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Ephemeris is an undergraduate journal of philosophy, student-run and dedicated to harvesting exceptional undergraduate writing grounded in the distinct value and interest of the philosophical endeavor.

Ephemeris originates from Union College's Philosophy Club - a forum for social and intellectual interaction among philosophers at Union.

Table of Contents Ephemeris 2014

We are pleased to announce the 2014 edition of EPHEMERIS! We thank all who have submitted work and congratulate the authors whose work has been selected. Please see the Table of Contents below and the links lead to the individual papers. The print edition will be available soon and we are happy to send copies to individuals on request.

Parfit’s Argument for Universal Acceptance of Rule Consequentialism
Adam Berman (Dickinson College)

“City in Words” – Hermeneutic Analysis of Plato’s Republic
Lukas Clark-Memler (University of Otago NZ)

Simple and Temporal God: A Model of Divine Eternity
Jeffrey Hanes (Northeastern Illinois University)

Art, Ontology and Interpretation:
Samuel Hylwa (Southern Connecticut State University)

A Defense of Okin’s Feminist Critique of Multiculturalism and Group Rights
Jonathan Kim (Whitworth University)

Kurzweil’s Unfermented Wine: Copying Brains and other Speculations
Aaron Nowaczek (Nipissing University)

Perception and Verification
Daniel Pallies (Union College)

Irrational Desires, Akrasia, and the Tripartite Soul
Scott Woods (Pepperdine University)

Table of Contents Ephemeris 2013

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A Comparison between Heraclitus' Logos and Lao-Tzu's Tao

Elena Butti
(University College Utrecht)

Evil and Psychopaths

Alyssia Fogarty (Saint Mary's University)

Is Perception Theory-Dependent? Fodor contra Churchland

Sean Fujimori (Hamilton College)

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