Monday, February 04, 2008


* There's a new Secular Philosophy blog up; right now it doesn't have much, but it might eventually be interesting.

The First Carnival Against Pornography and Prostitution is up at "The Burning Times". (ht)

* Those who have an interest in MacIntyre's discussions of Tradition, Genealogy, and Encyclopaedia will also find Abraham Kuyper's Encyclopaedia of Sacred Theology (1898) interesting; the work opens with several chapters discussing the history and idea of Encyclopaedia as a field of inquiry. Fascinating material.

* Paul Redding, The Relation of Logic to Ontology in Hegel (PDF)

James K. A. Smith, Continental Philosophy of Religion: Recommended Practices for the Future of the Field (PDF)

P. Gaffney, Saint Louis Marie de Montfort and the Bérullian School at the Montfortians Spirituality pages

Rahman & Carniellie, The Dialogical Approach to Paraconsistency (PDF)

Delphine, Kolesnik, L’union de l’âme et du corps selon Malebranche

* glach at FQI on Robert Boyle's distinction between qualities.

* Historical examples of letters of marque. In the U.S. Congress has the constitutional authority to issue such letters, authorizing and commissioning privateers as agents of the U.S. government. (Most European states gave up authority to do so with the 1856 Declaration of Paris.)

* Jen of "Et tu?" has a post on how she became pro-life.


* Harriet Beecher Stowe, A Key to Uncle Tom's Cabin, Presenting the Original Facts and Documents upon which the Story is Founded, Together with Corroborative Statements Verifying the Truth of the Work.

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