From encyclopedia to ontology: toward dynamic representation of the discipline of philosophy

@article{Buckner2009FromET,
  title={From encyclopedia to ontology: toward dynamic representation of the discipline of philosophy},
  author={Cameron Buckner and Mathias Niepert and Colin Allen},
  journal={Synthese},
  year={2009},
  volume={182},
  pages={205-233}
}
The application of digital humanities techniques to philosophy is changing the way scholars approach the discipline. This paper seeks to open a discussion about the difficulties, methods, opportunities, and dangers of creating and utilizing a formal representation of the discipline of philosophy. We review our current project, the Indiana Philosophy Ontology (InPhO) project, which uses a combination of automated methods and expert feedback to create a dynamic computational ontology for the… 
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