Discovery: Digital semantic corpora for virtual research in philosophy

Project Description:

Discovery aims to create a federation of semantic Digital Libraries and Open Access publishers in the field of philosophy. It has two main components:
A) Philosource, a federation of seven interlinked web sites dedicated to 1) Nietzsche; 2) Wittgenstein; 3) pre-Socratic philosophers; 4) Socrates; 5) Diogenes Laertius’ Lives of the Philosophers; 6) early modern philosophy including Descartes, Spinoza, Vico, Bruno, Kant; 7) 300 video interviews with contemporary philosophers including H.G. Gadamer, Gilles Deleuze, Gianni Vattimo, and many others. B) Philospace, a network of personal desktop applications that will be used to enrich the content of Philosource with semantic annotations.