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Old 02-26-2011, 04:42 AM   #8
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Originally Posted by FlorenceArt View Post
I don't know any book or e-book like this, but I can recommend two online resources. You could probably download individual articles or convert them using something like dotEPUB, but I'm not sure you could make an e-book out of them.

Stanford Encyclopedia of Philosophy
Internet Encyclopedia of Philosophy

I have used the first one a few times and found it very useful on giving an overview of a school or a philosopher, or a philosophical question. The second one was recommended to me but I haven't used it much so far, but it does look interesting too.
I build for myself a number of monographs from Plato which is the name of the Stanford Encyclopedia. I tailored them to my liking, for easy off line reading as ebooks.

More professionally, I wrote a full chapter of my book on Inverse Problems using examples that I got from them, about Bayes. What I found extremely helpful is that it brings many different points of view. What one calls schools of thought. You can find both vulgarization, overview and monograhic specialistic contributions. Easy to navigate and to reproduce. From what I can judge, the level is quite high.

They like you doing it and give you precise instruction for the citations.

I forgot that I also use this from time to time, e-book.
I bought it for the palm reader than ...
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OXFORD
UNIVERSITY PRESS
The Oxford Dictionary of Philosophy

Oxford University Press 1994, 1996, 2002, 2003

Published by Oxford University Press, Great Clarendon Street, Oxford OX2 6DP
Palm Reader ISBN 0-19-860814-4
Oxford University Press 1994, 1996, 2002, 2003

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