World Philosophy Day 2020

Let's celebrate 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 end of December 2020.

Book Chapters and Journal Articles in Philosophy

Law & Political Philosophy

Philosophy

What Is the Function of Confirmation Bias?
From Erkenntnis
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"Performative Epistemology and the Philosophy of Experimental Biology: A Synoptic Overview"
From: life and evolution: Latin American Essays on the History and Philosophy of Biology
Springer 20 px © Springer Nature 2020

The Virtue of Dialogue
From Overcoming Polarization in the Public Square
Palgrave Macmillan 20 px © Springer Nature 2020

Husserl’s Phenomenology of Spirit: A Reading of the Crisis of European Sciences and Related Manuscripts
From Hegel and Phenomenology
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Linguistics & Logic

A Topological Approach to Full Belief
From Journal of Philosophical Logic volume
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Classical Logic, Classical Probability, and Quantum Mechanics
From Quantum, Probability, Logic: The Work and Influence of Itamar Pitowsky
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Scientific Research and Truth
From Scientists, Democracy and Society: A Community of Inquirers
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Logic and General Theory of Science
From Logic and General Theory of Science
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more law & political philosophy


Proportionality in Punishment
From The Palgrave Handbook of Applied Ethics and the Criminal Law
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The rational impermissibility of accepting (some) racial generalizations
From Synthese
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The Basis of European Cooperation
From Institutions in Action
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African Ethics in a Nutshell
From African Politics and Ethics
Palgrave Macmillan 20 px © Springer Nature 2020

The Priority of Liberty: An Argument from Social Equality
From Law and Philosophy
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The Notion of “Cultural Heritage” in the International Field: Behind Origin and Evolution of a Concept
From International Journal for the Semiotics of Law
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Cosmopolitanism and Dignity 
From Cosmopolitanism and the Evils of the World
Palgrave Macmillan 20 px © Springer Nature 2020

more philosophy...

Yin-Yang, Mind, Heart-Mind
From Between Psychology and Philosophy
Palgrave Macmillan 20 px © Springer Nature 2020

Boethius
From Encyclopedia of Medieval Philosophy
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Modern Philosophical Views of Self
From Investigations into the Trans Self and Moore's Paradox
Palgrave Macmillan 20 px © Springer Nature 2020

What is the Phenomenology about?
From McDowell and Hegel Perceptual Experience, Thought and Action
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Diderot: An Art Critic–Between Honesty and Fidelity
From The Visible, the Sublime and the Sensus Communis
Kant’s Theory of Perception

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"Black” Philosophy, “African” Philosophy, “Africana” Philosophy: Transnational Deconstructive and Reconstructive Renovations in “Philosophy”
From The Palgrave Handbook of African Philosophy
Palgrave Macmillan 20 px © Springer Nature 2020

Introduction
From Hedwig Conrad-Martius’ Ontological Phenomenology
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Psychic Causality
From Relational Intentionality: Brentano and the Aristotelian Tradition
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HAWK: Predatory Vision
From Reimagining Philosophy and Technology, Reinventing Ihde
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The Curiosity of Science
From Curiosity as an Epistemic Virtue
Palgrave Macmillan 20 px © Springer Nature 2020

On Free Will
From The Later Solov’ëv: Philosophy in Imperial Russia
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Descartes’ Double Legacy
From Soul, Mind and Brain from Descartes to Cognitive Science
A Critical History
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Kant and Existentialism: Inescapable Freedom and Self-Deception
From The Palgrave Handbook of German Idealism and Existentialism
Palgrave Macmillan 20 px © Springer Nature 2020

Is Global Management Knowledge on the Way to Impoverishment?
From Philosophy of Management
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Perspectival pluralism for animal welfare
From European Journal for Philosophy of Science
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Problems concerning Scientific Representation
From Modelling Nature
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Transmutation
From Process Metaphysics and Mutative Life
Palgrave Macmillan 20 px © Springer Nature 2020


The Whiteness of AI
From Philosophy & Technology
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From allostatic agents to counterfactual cognisers: active inference, biological regulation, and the origins of cognition
From Biology & Philosophy
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I. ZUR INTENTIONALITÄT DER OBJEKTIVATION IM URTEILEN, MEINEN UND STELLUNGNEHMEN
From Studien zur Struktur des Bewusstseins
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Absolute Spirit in Performative Self-Relations of Persons
From The Palgrave Hegel Handbook
Palgrave Macmillan 20 px © Springer Nature 2020

The Idea of Philosophy and its Historical Origin
From First Philosophy - Lectures 1923/24 and Related Texts from the Manuscripts (1920-1925)
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Nishida Kitarō, Takahashi Satomi and the Schelerian Philosophy of Love
From The Realizations of the Self
Palgrave Macmillan 20 px © Springer Nature 2020

Hubris of Transcendental Idealism
From Into the World: The Movement of Patočka's Phenomenology
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African Environmental Ethics
From The Palgrave Handbook of African Scoial Ethics
Palgrave Macmillan 20 px © Springer Nature 2020

Is Evolutionary Psychology Possible?
From Biological Theory
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Plato’s Error and a Mean Field Formula for Convex Mosaics
From Axiomathes
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The good of today depends not on the good of tomorrow: a constraint on theories of well-being
From Philosophical Studies
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Working memory is not a natural kind and cannot explain central cognition
From Review of Philosophy and Psychology
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more linguistics & logic...

Saadia Gaon on the Problem of Evil
From Beyond Faith and Rationality
Essays on Logic, Religion and Philosophy

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Mindful Performance
From The Extended Theory of Cognitive Creativity
Interdisciplinary Approaches to Performativity

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Ayer’s Book of Errors and the Crises of Contemporary Western Culture
From The Historical and Philosophical Significance of Ayer’s Language, Truth and Logic
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Communicating Causal Structure
From Perspectives on Causation Selected Papers from the Jerusalem 2017 Workshop
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On a Theory-Internal Problem in the Semantics/Pragmatics Debate: How to Resolve Grice’s Circle
From Pragmatics and Philosophy. Connections and Ramifications
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Wittgenstein on ‘Grammatical’ and ‘Metaphysical’ Propositions
From Kant and Post-Tractarian Wittgenstein
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Beyond Sense
From Beyond Meaning: A Journey Across Language, Perception and Experience
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What Is Ming 名? “Name” Not “Word"
From Dao Companion to Chinese Philosophy of Logic
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The Senses of Being in Context
From Aquinas after Frege
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The Golden Age of Phenomenology: At the New School for Social Research, 1954–1973
From The Reception of Husserlian Phenomenology in North America
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more religion & ethics...

The Tagore–Gandhi Debate: An Account of the Central Issues
From The Tagore-Gandhi Debate on Matters of Truth and Untruth
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Reflexivity
From Believing in Dawkins 
Palgrave Macmillan 20 px © Springer Nature 2020

From Ignorance to Knowledge: Deriving Epistemic Virtues from the Qur’ānic Conception of Ignorance
From Epistemology of the Quran: Elements of a Virtue Approach to Knowledge and Understanding
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Virtue Beyond Contract: A MacIntyrean Approach to Employee Rights
From Journal of Business Ethics
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The Good Life I: Joy, Happiness, Timelessness
From Philosophy, Humor, and the Human Condition
Palgrave Macmillan 20 px © Springer Nature 2020

Socratic Ignorance and Business Ethics
From Journal of Business Ethics
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Alterity, African Modernity, and the Critique of Change
From Handbook of African Philosophy of Difference
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The Hermeneutics of Givenness
From The Enigma of Divine Revelation Between Phenomenology and Comparative Theology
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Christians Encounter Death: The Tradition’s Ambivalent Legacies
From Death and Dying An Exercise in Comparative Philosophy of Religion
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Empowerment or Engagement? Digital Health Technologies for Mental Healthcare
From The 2019 Yearbook of the Digital Ethics Lab
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What Religious Studies Can Teach the Humanities: A Philosophical Perspective
From The Future of the Philosophy of Religion
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Religious Diversity and Conceptual Schemes: Critically Appraising Internalist Pluralism
From Sophia
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Did the universe design itself?
From International Journal for Philosophy of Religion
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Introduction to the two volumes: from phenomenological theory to the concretum...
From The Problem of Religious Experience
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A Perspective on Religious Diversity
From Considering Religions, Rights and Bioethics: For Max Charlesworth
Springer 20 px © Springer Nature 2020

The Study of Sorai’s Thought in Modern Japan
From Tetsugaku Companion to Ogyu Sorai
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Oneness in the Taipingjing
From Dao Companion to Xuanxue
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Highlighted Journals

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