Engineering Historical Memory

Dr Andrea Nanetti first theorised Engineering Historical Memory (EHM) when he was Visiting Scholar at Princeton University in 2007. It may not be a coincidence that at the time Nanetti was reading Umberto Eco’s ‘Dall’albero al labirinto’ (Milan: Bompiani, 2007). Antonio Carile’s 1960s studies on the ‘Partitio Imperii Romanie’ (i.e., ‘Partition of the Byzantine Empire’) …

David Hume and English Philosophical Texts Online

Housed at Oxford, but created by NUS Visiting Professor Peter Millican, davidhume.org is now the standard worldwide resource for searchable, authoritative digital texts of the works of David Hume (1711-1776). We hope to develop a much larger resource on the same model, including around 270 works of early modern  English-language philosophy, from Thomas Hobbes to …

Computational Metaphysics

We are interested in applications of automated reasoning and interactive theorem proving in philosophy, especially metaphysics. Links: Tutorial introduction to the Isabelle proof assistant for philosophers Work on the ontological argument Work on mereology People involved: Ben Blumson Categories: Philosophy, Metaphysics, Automated Reasoning, Isabelle/HOL, Ontological Argument, Mereology

Singapore Ecological History Map

 The project provides about 60 GIS layers on Singapore’s vegetation cover change; rainfall and extreme weather events; and mosquito habitats since the early 19th century for interactive analysis. Most of the layers are based on important historical maps that were digitized and georeferenced. The project also features three storymaps related to its topics. The GIS …

Digital Humanities position at SUTD

Applicants should have a Ph.D. in a humanities-related discipline and should have demonstrated expertise in digital humanities teaching and research. We are eager to consider any applicants who can play a leading role in growing our digital humanities minor, a three-year program taken by students who are pursuing engineering, computer science, and architecture majors. Ideally, …

Music SG

MusicSG is a non-profit digital archive set up to digitise, archive and provide access to all forms of published Singapore musical works. It assembles a collection of music composed or published by Singaporeans, music produced or published in Singapore, and music related to Singapore. By bringing together a suite of content on Singapore music, MusicSG …

The Tamil Digital Heritage (TDH)

The Tamil Digital Heritage (TDH) Collection you see in this section is the digital version of Singapore Tamil literature books published between 1965, when Singapore attained Independence, and 2015, when Singapore celebrated the 50th anniversary of that occasion. These books include poems, short stories, novels, plays and literary essays by Singaporeans or Singapore Permanent Residents …

Darwin Online

Edited by John van Wyhe Darwin Online is the largest and most widely consulted edition of the writings of Darwin ever published. It is probably the most extensive scholarly website devoted to any historical figure. This website contains over 212,000 pages of searchable text and 220,000 electronic images, at least one exemplar of all known …