Philosophy at UNC
- Faculty and Staff
Why Study Philosophy?—Reasons to Consider a Major in Philosophy
- Second Opinions
- “The Philosophy Major”—From the American Philosophical Association.
- “Non-Academic Careers for Philosophers”—From the American Philosophical Association.
- Academic Programs (Majors and Minors Offered by the Philosophy Program)
- Our Advising Policy
- Generic Advice for Philosophy Majors
- Generic Advice for Philosophy Minors
- Generic Advice for Legal Studies Minors
- The Single Most Important Piece of Advice
- UNC Catalog—Online
- Schedule of Classes—Online
- Academic Calendar
- Course Offerings
- Class Web Sites
- Class Web Site Archives—Web Sites for Classes Taught since Fall, 1997—archived sites for many classes temporarily unavailable; back soon.
- The Coalition of Student Philosophers
- The Philosophy Forums
Philosophy Research Links
Links to Sites of Philosophical Interest on the Internet
- Erratic Impact
- Episteme Links
- Intute: Philosophy
- The Philosophy Pages
- The Philosophers’ Magazine
- Guide to Philosophy on the Internet
- The Voice of the Shuttle: Philosophy Page
- SWIP—The Society for Women in Philosophy
- FOLDOP: The Free Online Dictionary of Philosophy
- The Internet Encyclopedia of Philosophy
- The Stanford Encyclopedia of Philosophy
- The American Philosophical Association
Links to Sites for Undergraduate Philosophy Journals, Conferences, and Essay Contests
- Aporia—an undergraduate journal published at Brigham Young University.
- The Butler University Undergraduate Research Conference—a regional (midwestern) conference held every year in the spring.
- The Dualist—a national undergraduate journal published by Stanford University undergraduates.
- Ephemeris—published yearly from Union College and intended as a platform for significant undergraduate work in philosophy.
- The Pittsburgh Undergraduate Review—considers papers from all disciplines.
- Prolegomena—an online philosophy journal for undergraduate students published at the University of British Columbia.
- Vita, Dulcedo et Spes—a forum rooted in the Catholic intellectual tradition for the discussion of ideas and issues in the humanities. Published by the Notre Dame Center for Ethics and Culture
- The Elie Wiesel Prize in Ethics Essay Contest—an annual competition designed to challenge college students to analyze the urgent ethical issues confronting them in today’s complex world.
- The Yale Philosophy Review—a bi-annual journal that showcases the best and most original of philosophic thought by undergraduate students, worldwide.
Links to Sites with Advice on Writing
- Revising Prose (Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute)
- Grammar, Punctuation, and Capitalization Rules—from the Blue Book of Grammar and Punctuation.
- Guide to Grammar and Style—by Jack Lynch (Rutgers University)
- Guide to Grammar and Writing—Sponsored by the Capital Community College Foundation (Capital Community College, Hartford)
- The OWL Handouts—from the On-Line Writing Lab (Purdue University)
- The original (1918) edition of Elements of Style—by William Strunk, Jr. (Cornell University)
- Using Modern Languages Association (MLA) Format—from the On-line Writing Lab (Purdue University)
- Garbl’s Writing Resources Online—by Gary B. Larson (Seattle, Washington)
- Writing-Related Resources—from the On-line Writing Lab (Purdue University)
Sites with Tips on Writing Philosophical Essays
- Good and Bad in Philosophy Essays—by R. W. Hepburn (Retired from the University of Edinburgh)
- A Guide to Writing Philosophy Essays—by Colin Allen (Indiana University)
- A Brief Guide to Writing Philosophy Papers—by Richard Field (NW Missouri State)
- Essay Assignment—by Peter Suber (Earlham College)
- Guidelines on Writing a Philosophy Paper—by James Pryor (New York University)
- Philosophical Terms and Methods—by James Pryor (New York University)
- Philosophical Writing Manual—Short Version—by Martin Young (UC, Irvine)
- Philosophical Writing Manual—Long Version—by Martin Young (UC, Irvine)
- Tips on Writing a Philosophy Paper—by Douglas Portmore (Arizona State University, Tempe)—.pdf file, approx. 350K.
- Writing Tutor for Introductory Philosophy Courses—by Joe Cruz (Williams College)
- Links to Sites of Philosophical Interest on the Internet
Links to Sites with Information on Graduate Study in Philosophy
- Applying to Graduate School in Philosophy—Matthew Lu (University of Tennesee)
- Applying to Graduate School in Philosophy—Douglas W. Portmore (California State University at Northridge)
- The APA's Letter to Prospective Graduate Students in Philosophy—Written in 1992, but still worth looking at.
- The Philosophical Gourmet Report
- The Argument Clinic
- The Daily Translation—Logic Problems
Primers and Pastimes
- Philosophical Primers
- Philosophical Pastimes
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