Thèmes dans la philosophie

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Singular Creatures

Anxiety about non-human intelligent machines is a longstanding theme of cultural production and consumption. Examples range from tales of golems and Frankenstein’s monster to the evil overlord scenarios ...

The Material Theory of Induction

Par (auteur) John D. Norton
Catégories: Logique
Séries: BSPS Open

The burden of a theory of inductive inference is to determine which inductive inferences are good and why they are so. This book argues against the assumption that inductive inference can be accommodated ...

Dix fenêtres sur l'aventure humaine

Par (auteur) André Baril
Catégories: Métaphysique et ontologie

Né trop tôt, inachevé, sans régulation instinctuelle rigide, l’humain est un être en quête de sa propre forme. Il cherchera donc le sens de sa vie dans ses relations à la nature ou aux autres, ...

Changemakers

Par (auteur) Fay Weller & Mary Wilson
Catégories: Structure politique

The guidebook for ordinary people who want to create a new society now rather than wait for a pie-in-the-sky future.

With every news report, the world seems to be careening off the rails. It’s all ...

Rites of Way

There are many ways to approach the subject of public space: the threats posed to it by surveillance and visual pollution; the joys it offers of stimulation and excitement, of anonymity and transformation; ...

The Ethical Imagination

Science and technology force us to ask some of the most challenging and unprecedented ethical questions in the world today. These issues encompass what it means to be human, how we relate to others and ...

Social Policy and the Ethic of Care

Social Policy and the Ethic of Care bridges the gap between theoretical and public policy analysis in revealing why Canadian social policy is lacking and how it could be made more effective and robust ...

Hypocrisy

What is a hypocrite? What role does hypocrisy play in our lives? Why is it thought to be such an ugly vice? Is it ever acceptable? What do we lose in our indifference to it?

Hypocrisy: Ethical Investigations ...

Ethics for the Practice of Psychology in Canada

In order to be an ethical psychologist, one needs first an awareness of situations and circumstances in which ethical reasoning is required, secondly ethical, professional, and legal knowledge, and finally ...