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African American Book of Values

The African American Book of Values: Classic Moral Stories
by Steven Barboza 


Apostles of Sartre:  Existentialism in America

Apostles of Sartre : Existentialism in America, 1945-1963
by Ann Fulton


Native American Wisdom

Native American Wisdom 
by Kent Nerburn

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Beyond the American Dream : Lifelong Learning and the Search for Meaning in a Postmodern World by Charles D. Hayes

American Philosophy Search Engine

This is a feature of the OhioLINK History of Philosophy Website.


Timeline of Major Critical Theories in the US

By Warren Hedges, English Department, Southern Oregon Univeristy, 10/97.  Three Highly Influential Paradigms: These Influence all the Schools & Approaches that follow...  Each Successive Paradigm Complicates and Incorporates Elements of Previous Paradigms... 


The American Council of Learned Societies

The American Council of Learned Societies is a private non-profit federation of sixty-one national scholarly organizations. The mission of the ACLS, as set forth in its constitution, is to "advance humanistic studies in all fields of learning in the Humanities and the related social sciences and to maintain and strengthen relations among the national societies devoted to such studies." 


The American Philosophical Society

In the eighteenth century, Benjamin Franklin adopted an idea of John Bartram, botanist and Pennsylvania farmer, that a society of the "most ingenious and curious men" be formed. Franklin refined the idea, and in 1743 a society of "Virtuosi," called the American Philosophical Society was created to promote useful knowledge in the colonies. Today, an internationally renowned scholarly institution, the Society has expanded to over 700 members and conducts programs that support biannual meetings, research, publications, and a research library...


The American Philosophical Association

The American Philosophical Association is the main professional organization for philosophers in the United States. Founded in 1900, its mission is to promote the exchange of ideas among philosophers, to encourage creative and scholarly activity in philosophy, to facilitate the professional work and teaching of philosophers, and to represent philosophy as a discipline.


The American Academy of Arts and Sciences

The American Academy of Arts and Sciences is an honorary society that recognizes achievement in the natural sciences, social sciences, arts, and humanities and conducts a varied program of projects and studies responsive to the needs and problems of society.


The American Academy of Religion

This site serves as an introduction to the AAR, the major learned society and professional association for scholars whose object of study is religion. Its mission, in a world where religion plays so central a role in social, political and economic events, as well as in the lives of communities and individuals, is to meet a critical need for ongoing reflection upon and understanding of religious traditions, issues, questions and values.


American Anthropological Association

Extensive website on the field of anthropology in America.


The American Antiquarian Society

The American Antiquarian Society (AAS) is a learned society, which was founded in 1812 in Worcester, Massachusetts. The Society maintains a research library of American history and culture in order to collect, preserve, and make available for study the printed record of the United States. AAS is the third oldest historical society in this country and the first to be national rather than regional in its purpose and in the scope of its collections.


The American Comparative Literature Association

The American Comparative Literature Association, founded in 1960, is the principal learned society in the United States for scholars whose work involves several literatures and cultures as well as the premises of cross-cultural literary study itself.


American Dialect Society

Founded more than a century ago, the American Dialect Society still is the only scholarly association dedicated  to the study of the English language in North America - and of other languages, or dialects of other languages, influencing it or influenced by it.


American Folklore Society

Founded in 1888, the American Folklore Society serves to stimulate interest and research in all aspects of the study of folklore and folklife. The Society exists to further the discipline of folklore studies, to improve the professional well-being of its members, and to increase the respect given to diverse cultures and their traditions.


American Historical Association

The American Historical Association (AHA) is a nonprofit membership organization founded in 1884 and incorporated by Congress in 1889 for the promotion of historical studies, the collection and preservation of historical documents and artifacts, and the dissemination of historical research. As the largest historical society in the United States, the AHA serves as the umbrella organization for historians. In this role, it conducts an active scholarly and professional program for historians interested in every period and geographical area. Among its 15,000 members are faculty at secondary schools and two- and four-year colleges and universities, independent historians, and historians in museums, historical organizations, libraries and archives, government, and other areas. 


American Literary Resources

Extensive list of authors maintained by Jack Lynch; part of the Literary Resources collection.


The American Musicological Society

Website of interest to musicologists with discussion groups, degree program listings, job market statistics, and much more.


The American Political Science Association

The American Political Science Association is the major professional society for individuals engaged in the study of politics and government. APSA brings together political scientists from all fields of inquiry, regions, and occupational endeavors. While most APSA members are scholars who teach and conduct research in colleges and universities in the U.S. and abroad, one-fourth work outside academe in government, research, organizations, consulting firms, the news media, and private enterprise.


The American Psychological Association

The American Psychological Association (APA), in Washington, DC, is the largest scientific and professional organization representing psychology in the United States and is the world's largest association of psychologists. APA's membership includes more than 155,000 researchers, educators, clinicians, consultants, and students. Through its divisions in 50 subfields of psychology and affiliations with 59 state, territorial, and Canadian provincial associations, APA works to advance psychology as a science, as a profession, and as a means of promoting human welfare.


The American Society for Aesthetics

Here you'll find articles about aesthetics, philosophy of art, art theory and art criticism, as well as information about aesthetics events worldwide, and links to other aesthetics-related resources on the internet, including the Aesthetics-L email discussion list.


The American Society for Eighteenth-Century Studies

The American Society for Eighteenth-Century Studies is an interdisciplinary group dedicated to the advancement of scholarship in all aspects of the period . . . from the later seventeenth through the early nineteenth century.

Established in 1969, the American Society for Eighteenth-Century Studies advances study and research in the history of a time that has profoundly influenced our world. ASECS is a pioneer in interdisciplinary investigation, and it therefore welcomes as members those working in all areas of scholarly inquiry pertinent to eighteenth-century studies.


American Society for Theatre Research

The American Society for Theatre Research, established in 1956, provides an organization and public voice for theatre scholars and promotes the cause of theare as a field for serious scholarly study and research. 


American Sociological Association

The American Sociological Association (ASA), founded in 1905, is a non-profit membership association dedicated to advancing sociology as a scientific discipline and profession serving the public good. With over 13,200 members, ASA encompasses sociologists who are faculty members at colleges and universities, researchers, practitioners, and students. About 20 percent of the members work in government, business, or non-profit organizations.


American Studies Association

The American Studies Association, founded in 1951, exists to promote and encourage the study of American culture--past and present. Membership is open to all individuals and to cultural or educational institutions. Members are encouraged to participate in all the association's activities, especially through the regional chapters, the annual conventions, and the committees.


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