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Philosophy Links

About.Com's Philosophy Page
Contains numerous links to sites. The links to philosophers are especially good. Or try by area of philosophy such as existentialism or ethics.

American Philosophical Association
The American Philosophical Association is the main professional organization for philosophers in the United States. Founded in 1900, its mission is to promote the exchange of ideas among philosophers, to encourage creative and scholarly activity in philosophy, to facilitate the professional work and teaching of philosophers, and to represent philosophy as a discipline.

AOL's Index to Philosophy Sites
Another nice set of links to philosophy related sites. Includes over 3,000 links.

Encyclopedia Britannica has excellent articles on most topics in philosophy. The link above is to the entire encyclopedia - philosophy is listed as a topic on the left side under explore.

Ethics Update This is a great site! It includes links to PowerPoint presentations, articles and links but it is the streaming video links that really stand out. There are videos of classroom lectures that make you really see how remote learning can work. Oh and I left out the discussion forums. Check it out!

Internet Encyclopedia of Philosophy
A good source for basic information on topics and philosophers. Entries are often fairly substantial.

Stanford Encyclopedia of Philosophy
Designed to provide high quality and up to date information. The goal is to have each entry kept up to date by experts. There are currently about 600 articles on line.

Religion Links

Baptist Church
Official Web Site of the American Baptist Churches of the US.

This site is includes world religions with articles and news of interest to diverse populations. Also includes a searchable encyclopedia and pages on spirituality, morality and family values.

The Catholic Encyclopedia
A comprehensive reference source to events, places, beliefs, and much, much more.

Chester's Catholic Index
Hundreds of Links to Catholic Sites.

Church of Christ Scientist
Includes a link to the Christian Science Monitor.
This site offers advice columns, general news, information on home-schooling, Bible studies, a health and wellness page, family, men, women, and news. Also offers free newsletters.

Daughters of Charity of St. Vincent de Paul A Catholic organization which is a worldwide Society of Apostolic Life called to serve Jesus Christ in the person of the poor and the marginalized. This is a web site of the Northeast Chapter based in Albany, New York.

Gospel Communications Network
Includes a multi-version searchable on-line Bible, foreign mission news, movie reviews, live and radio links. They have also created directories of Internet sites cataloged by interest, content and services. And, they have many shopping categories.

A web site devoted to the study of Hinduism. Includes background information and a magazine.

A general Islamic site which according to their web site is dedicated "to promoting understanding of Islam and Muslim people by providing accurate, unbiased and balanced information." It includes many discussion groups, the Islamic calendar, holidays, articles, and much more.

Jewish Chassidic Site from New York
This is the official host of the world Chabad-Lubavitch movement, a project of Merkos L'Inyonei Chinuch - the educational arm of the Lubavitch movement.

Jewish Internet Consortium
Strives to be the highest quality central point of Jewish information and discussion on the Internet. Our mission is to provide state-of-the-art Internet tools to Jewish organizations and individuals who maintain Web sites and/or discussion forums for the benefit of the Jewish community.

Methodist Church
Includes, mission, history, beliefs, magazine, and church locators. Also includes both on site and Internet linked documents.

The official Internet site of the Church of Jesus Christ of the Latter Day Saints. Includes information on their beliefs and activities and also numerous historical sources. There is also access to their new family history search service for genealogists.

The National Council Of Catholic Bishops
The National Conference of Catholic Bishops (NCCB) and the United States Catholic Conference (USCC) are the organizations of the American Catholic hierarchy. The programs of NCCB/USCC range over the spectrum of Catholic concerns----from prayers and worship to the state of the economy, from revitalizing parishes to averting nuclear war, from promoting vocations to protecting life at all stages.

Times Union Communities There may not be a comprehensive listing of local churches but the best around is at the Time Union. There were 58 church entries on the left margin when I looked in August 2001.

Provides history and background on the religion. Also includes coming events, local congregations, and coverage of current issues

The Vatican
The home page of the Vatican. Here you will find archives, press releases, ancient documents, Jubilee events and more.

Other General Sources for Religion Links

Rutgers Virtual Religion Index -
Another broad guide to religious topics. Includes confessions, sociology, anthropology, ancient near eastern religions, Biblical studies, and more.

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