Philosophers: Nagel to Ockham

Thomas Nagel (b.1937 CE)
Articles & Web pages
+ Thomas Nagel
His faculty page at the New York university School of Law.
+ Thomas Nagel
Short Wikipedia article, in rather odd English.
+ The (Very) Last Word
review of Nagel's The Last Word (1999) by Gilbert Meilaenderfor First Things.
Texts & translations
+ Papers provided on Nagel's Web page
Concealment and Exposure (from Philosophy & Public Affairs 27:1 (1998) pp 3-30)
Conceiving the Impossible and the Mind-Body Problem (from Philosophy 73 (1998) pp 337-352) [PDF]
The Psychophysical Nexus (chapter 18 of Concealment and Exposure and Other Essays (2002)) [PDF]
+ What Is It Like to Be a Bat?
From The Philosophical Review LXXXIII, 4 (1974): pp 435-50.
+ Death
From Mortal Questions (1979) pp 1-10; provided by David Banach (St Anselm College).
+ The Sleep of Reason
A review of Alan Sokal & Jean Bricmont: Fashionable Nonsense: Postmodern Intellectuals' Abuse of Science (English title: Intellectual Impostures), for The New Republic 12thOctober 1998, pp 32-38. Provided by Alan Sokal.
Nāgārjuna (c.100-165 CE)
+ Nagarjuna
Article by Douglas Berger from the Internet Encyclopedia of Philosophy.
+ Nagarjuna
Wikipedia article. Also provided in a different form by e-paranoids.
+ Nagarjuna
Brief introduction.
+ The Meaning of Sunyata in Nagarjuna's Philosophy
Article by Thomas J. McFarlane.
+ Averting Arguments: Nagarjuna.s Verse 29
Paper by S. K. Wertz (Texas Christian University); provided by Philosophy in Asia.
+ The problem of the historical Nagarjuna revisited
Paper by Ian Mabbett, first published in The Journal of the American Oriental Society 118:3 (1998); provided by the Digital Buddhist Library and Museum.
+ Nagarjuna's Seventy Verses on Emptiness
Paper by Alex Scott.
+ Nagarjuna's Middle Way
Jonah Winters' undergraduate thesis (Reed College, 1994).
Nicholas of Autrecourt (c.1297-1369 CE)
+ Nicholas of Autrecourt
Article by Hans Thijssen for the Stanford Encyclopedia of Philosophy.
+ Nicholas of Autrecourt
Chapter from William Turner's History of Philosophy, provided by the Jacques Maritain Centre.
Nicholas of Cusa (1401-1464 CE)
(Nicholas Kryfts (or Krebs); Nicholas Cusanus)
Articles & Web pages
+ Nicholas of Cusa
Article by J.G. Hagen, from the Catholic Encyclopedia.
+ Nicholas of Cusa
Short Wikipedia article.
+ Nicholas of Cusa
Article by J.J. O'Connor and E.F. Robertson, for the MacTutor History of Mathematics Archive (University of St Andrews)
+ The Philosophy of Nicholas of Cusa
Article from the Radical Academy.
+ Nicholas of Cusa
Page of annotated links provided by Brian A. Pavlac (King's College).
+ American Cusanus Society
Details of the Society, its events, publications, membership, etc.
+ Institut für Cusanus-Forschung, Trier [Frames-crippled]
"Die Aufgaben des Instituts erstrecken sich auf alle Bereiche der Forschung und Interpretation, es werden unter anderem in Zusammenarbeit mit dem internationalen "Wissenschaftlichen Beirat der Cusanus-Gesellschaft" auch die "Mitteilungen und Forschungsbeiträge der Cusanus-Gesellschaft" redigiert."
+ Nicholas of Cusa and the Infinite
Paper by Thomas J. McFarlane, provided by his page: Centre for Integral Science.
+ Thoughts on Cusanus' De li non aliud
Paper by Clyde Lee Miller (SUNY Stonybrook).
Texts & translations
+ Jasper Hopkins
Aside from some papers on various topics in Mediaeval thought, he provides English translations (in PDF files) of many texts by Nicholas of Cusa.
+ Ubi est qui natus est rex Iudaeorum? (Where is he that is born king of the Jews? [1456])
Translated by Clyde Lee Miller (SUNY Stonybrook).
+ De docta ignorantia (extract from Book I, as "Human Knowledge and God")
Translation by Jasper Hopkins, provided by Clyde Lee Miller (SUNY Stonybrook).
Jean George Pierre Nicod (1893-1924 AD)
+ Institut | Nicod
"hosted by the Ecole Normale Supérieure and the Ecole des Hautes Etudes en Sciences Sociales. The main scientific areas covered by the Jean Nicod Institute are: linguistics (semantics and pragmatics), cognitive anthropology, philosophy of mind and political science. Although most members of the group are professional philosophers, the issues addressed are not purely conceptual: they have a strong empirical component."
Friedrich Nietzsche (1844-1900 CE)
+ Articles from the Stanford Encyclopedia of Philosophy
Friedrich Nietzsche (Robert Wicks)
Nietzsche's Moral and Political Philosophy (Brian Leiter)
+ Friedrich Nietzsche
Wikipedia article.
+ Friedrich Nietzsche Society (U.K.)
Details of the society, plus related resources. The society produces the Journal of Nietzsche Studies.
+ North American Nietzsche Society [Frames-crippled]
Details of membership, activities, etc.
+ Nietzsche
Helmut Walther's site in English and German.
+ Nietzsche en Castellano
Maintained by Horacio Potel, in Spanish.
Robert Nozick (1938-2002 CE)
Articles & Web pages
+ Robert Nozick
Article by Edward Feser from the Internet Encyclopedia of Philosophy.
+ Robert Nozick
Article from Wikipedia.
+ Robert Nozick
Article from
+ Philosopher Nozick dies at 63
Obituary by Ken Gewertz for the Harvard University Gazette.
+ Interview with Robert Nozick
Interview with Julian Sanchez, originally for Laissez Faire Books.
+ Why Do Intellectuals Oppose Capitalism? (excerpt)
Originally appeared in The Future of Private Enterprise, ed. Craig Aronoff et al. (Georgia State University Business Press, 1986), and is reprinted in Robert Nozick, Socratic Puzzles (Harvard University Press, 1997). provided by the Cato Institute.
+ Sexuality
Provided by the University College of Cape Breton; no details given.
William of Ockham (1285-1349 CE)
(William of Occam)
Articles & Web pages
+ William of Ockham
Article by Paul Vincent Spade for the Stanford Encyclopedia of Philosophy.
+ William of Ockham
Article from the Internet Encyclopedia of Philosophy.
+ William of Ockham
Article by William Turner, from the Catholic Encyclopedia.
+ William of Ockham
Article by J.J. O'Connor and E.F. Robertson, for the MacTutor History of Mathematics Archive (University of St Andrews)
+ William of Ockham
Article from Wikipedia.
+ William of Ockham
Introductory article with bibliography, provided by Medieval
Texts & translations
+ Dialogus
Latin text & English translation edited by John Kilcullen, George Knysh, Volker Leppin, John Scott and Jan Ballweg under the auspices of the Medieval Texts Editorial Committee of the British Academy. "This edition of Ockham's Dialogus is work in progress, with different parts at different stages. Some of it is simply a transcription of the text found in Melchior Goldast's Monarchia. About half of the text, however, has by now been corrected by comparison with at least the more promising manuscripts."
+ Concerning Virtues and Vices
Translation by Rondo Keele, from the standard edition of Ockham's works: Opera Philosophica et Theologica Vol. VIII, Gillelmus de Ockham, Opera Theologica, Quaestiones Variae [edd] Girardus I. Etzkorn, Franciscus E. Kelly, and Josephus C. Wey, C.S.B. Provided by Paul Vincent Spade's Mediaeval Logic and Philosophy pages, at which other Ockham texts are available as PDF files.


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