World Philosophy Day 2019

The enduring value of Philosophy for the development of our culture, society and each individual. 

Join us on this special day in encouraging academic exchange in Philosophy. The World Philosophy Day highlights the contribution of philosophical knowledge in addressing global issues and underlines the enduring value of philosophy for the development of human thought.

Please scroll down to read insightful articles from our authors and over 60 articles from Springer and Palgrave's Philosophy research portfolios. All content is accessible for free until the 9th of December 2019.

Philosophy Author Blogs

  • Philosophy: A Spirit of Questioning

    Philosophy: A Spirit of Questioning

    by Matthew Kostelecky

  • The Bonds of Truth

    The Bonds of Truth

    The Value of Emotions for Social Knowledge 

    by Laura Candiotto

  • Philosophy v Post-Truth

    Philosophy v Post-Truth

    Making a Case for Scepticism

    by Stuart Sim

  • How can philosophy make a sustainable world?

    How can philosophy make a sustainable world?

    by Wim Vanderkerckhove

  • A Philosophy of Humour

    A Philosophy of Humour

    by Alan Roberts

  • Trust and Humanity

    Trust and Humanity

    Responses to “Creative Destruction” in Higher Education

    by Raymond Anthony

Book Chapters and Journal Articles in Philosophy

Religion & Ethics


The Ethics of Medical Data Donation
Open Access Book 

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Philosophical Anthropology, Ethics, and Human Enhancement
From Contemporary Controversies in Catholic Bioethics
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The Philosophical Problem of Welfare 
From Animal Neopragmatism
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Philosophy

Linguistics & Logic


The Current Project    
From The Dialectical Forge
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The Victims and the Survivors: The Lvov-Warsaw School and the Holocaust    
From Interdisciplinary Investigations in the Lvov-Warsaw School
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Preliminary Notions and Necessary Facts
From Heyting Algebras
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more religion & ethics...

Abnormality 
From the Encyclopedia of Global Bioethics
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Schooling Masculinity 
From Deleuze and Masculinity
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Amusement, Funniness and Humour  
From A Philosophy of Humour
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The Ethics of Vaccination
Open Access Book
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The Minds and Interests of Animals 
From Animal Rights Education
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Bullfighting: The Legal Protection of Suffering  
From The Palgrave Handbook of Practical Animal Ethics
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Thomas Hobbes and Fear: The Political Use of a Human Emotion 
From A Conceptual and Therapeutic Analysis of Fear
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Mentality Beyond Consciousness 
From Ted Honderich on Consciousness, Determinism, and Humanity
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Chapter 1: 7 January 1981 
From Subjectivity and Truth
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Why Study the Roots of Exclusion of Animals in Sociology?   
From The Palgrave Macmillan Animal Ethics Series
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Chapter: 7 January 1981 
From Michel Foucault, Lectures at the Collège de France
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A Wicked Fairy in the Woods - how would People alter their Animal Product Consumption if they were affected by the Consequences of their Choices?
From Food Ethics   
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Terrorist-Extremist Speech and Hate Speech: Understanding the Similarities and Differences
From Ethical Theory and Moral Practice
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Aristotelian Diagrams in the Debate on Future Contingents
From Sophia
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Immaterial engagement: human agency and the cognitive ecology of the internet    
From Phenomenology and the Cognitive Sciences 
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Misconceptions About Colour Categories    
From Review of Philosophy and Psychology
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The Instability of Non-dual Knowing: Post-gnosis Sādhana in Vidyāraṇya’s Advaita Vedānta    
From Journal of Dharma Studies
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Two Visions of Welfare    
From The Journal of Ethics
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Wittgenstein on Self, Meaning and World    
From Mind, Meaning and World: A Transcendental Perspective
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Animal Life
From Universal Biology after Aristotle, Kant, and Hegel
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Human Dignity in the EU    
From Human Dignity in Europe 
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Anticipatory Networks 
From Handbook of Anticipation Science
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Disease as Scientific and as Value-Laden Concept
From Handbook of the Philosophy of Medicine
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Simone de Beauvoir on Sexual Difference    
From Women Phenomenologists on Social Ontology
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Solidarity at the Margins: Arendt, Refugees, and the Inclusive Politics of World-Making    
From Arendt on Freedom, Liberation and Revolution
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Ethics and Literature    
From The Palgrave Handbook of Philosophy and Literature
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Lenin’s NEP and Deng Xiaoping’s Economic Reform    
From The Palgrave Handbook of Leninist Political Philosophy
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Following logical realism where it leads
From Philosophical Studies
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Happiness and the Good Life: A Classical Confucian Perspective  
From Dao
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Michelman F I, Political-Liberal Legitimacy and the Question of Judicial Restraint        
From Jus Cogens 
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Howard J W, Yaffe on Democratic Citizenship and Juvenile Justice        
From Criminal Law and Philosophy
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Politics versus Economics Philosophical Reflections on the Nature of Corporate Governance    
From Philosophy of Management
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When Relationships are Broken: Restorative Justice under a Levinasian Approach 
From Philosophy of Management 
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Does Purchasing Make Consumers Complicit in Global Labour Injustice?   
From Res Publica
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Biodiversity Healing
From From Assessing to Conserving Biodiversity
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Why Identity Is Not Enough
From How Matter Becomes Conscious
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The Post-Truth Landscape
From Post-Truth, Scepticism and Power
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Getting Warmer: Predictive Processing and the Nature of Emotion
From The Value of Emotions for Knowledge
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The Power of Ignorance
Towards a Liberatory Epistemology
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Does suffering dominate enjoyment in the animal kingdom? An update to welfare biology
From Dao
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Resolutions, salient reasons, and weakness of will
From Synthese
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Water has a microstructural essence after all
From European Journal for Philosophy of Science
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Epistemic Entitlements and the Practice of Computer Simulation
From Minds & Machines
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Digital Wellness and Persuasive Technologies
From Philosophy & Technology
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Urstiftung des Seinssinnes von vorgegebenem Einzelseienden und von vorgegebener seiender Welt 
From Die Lebenswelt
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more linguistics & logic...


Maksimova, Relevance and the Study of Lattices of Non-classical Logics 
From Larisa Maksimova on Implication, Interpolation, and Definability

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Varieties of Logical Consequence by Their Resistance to Logical Nihilism    
From Pluralism in Truth and Logic
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The Self-Torturer    
From Paradox Lost
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Combinatorial Bitstring Semantics for Arbitrary Logical Fragments    
From Journal of Philosophical 
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Logic; a First Impression
From Philosophical and Mathematical Logic 
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Critical Discourse Analysis: Definition, Approaches, Relation to Pragmatics, Critique, and Trends     
From Interdisciplinary Studies in Pragmatics, Culture and Society
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