It comprises eight locations across several campuses of the university. Its largest library, Fisher Library, is named after Thomas Fisher, an early benefactor. Among the collection are many rare items such as one of the two extant copies of the ''Gospel of Barnabas'', and an annotated first edition of ''Philosophiae Naturalis Principia Mathematica'' by Sir Isaac Newton,. In 2017, a member of staff discovered an original Giorgione sketch in Rare Books and Special Collections with a definitive date and cause of death for Giorgione, information that had been lost for over 500 years in a 1497 edition of Dante Alighieri's Divine Comedy. A brief history of the Library In 1885, the University received thirty thousand pounds from the estate of the late Thomas Fisher, retired bootmaker and property investor, to be used "in establishing and maintaining a library". There was a difference of opinion in the ...
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University Of Amsterdam
The University of Amsterdam (abbreviated as UvA, nl, Universiteit van Amsterdam) is a public university, public research university located in Amsterdam, Netherlands. The UvA is one of two large, publicly funded research universities in the city, the other being the Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam (VU). Established in 1632 by municipal authorities and later renamed for the city of Amsterdam, the University of Amsterdam is the List of oldest universities in continuous operation, third-oldest university in the Netherlands. It is one of the largest research universities in Europe with 31,186 students, 4,794 staff, 1,340 PhD students and an annual budget of €600 million. It is the List of universities in the Netherlands, largest university in the Netherlands by enrollment. The main campus is located in Amsterdam-Centrum, central Amsterdam, with a few faculties located in adjacent Government of Amsterdam, boroughs. The university is organised into seven faculties: Humanities, Social ...
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Institute For Logic, Language And Computation
The Institute for Logic, Language and Computation (ILLC) is a research institute of the University of Amsterdam, in which researchers from the Faculty of Science and the Faculty of Humanities collaborate. The ILLC's central research area is the study of fundamental principles of code, encoding, Data transmission, transmission and Understanding, comprehension of information. Emphasis is on natural language, natural and formal language, formal languages, but other information carriers, such as images and music, are studied as well. Research at the ILLC is interdisciplinary, and aims at bringing together insights from various disciplines concerned with information and information processing, such as logic, mathematics, computer science, computational linguistics, cognitive science, artificial intelligence, and philosophy. It is organized in the three groups ''Logic & Computation'' (project leader: Yde Venema), ''Logic & Language'' (project leader: Robert van Rooij), and ''Language & C ...
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List Of Online Encyclopedias
This is a list of online encyclopedias—i.e., encyclopedias accessible on the Internet or formerly accessible on the Internet. The largest online encyclopedias are general reference works, though there are also many specialized ones. Some online encyclopedias are an online edition of a print encyclopedia, such as Encyclopædia Britannica, Encyclopedia Britannica, whereas others are a separate enterprise entirely, such as Wikipedia. General reference Biography Antiquities, arts, and literature Regional interest US-specific Pop culture and fiction Mathematics Media Philosophy Politics, law, and history Religion and theology Science and technology Life sciences Medical See also * Chinese encyclopedia * List of academic databases and search engines * List of blogs * List of Danish online encyclopedic resources * List of encyclopedias by branch of knowledge * List of online databases * List of online dictionaries * mw:Sites using Me ...
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Routledge Encyclopedia Of Philosophy
Routledge () is a British multinational Multinational may refer to: * Multinational corporation, a corporate organization operating in multiple countries * Multinational force, a military body from multiple countries * Multinational state, a sovereign state that comprises two or more nat ... publisher. It was founded in 1836 by George Routledge George Routledge (23 September 1812 – 13 December 1888) was a British publisher, the founder of the publishing house Routledge Routledge () is a British multinational corporation, multinational publisher. It was founded in 1836 by George Rou ..., and specialises in providing academic An academy (Attic Greek: Ἀκαδήμεια; Koine Greek Ἀκαδημία) is an institution of secondary education, secondary or tertiary education, tertiary higher education, higher learning, research, or honorary membership. Academia is the ... books, journals and online resources in the fields of humanities Humanities are List of acade ...
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Nelson's Perpetual Loose Leaf Encyclopaedia
''Nelson's Perpetual Loose Leaf Encyclopaedia: An International Work of Reference'' was an encyclopedia originally published in twelve volumes by Thomas Nelson and Sons starting with Volume 1 in 1906 through to Volume 12 in 1907. It was published in loose leaf format; subscribers received updates every six months.advertisement, ''Popular Science Monthly'', January 1930p. 9/ref> Its editor-in-chief was John H. Finley. It ceased publication in approximately 1934. A contemporary review in ''The New York Times'' read: ... the book that literally never does grow old, that has a concise, authoritative statement on the memorable event of yesterday as well as on the event that occurred thousands of years ago; the book that is never finished, and that nevertheless has the latest word on pretty much any subject regarding which immediate information is desired, seems very much like the wild and insubstantial dream of some overworked press agent, were it not that the thing has actually been ...
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Internet Encyclopedia Of Philosophy
The ''Internet Encyclopedia of Philosophy'' (''IEP'') is a scholarly online encyclopedia An online encyclopedia, also called an Internet encyclopedia, or a digital encyclopedia, is an encyclopedia An encyclopedia (American English), encyclopædia (archaic spelling), or encyclopaedia (British English) is a reference work or ..., dealing with philosophy Philosophy (from , ) is the study of general and fundamental questions, such as those about Metaphysics, existence, reason, Epistemology, knowledge, Ethics, values, Philosophy of mind, mind, and Philosophy of language, language. Such questio ..., philosophical Philosophy (from , ) is the study of general and fundamental questions, such as those about existence, reason Reason is the capacity of consciously applying logic Logic is an interdisciplinary field which studies truth and reasoning ... topics, and philosophers A philosopher is someone who practices philosophy Philosophy (fro ...
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