Philosophy Now - A Magazine of Ideas is an engaging magazine out of Great Britain about all sorts of philosophical and ethical issues. Features include articles, ethics in society, fiction, reviews and cartoons. (Click View It to link to Philosophy Now from the library catalog and view all articles.)
Some recent essays:
Existence (Barbara Smoker probes why there is something rather than nothing)
Professional Baseball & Performance-Enhancing Drugs (Darrin Belousek considers different ethical perspectives on drugs in sport)
Are There ‘Other’ Ways of Knowing?
What is the Meaning of Life? (28 minutes)
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Gale Virtual Reference Library
GVRL is a database of 27 encyclopedias, almanacs, and specialized reference sources for multidisciplinary research. Look here for biology, chemistry, nursing and medicine, sociology, history, education, law, and more.
Provides online versions of 500+ published reference works, including general and specialized dictionaries and encyclopedias. Try the Concept Map to search for terms and topics that are interconnected and displayed in a visual form.
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