By no means do the following websites begin to cover the vast number of web sites available in Philosophy. We offer the following as places to begin a search for material about a philosopher, a philosophical work, ideas, theories, or principles.
Philosophy Pages provides some excellent introductory material to Philosophy. The site contains a dictionary of philosophical terms, a one-page overview of over thirty philosophers, a section on logic, a guide to the history of Western philosophy, and a timeline for Western philosophers. There are web links virtually everywhere throughout the site, so it is relatively easy to follow through on any specific philosophical quest.
The Stanford Encyclopedia of Philosophy contains excellent entries on many philosophers and branches of philosophy.
The Internet Encyclopedia of Philosophy contains good overviews of philosophers' ideas.
Yahoo/Philosophy contains the "yahoo" array of links to different philosophy sites. For those who have the time, this site is a great place to browse.
Bartleby defines itself as follows: "The preeminent Internet publisher of literature, reference and verse providing students, researchers and the intellectually curious with unlimited access to books and information on the web, free of charge." Check it out.
Religious Tolerance offers a general view of the controversy concerning physician-assisted suicide as well as statistics.
The Joint United Nations Programme on HIV/AIDS is the main advocate for global action on HIV and AIDS.
The National Transplant Society provides current statistics and background information on the allocation of transplantable organs in the United States.
The United Network for Organ Sharing offers information on and explanation of organ sharing with "quick links" to data and resources.
The President's Council on Bioethics contains government information on numerous ethical issues in biomedical science and technology.
Human Genome Project Information provides, obviously, information on the human genome project.
The Fellowship of Reconciliation, entitled "Fellowship of Reconciliation - Peace, Justice, Nonviolence," contains action networks and links.
Gandhi is a one-stop complete information website on Gandhi with his works and writings, philosophy, photos, timelines, biography, articles, quotations, a section on nonviolence and conflict resolution.
Nobel Prize Laureates of 1984 offers Bishop Tutu's biography, curriculum vitae, Nobel lectures, documentary and Nobel symposia.
Catholic Worker: Dorothy Day contains writings, biography, photos, bibliographies related to Dorothy Day's Catholic Worker Movement.
The King Center presents Dr. Martin Luther King's legacy, a chronology, a biography and the King Papers Project.
Social Development and World Peace addresses the Catholic bishops on social development and world peace, specifically the criteria for jus ad bellum (the right to go to war) and jus in bello (the right during war).
Judaism 101 gives an account of thirteen principles of Jewish Faith, G-d's attributes, human nature, the Messiah and the three categories of Jews.
General Information on Islam contains a summary of Islamic belief in God, angels, the Koran and the prophets. A brief piece on Muhammed's life, the five pillars of Islam, terrorism and the jihad are also included.
Hinduism: The World's Oldest Religion provides a general introduction to Hinduism followed by a treatment of the Hindu Trinity, puja (daily prayer), the Bhagavad Gita, Hindu classes and castes, the four periods of Hindu life, karma, the major schools about the relationship between humans and Truth.
Buddhist Information and Education Network recounts the life of the Buddha, the basic tenets of Buddhism, the four Noble Truths and the Noble Eightfold Path, the five precepts, the three jewels of Buddhism, and the various groups of Buddhists.
Logic contains very good general background information on logic in general and formal and informal reasoning in particular; as one might "deduce," this is the logic section from Philosophy Pages.
Logic and Fallacies (from "The Atheism Web") contains an introduction to logic and, like the previous site, a formidable list of informal fallacies, also with definition and example; yes, even atheists must be logical.
The Sourcebook of Criminal Justice Statistics Online contains a wealth of information on national crime trends.
The Death Penalty Information Center, a national organization opposed to the death penalty, offers a vast amount of information on the death penalty.
The National Archive of Criminal Justice Data, contains collected data from the computerized files of federal and state governments, among other sources; especially useful for social science and criminology research.
The Office of Justice Statistics is the site for the Office of Justice Programs, Bureau of Justice Statistics.
The United States Department of Justice provides numerous references on the Department of Justice's programs and objectives.
Critical Criminology states that it "provides information about critical scholarship related to crime and justice." Students should find this site quite helpful.
Find Law provides a variety of resources for legal material.
The National Criminal Justice Reference Service is another website administered by the United States Department of Justice.
The Legal Information Institute offers a wealth of information on constitutional law and directions on how to obtain more.
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