World Philosophy Day 2021

Celebrating the philosophy community on World Philosophy Day

Philosophy as a discipline produces work essential for addressing global issues, and underpinning the development of human thought. In celebration and appreciation of the global philosophy community, here you’ll find a curated selection of articles, book chapters, and blogs from Springer and Palgrave’s philosophy portfolios—free to read until 15 December 2021.

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Free Chapters and Articles

Access free book chapters and journal articles until 15 December 2021

The Reuse of Digital Computer Data: Transformation, Recombination and Generation of Data Mixes in Big Data Science
From the book Data Journeys in the Sciences
Springer 20 px © Springer Nature 2020

What is an animal personality?
From the journal Biology & Philosophy

Springer 20 px © Springer Nature 2020

Persons, Artificial Intelligence, and Science Fiction Thought–Experiments
From the book Philosophy and the 'Dazzling Ideal' of Science


Natural Deduction Bottom Up
From Journal of Logic, Language and Information

Springer 20 px © Springer Nature 2020

The Rule of Law
From the book Justice Before the Law


The Problem of State Territorial Obligations
From the journal The Journal of Ethics
Springer 20 px © Springer Nature 2020

Bioethics, the Ontology of Life, and the Hermeneutics of Biology
From the book Phenomenology of Bioethics: Technoethics and Lived-Experience

Springer 20 px © Springer Nature 2020

The Existence of Arguments in Classical Islamic Thought: Reply to Hannah Erlwein
From the journal Sophia

Springer 20 px © Springer Nature 2020

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