The Philosopher’s Archive in the Digital Age

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The shift from letters to email as the medium of choice for philosophical communication presents novel problems. Emails are largely private, locked behind passwords that make it nearly impossible to obtain. Aside from that, some emails may never be retrieved because they’ve been deleted off university servers in compliance with data protection laws, taking with them valuable philosophical discussions. With a great deal of the current philosophical teachings based on communications between philosophers of the past, how will future philosophy students study our contemporary academics’ musings? Read full article here

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