coverAfter Philosophy : End or Transformation by Kenneth Baynes (Editor), Thomas McCarthy (Editor), James Bohman (Editor).  

After Philosophy provides an excellent framework for understanding the most important strains of current philosophical work in North America, England, France, and Germany. Selections from the work of 14 contemporary philosophers not only display the multiplicity of approaches currently being pursued on the subject, but also help spell out today's options for either doing, or not doing, philosophy...  

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University of Colorado at Boulder:   Contemporary Resources
The Contemporary Philosophy website at University of Colorado is extensive.

Below is a sample list of the resources you will find on the UC website:  

 

Contemporary Philosophy of Mind
Compiled by David Chalmers, Department of Philosophy, University of California, Santa Cruz CA 95064. E-mail: chalmers@arizona.edu. (c) 1997 David J. Chalmers.

This is a bibliography of recent work in the philosophy of mind, philosophy of cognitive science, philosophy of artificial intelligence, and on consciousness in the sciences. It consists of 4934 entries, and is divided into six parts, each of which is further divided by topic and subtopic.

The Site is divided into 6 categories:

 

After Postmodernism Conferences
This site describes in details the After Postmodernism Conference held at the University of Chicago, Nov. 1997, including topics covered and papers presented.  

The Conference posed a specific question: If we absorb postmodernism, if we recognize the variety and ungroundedness of grounds, but do not want to stop in arbitrariness, relativism, or aphoria, what comes after postmodernism? 

Focusing Institute  

CoverThis site, created and maintained by Mitchell Darer is based upon the work of Eugene T. Gendlin

Excerpt from the homepage:

Focusing is a kind of inward bodily attention that a few people have naturally, but which most people don't yet know. It isn't being in touch with emotions or feelings and it isn't guessing or figuring things out in your head about yourself. It is a way of getting a body sense -- we call it a FELT SENSE -- of how you are in a particular life situation. This is unclear and vague at first, but if you pay attention it will open up into words or images that often will lead to small steps of change, action and new thought. It usually takes a few days of instruction to learn it. General descriptions do not convey focusing.  

This site includes:

Books by Eugene T. Gendlin:

Experiencing and the Creation of Meaning : A Philosophical and Psychological Approach to the Subjective (Studies in Phenomenology and Existential phil  
Eugene T. Gendlin / Paperback / Published 1997
 
Focusing  
Eugene T., Ph.D. Gendlin / Paperback / Published 1982
 
Focusing-Oriented Psychotherapy : A Manual of the Experiential Method (Practicing Professional) ~ Usually ships in 2-3 days
Eugene T. Gendlin / Hardcover / Published 1996
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Focusing-Oriented Psychotherapy : A Manual of the Experiential Method (The Practicing Professional)  
Eugene T. Gendlin / Paperback / Published 1998
 
Language Beyond Postmodernism : Saying and Thinking in Gendlin's Philosophy (Northwestern University Studies in Phenomenology & Existential philosophy  
Eugene T. Gendlin(Editor), David Michael Levin / Paperback / Published 1997
 
Language Beyond Postmodernism : Saying and Thinking in Gendlin's Philosophy (Studies in Phenomenlogy and Existential Philosophy) ~ Usually ships in 2-3 days
Eugene T. Gendlin(Editor), David Michael Levin (Editor) / Hardcover / Published 1997
 
Let Your Body Interpret Your Dreams  
Eugene T. Gendlin / Paperback / Published 1985
Focusing/Audio Cassette  
Eugene T. Ph.D Gendlin / Audio Cassette icon / Published 1990
 
The Pond and the Philosopher's Stone

by Pete Wagner

I threw a stone into the pond...

With this image, we are taken on a fantastic mental journey. We explore a universe of fundamental truths from the banks of a mystical pond. The philosopher's stone unfolds an entire system of thought.

Here is an extraordinary integration of Western and Eastern philosophy with emerging scientific concepts of chaos and complexity. Seemingly divergent ideas are brought together in an intricate web of logic, revealing the absolute connectedness of being and experience.

This is a uniquely written book that will entertain and challenge the mind.

Pete Wagner describes himself as a common philosopher. Starting from everyday observations, he writes with passion and originality.

Pete Wagner's other works include essays on the philosophy of war and human spirituality, as well as a large and diverse collection of original songs.


This site contains a complete 28 chapter web version of The Pond and the Philosopher's Stone.

 

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