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Associations and Societies
- American Association of Philosophy Teachers
The AAPT is dedicated to the advancement of the art of teaching philosophy.
- American Association of University Professors
Founded in 1915 by philosophers John Dewey and Arthur Lovejoy, the AAUP's purpose is to advance academic freedom and shared governance, to define fundamental professional values and standards for higher education, and to ensure higher education's contribution to the common good.
- American Catholic Philosophical Association
Established in 1926, the American Catholic Philosophical Association has forged a unique tradition that is steeped in classical sources and cultivates the Catholic philosophical heritage.
- American Council of Learned Societies
ACLS, a private, nonprofit federation of 71 national scholarly organizations, is the preeminent representative of American scholarship in the humanities and related social sciences.
- American Philosophical Practitioners Association
The APPA is a non-profit educational corporation that encourages philosophical awareness and advocates leading the examined life.
- American Society for Aesthetics
The ASA was founded in 1942 to promote study, research, discussion, and publication in aesthetics.
- American Society for Bioethics and Humanities
ASBH promotes the exchange of ideas and fosters multidisciplinary, interdisciplinary, and inter-professional scholarship, research, teaching, policy development, professional development and collegiality among people engaged in clinical and academic bioethics and the medical humanities.
- Ancient Philosophy Society
The Ancient Philosophy Society was established to provide a forum for diverse scholarship on ancient Greek and Roman texts.
- Association for Feminist Epistemologies, Methodologies, Metaphysics, and Science Studies
FEMMSS is a professional organization dedicated to promoting feminist work in epistemology, the study of methodology, metaphysics, and science and technology studies.
- Association for Feminist Ethics and Social Theory
FEAST is a professional organization dedicated to promoting feminist ethical perspectives on philosophy, moral and political life, and public policy.
- Association for Informal Logic & Critical Thinking
Founded in 1983, AILACT is a non-profit scholarly association which aims to promote research into, teaching of, and testing of informal logic and critical thinking.
- Association for Practical and Professional Ethics
APPE is a comprehensive, international organization advancing scholarship, education, and practice in practical and professional ethics.
- Association for Symbolic Logic
The ASL is an international organization supporting research and critical studies in logic. Its primary function is to provide an effective forum for the presentation, publication, and critical discussion of scholarly work in this area of inquiry.
- Association for the Philosophy of Judaism
APJ is an academic association of philosophers interested in the rigorous application of philosophy to any aspect of Judaism.
- Association of Chinese Philosophers in North America
The ACPA is an academic organization in philosophy and the humanities whose purpose is to promote philosophical activities of the Chinese philosophers in America.
- Australasian Association of Philosophy
The purpose of the AAP is to promote the study of philosophy in Australasia and to promote the exchange of ideas among philosophers.
- Ayn Rand Society
The ARS is a professional society with the aim of fostering scholarly study of Ayn Rand.
- Bertrand Russell Society
Founded in 1974, the Bertrand Russell Society seeks to foster a better understanding of the life, work, and writings of Bertrand Russell (1872-1970) and how his contributions relate to today's world.
- British Philosophical Association
The BPA is the subject association for Philosophy as an academic discipline within Britain.
- British Society for Ethical Theory
BSET is an academic society dedicated to philosophical research in normative ethics, metaethics, and moral psychology.
- California Roundtable on Philosophy and Race
An annual workshop for scholars in philosophy and related fields who are interested in philosophy and race.
- Canadian Philosophical Association (L'Association canadienne de philosophie)
The CPA was founded in 1958 to promote philosophical scholarship and education across Canada, and to represent the interests of the profession in public forums.
- Canadian Society for Women in Philosophy
CSWIP an organization of philosophers and others with a commitment to supporting women interested in philosophy, and women in philosophy, and to fostering feminism in philosophy and philosophy in feminism.
- Caribbean Philosophical Association
The Caribbean Philosophical Association is a non-profit organization of scholars and lay-intellectuals who share a commitment to the development of an intellectual community that is truly representative of the diversity of voices and perspectives that is paradigmatic of the Caribbean.
- Charles S. Peirce Society
The purpose of the Peirce Society is to encourage study of and communication about the work of Charles S. Peirce and its ongoing influence in the many fields of intellectual endeavor to which he contributed.
- Coalition on the Academic Workforce
Organized in 1997, CAW is a group of higher education associations, disciplinary associations, and faculty organizations committed to addressing issues associated with deteriorating faculty working conditions and their effect on college and university students in the United States.
- Community College Humanities Association
The Community College Humanities Association (CCHA), founded in 1979, is the only national organization of its kind for humanities faculty and administrators in two-year colleges. It is dedicated to preserving and strengthening the humanities in two-year colleges.
- Concerned Philosophers for Peace
Concerned Philosophers for Peace is the largest body of philosophers in the United States working on issues of war and peace.
- Council for Secular Humanism
The mission of CSH is to advocate and defend a nonreligious lifestance rooted in science, naturalistic philosophy, and humanist ethics and to serve and support adherents of that lifestance.
- Dutch Research School of Philosophy
The Dutch Research School of Philosophy (1) facilitates and stimulates research collaboration between the participating universities, and (2) offers training for young researchers.
- European Society of Analytic Philosophy
ESAP aims to establish contacts and encourage collaboration among European analytic philosophers.
- Faculty Forward
SEIU Faculty Forward is a campaign that unites full-time and part-time professors at campuses across the country to address the crisis in higher education and the troubling trend toward a marginalized teaching faculty that endangers our profession.
- First Russian Philosophical Society
The first philosophical society was founded in Saint-Petersburg in 1897 and continues to remain the center of intellectual life in Saint-Petersburg, representing professional activity of philosophers and acquainting the general public with the achievements of contemporary philosophical thought.
- Gabriel Marcel Society
The Society aims to facilitate communication and increased appreciation of Marcel's work.
- Hegel Society of America
The Hegel Society of America is a learned society, founded in 1968, whose goal is to promote the study of the philosophy of Hegel and Hegelianism, its place within the history of thought, and its relation to social, political, and cultural movements since his time.
- Human Development and Capability Association
The Human Development and Capability Association (HDCA) is a global community of academics and practitioners that seeks to build an intellectual community around the ideas of human development and the capability approach, and relate these ideas to the policy arena.
- Hume Society
The Hume Society is an international organization promoting scholarship on all aspects of the thought and writings of David Hume.
- Husserl Circle
Husserl Circle holds annual meetings with the primary purpose of communication of phenomenological research and discussion of Husserl's philosophy.
- International Adam Smith Society
The society was founded in 1995 to encourage interdisciplinary scholarly interest in Adam Smith's writings, as well as in topics and issues connected with his writings; and to provide a forum for the sharing of research and scholarship relating to Adam Smith.
- International Association for Philosophy and Literature
The IAPL is dedicated to the exchange of ideas and scholarly research within the humanities.
- International Association of Computing and Philosophy
The IACAP exists to promote scholarly dialogue and research on all aspects of the computational and informational turn, and on the use of information and communication technologies in the service of philosophy.
- International Ernst Cassirer Society
The Cassirer Society was founded on October 13, 1993, to coordinate and further research concerning the philosophy of Ernst Cassirer and to support the edition of Cassirer's unpublished writings.
- International Network of Philosophers of Education
INPE's is devoted to the promotion of ideological tolerance in the field of education and the facilitation of better understanding between different schools of thought.
- International Plato Society
Established in 1989, the IPS promotes Platonic studies throughout the world and communication among scholars of diverse disciplines. It includes the annual Plato Bibliography and the journal Platon.
- International Society for Chinese Philosophy
ISCP was founded in 1975 to bring together scholars from all corners of the globe who share an interest in Chinese philosophy, and to promote the study of Chinese philosophy in both academic and non-academic circles.
- International Society for Environmental Ethics
ISEE strives to advance research and education in the field of environmental ethics and philosophy, and to promote appropriate human use, respect, conservation, preservation, and understanding of the natural world.
- International Society for Neoplatonic Studies
The mission of the International Society for Neoplatonic Studies is to promote the study of the philosophy of Plato and its long tradition from all perspectives.
- International Society for the History of Philosophy of Science
HOPOS is devoted to promoting serious, scholarly research on the history of the philosophy of science.
- International Society for the Philosophy of Architecture
The society’s objectives are to engender as well as provide an informal platform for real philosophic engagement with the subject of architecture.
- Italian Society of Analytic Philosophy
The SIFA was founded in 1992 and brings together scholars of the analytic tradition in Italy.
- Italian Web Service for Philosophy (Servizio Web Italiano per la Filosofia)
SWIF is an Italian-language source for philosophical information and resources.
- Karl Jaspers Society of North America
The society's purpose is to promote study and research in the thought of Karl Jaspers and related philosophical issues.
- Kurt Gödel Society
The Gödel Society is an international organization for the promotion of research in the areas of Logic, Philosophy, History of Mathematics, above all in connection with the biography of Kurt Gödel, and in other areas to which Gödel made contributions, especially mathematics, physics, theology, philosophy and Leibniz studies.
- Leibniz Society of North America
The society's purpose is to encourage and promote interest in the life, work, and philosophy of Gottfried Wilhelm Leibniz.
- Minorities and Philosophy
MAP is a collection of students in North American philosophy departments that aims to examine and address issues of minority participation in academic philosophy.
- National Humanities Alliance
Founded in 1981, the NHA is a non-profit organization to advance national humanities policy in the areas of research, education, preservation and public programs.
- National Philosophical Counseling Association
Formerly the American Society for Philosophy, Counseling, and Psychotherapy, the NPCA is the first association of philosophical counseling in the United States.
- No Free Will Network: Free Will is False
A network of free will skeptics who work together to inform the public that free will is bogus and the recognition of this truth of reality is an important step in the formation of a more honest, rational, and compassionate global society.
- North American Kant Society
The purpose of the Society is to further study of the works of Immanuel Kant from a variety of perspectives: "analytical," "continental," and otherwise.
- North American Sartre Society
The North American Sartre Society is dedicated to the study of all aspects of the work and thought of Jean-Paul Sartre.
- North American Society for Social Philosophy
The NASSP is a non-profit learned society whose mission is to facilitate discussion between social philosophers on all topics of interest.
- North Texas Philosophical Association
The purpose of the NTPA is to promote philosophical dialogue and inquiry and to improve the quality of the teaching of philosophy in colleges and universities in North Texas.
- Phi Beta Kappa
Phi Beta Kappa is the United States' oldest academic honor society, celebrating and advocating excellence in the liberal arts and sciences.
- Philosophical Association of Mexico
AFM aims to promote and encourage research and education philosophy in Mexico.
- Philosophical Society of England
The society helps to bring together professional philosophers and non-professionals, to bring philosophical ideas and problems to the public attention, and to encourage wider discussion of both traditional and topical philosophical issues.
- Philosophy Learning and Teaching Organization (PLATO)
PLATO advocates and supports introducing philosophy to K-12 students through programs, resource-sharing and the development of a national network of those working in pre-college philosophy.
- Philosophy of Education Society
The Philosophy of Education Society is an international forum that promotes the philosophic treatment of educational practice, policy and research, advances the quality of teaching the philosophy of education, and cultivates fruitful relationships between and among philosophers, philosophers of education and educators.
- Philosophy of Science Association
The Philosophy of Science Association promotes research, teaching, and free discussion of issues in the philosophy of science from diverse standpoints.
- Polanyi Society
The Polanyi Society is a scholarly organization whose members are interested in the thought of Michael Polanyi, a scientist and philosopher who lived from 1891 to 1976.
- Public Philosophy Network
The Public Philosophy Network is an online social network for philosophers, community-based practitioners, policy makers, and other constituents interested in thinking critically about public issues.
- Radical Philosophy Association
The purpose of the RPA is to foster the discussion of diverse currents of radical, critical philosophical thinking in the United States and worldwide, and to provide support for initiatives to implement such thinking along lines agreed to by a consensus of the membership.
- Reid Society
The Reid Society is an organization supporting scholarly work on Thomas Reid and Scottish philosophy.
- Sociedad Argentina de Análisis Filosófico
SADAF is a society supporting analytical philosophy in Argentina.
- Society for Analytical Feminism
The Society for Analytical Feminism provides a forum where issues concerning analytical feminism may be openly discussed and examined.
- Society for Applied Philosophy
The Society for Applied Philosophy was founded in 1982 with the aim of promoting philosophical study and research that has a direct bearing on areas of practical concern.
- Society for Asian and Comparative Philosophy
The group serves as the largest and most well-known professional organization for scholars in the fields of Asian and global philosophy.
- Society for Business Ethics
The Society for Business Ethics is a non-profit international association of scholars and others interested in business ethics.
- Society for Phenomenology and Existential Philosophy
SPEP is a professional organization devoted to supporting philosophy inspired by continental European traditions.
- Society for Philosophical Inquiry
The Society for Philosophical Inquiry (SPI) is a non-profit organization devoted to propagating a version of Socratic inquiry through the establishment of regular meetings.
- Society for Philosophy and Disability
The Society for Philosophy and Disability, or SPD, is a non-profit educational organization dedicated to furthering research and teaching on philosophical issues related to disability and to promoting inclusiveness and support for people with disabilities in philosophical education and in the profession of philosophy.
- Society for Philosophy and Psychology
The Society for Philosophy and Psychology is the premier scientific and educational organization for philosophically interested psychologists and psychologically interested philosophers in North America.
- Society for Philosophy and Technology
The Society for Philosophy and Technology is an independent international organization that encourages, supports and facilitates philosophically significant considerations of technology.
- Society for Philosophy in the Contemporary World
The society is committed to the application of philosophy to understanding and solving contemporary social problems broadly conceived.
- Society for the Advancement of American Philosophy
SAAP exists to advance American philosophy by promoting interest and research in its history, encouraging original and creative work in its spirit, and providing forums for the exchange of information and ideas.
- Society for the Study of Africana Philosophy
SSAP was established to provide a network of support for young African American philosophers and other intellectuals in the academy, to bring together alternative voices to de-center the predominant 'Eurocentric' focus of and lack of diversity in most academic philosophy departments, and to provide a place for lay intellectuals to exchange ideas with professional academics in an informal setting.
- Society for the Study of Women Philosophers
Members of the Society for the Study of Women Philosophers have engaged in recovery projects that have documented the contributions of nearly 200 women to philosophy. The mission of SSWP goes beyond backward-looking restoration and recovery projects to a concern to create a positive, welcoming climate within the discipline of philosophy for women today and in the future.
- Society for Women in Philosophy
The Society for Women in Philosophy was started in 1972 to promote and support women in philosophy.
- Society of Christian Philosophers
The Society of Christian Philosophers was organized in 1978 to promote fellowship among Christian philosophers and to stimulate study and discussion of issues which arise from their Christian and philosophical commitments.
- Society of Humanist Philosophers
The Society of Humanist Philosophers is a philosophical society that publishes Philo, a journal focused on defending metaphysical naturalism, especially in regards to ethics.
- Society of Young Black Philosophers
A group designed to connect Black philosophy graduate students and junior faculty for the purposes of helping the former gain tenure-track jobs and the latter gain tenure.
- Southern Society for Philosophy and Psychology
The Southern Society for Philosophy and Psychology was founded to promote philosophy and psychology by facilitating the exchange of ideas among those engaged in these fields of inquiry, by encouraging investigation, by fostering the educational function of philosophy and psychology, and by improving the academic status of the subjects.
- Tennessee Philosophical Association
The TPA was founded in 1969 for the purpose of presenting and discussing original philosophical papers at an annual conference held each year at Vanderbilt University during the fall semester.
- William James Society
WJS is a multidisciplinary professional society which supports the study of, and communication about, the life and work of William James (1842-1910) and his ongoing influence in the many fields to which he contributed.
Blogs and Podcasts
- A Philosopher's Take
to foster an intellectual web discussion by raising concerns and posing questions that come about while researching in the general areas of Bioethics, Ethics, Metaphysics, Philosophy of Mind, Philosophy of Science, Epistemology, Politics, and Philosophy of Law.
- American Pre-College Philosophy
This blog is for philosophers, teachers who'd like to learn to teach American pre-college philosophy, interested students, and friends. It is also an American IPO source site.
Political philosophy blog
- Business Ethics Blog
This blog is about business ethics, broadly understood, featuring news and commentary about corporate ethics.
A group blog that provides a platform for leading philosophers in Australia to have a voice that speaks directly to the general public and to apply philosophical thinking to contemporary issues in the media.
- Daily Nous
Daily Nous is a source for information about the philosophy profession.
- Disabled Philosophers
A blog founded to raise awareness of disability issues within philosophy and the existence of philosophers with disabilities.
- Discrimination and Disadvantage
This blog is a space for philosophical reflection on various kinds of disadvantage (e.g., discrimination based on racism, classism, sexism, hetero-sexism, ableism, and the intersectionality of these and related phenomena) as well as discussion of such disadvantage within the philosophical community. - See more at: http://philosophycommons.typepad.com/disability_and_disadvanta/#sthash.nL9eAfzT.dpuf
- Feminist Philosophers
One of the goals of this blog is to help feminist philosophers keep up with philosophically relevant facts and examples.
- Hi-Phi Nation
Hi-Phi Nation is a story and sound-driven show about philosophy.
- In Socrates' Wake
A blog about teaching philosophy.
- Indian Philosophy Blog
A group blog of scholars exploring Indian philosophy
- Leiter Reports
News and views about philosophy, the academic profession, academic freedom, intellectual culture...and a bit of poetry.
- New APPS: Art, Politics, Philosophy, Science
A group blog covering a variety of topics in philosophy and other fields.
- New Books Network: New Books in Philosophy
The New Books Network is a consortium of podcasts dedicated to raising the level of public discourse by introducing serious authors to serious audiences.
- No Free Will Network: Free Will is False
A network of free will skeptics who work together to inform the public that free will is bogus and the recognition of this truth of reality is an important step in the formation of a more honest, rational, and compassionate global society.
- Ordinary Philosophy
Ordinary Philosophy is dedicated to philosophy in the public square and the history of ideas that change the world. We believe that philosophy is an eminently useful endeavor as well as a fascinating and beautiful one, and that citizen philosophers and academic philosophers alike share in making it so.
- Oxford University Press Philosophy Blog
The Oxford University Press philosophy blog provides a wide range of philosophy posts from OUP authors and staff members.
- Ph.D. Placement Project
The Chronicle of Higher Education's effort to gather data on job-placement rates in doctoral programs.
- Philosophers in Paradise
A blog devoted to the philosophical works of David K. Lewis.
- Philosophical Percolations
A blog that covers a variety of philosophical issues.
- Philosophical Profiles
Philosophical Profiles is a series of interviews with distinguished and influential philosophers working on a range of issues of interdisciplinary interest. Each philosopher discusses his or her particular area of focus and how he or she became interested in that area in a way that should be accessible to a general audience.
- Philosophical Spaces
This blog considers how to make the climate in philosophy departments and other professional spaces more hospitable.
- Philosophize This!
A podcast on the history of philosophy.
- Philosophy Bakes Bread podcast
Philosophy Bakes Bread is a production of the Society of Philosophers in America (SOPHIA) and is intended to showcase the public importance of philosophy, both for our everyday lives and for leadership in the policy world.
- Philosophy Bites
Podcasts of top philosophers interviewed on bite-sized topics.
- Philosophy in Action: Rational Principles for Real Life
Philosophy in Action Radio broadcasts live over the internet on Sunday mornings and most Wednesday evenings. On Sunday mornings, I answer questions applying rational principles to the challenges of real life in a live hour-long show. Greg Perkins of Objectivist Answers co-hosts the show. On Wednesday evenings, I interview an expert guest about a topic of interest.
- Philosophy Matters
A blog about philosophy and "the good life."
- Philosophy News
Get the latest in news and events about philosophy from around the world as well as original essays.
- Philosophy Smoker
Professional philosophy issues for ABDs, recent Ph.Ds, and the non-tenured.
- Philosophy Talk
The Philosophy Talk podcast celebrates the value of the examined life. Each week, our two host philosophers invite you to join them in conversation on a wide variety of issues ranging from popular culture to our most deeply-held beliefs about science, morality, and the human condition.
- Philosophy TV
A video website devoted to philosophical thinking
- Philosophy, et cetera
A blog by Richard Chappell containing thoughts on academic philosophy.
Philospot is a dynamic community for philosophers, scientists and writers to discuss their work, interests and observations.
This blog is dedicated to news about and of interest to professional philosophers, including philosophy and philosophers in the broader world, recent hires, etc.
- Public Reason
Public Reason is a blog for political philosophers and theorists. The purpose of the blog is to create an open forum for the academic political philosophy and theory community.
- Rabbi Dr. George N. Schlesinger: A Tribute to His Life and Work
Here you will find information about the life and work of Rabbi Dr. George N Schlesinger. There are articles written by Dr. Schlesinger. There are links to books written by Dr. Schlesinger. And there are photographs of Dr. Schlesinger and his family, as well as other information.
- Rationally Speaking Podcast
Hosts Massimo Pigliucci and Julia Galef explore the borderlands between reason and nonsense, likely and unlikely, science and pseudoscience.
- Science Visions
Philosophy of Science Association Women's Caucus Blog
- The Philosophers' Cocoon
A safe and supportive forum for early-career philosophers.
- The Pluralist's Guide to Philosophy Programs
A survey of expert opinion on the best places to study select sub-fields of philosophy.
- The Second Shift: Academic Feminism After Hours
A group of thinkers working to bring academic feminist analysis into conversation with politics and pop culture.
- The Stone
The New York Times' The Stone features the writing of contemporary philosophers on issues both timely and timeless.
- What Is It Like to Be a Philosopher?
A website featuring in-depth autobiographical interviews with professional philosophers.
- What is it like to be a woman in philosophy?
This blog is devoted to short observations (generally fewer than 300 words) sent in by readers, about life as a woman in philosophy.
- What We're Doing About What It's Like: Making Things Better for Women in Philosophy
This blog is a sister-blog to What is it Like to Be a Woman in Philosophy?. (Both are initiatives of the Women in Philosophy Task Force.) It’s devoted exclusively to discussions—anonymous or not—of what individuals and institutions are doing in response to problems for women in philosophy.
- Wireless Philosophy
Wi-Phi introduces people to the practice of philosophy by making videos that are freely available in a form that is entertaining and accessible to people with no background in the subject.
Centers and Institutes
- Center for Bioethics
Established in 1985, the University of Minnesota's Center for Bioethics is a nationally prominent, yet locally focused, resource that conducts important research and provides educational programs and services to help students, professionals, policy makers, and the public confront the complex ethical issues emerging in health care and the life sciences.
- Center for Critical Thinking
The Center for Critical Thinking and Moral Critique conducts advanced research and disseminates information on critical thinking.
- Center for Dewey Studies
The Center for Dewey Studies is the home of ongoing publishing projects and research materials that focus on the life and work of the American philosopher and educator John Dewey.
- Center for Environmental Philosophy
The Center for Environmental Philosophy is a non-profit organization that supports a range of scholarly activities that explore philosophical aspects of environmental problems.
- Center for the Study of World Religions
The mission of the Center for the Study of World Religions at Harvard Divinity School is to advance interdisciplinary, international, and interreligious exchange, learning, and research on the world's religions.
- Centre for Professional Ethics
The Centre is an internationally known research institution with a reputation for excellence in applied philosophy, particularly in bioethics and global ethics.
- Centre for Research Ethics & Bioethics
An organization for researchers from various disciplines that aims to offer opportunities to study issues in research ethics, bioethics and other fields of applied ethics.
- Group in Logic and the Methodology of Science
The Group in Logic and the Methodology of Science is an interdepartmental agency at UC Berkeley which cooperates closely with the Department of Mathematics, the Department of Philosophy, and the Department of Electrical Engineering and Computer Sciences.
- Institute for the Advancement of Philosophy for Children
The Institute for the Advancement of Philosophy for Children provides curriculum materials and teacher support for engaging young people in philosophical inquiry.
- Institute for Vico Studies
The Institute for Vico Studies was created to foster the study of Giambattista Vico in the English speaking world.
- Institute of Art and Ideas
The Institute of Art and Ideas (IAI) is committed to fostering a progressive and vibrant intellectual culture in the UK. We are a charitable, not-for-profit organisation engaged in changing the current cultural landscape through the pursuit and promotion of big ideas, boundary-pushing thinkers and challenging debates.
- Metaphysics Research Lab
The Metaphysics Research Lab consists of a group of researchers located around the world collaborating with Edward N. Zalta on the axiomatic theory of abstract objects.
- Minnesota Center for Philosophy of Science
MCPS advances research and graduate training in the philosophy of science and related studies of science and technology. It brings together researchers from around the world through its visiting fellows program and conferences, and conducts collaborative research through its workshops.
- National Center for Education Statistics
The National Center for Education Statistics (NCES) is the primary federal entity for collecting and analyzing data related to education.
- Northwest Center for Philosophy for Children
Northwest Center for Philosophy for Children is a non-profit organization affiliated with the University of Washington Department of Philosophy.
- Philosophy Learning and Teaching Organization
PLATO is a national membership organization that advocates and supports introducing philosophy to pre-college students.
- Royal Institute of Philosophy
The Royal Institute of Philosophy is a charity dedicated to the advancement of philosophy in all its branches through the organization and promotion of teaching, discussion, and research of all things philosophical.
- The Humanities Center at the University of Rochester
As scholars in the humanities and humanistic social sciences at the University of Rochester, we examine human culture in its myriad forms: literature, language, media, philosophy, religion, history, anthropology, visual and performing arts, and much more. The Humanities Center is our interdisciplinary home base. It is both a planned physical space, eventually to be located in Rush Rhees Library, and a community of researchers committed to scholarly exchange and collaboration. We offer programs for faculty, students, and the public.
- W. Maurice Young Centre for Applied Ethics
The Centre's mission is to advance research and teaching of applied ethics, conceived as the application of normative methods to core issues in science and technology ethics and policy, organizational ethics, animal welfare, health, the environment, and research ethics.
- Diversity Reading List
The Diversity Reading List collects high quality texts in philosophy, written by authors from under-represented groups. Its aim is to promote the work of such authors and facilitate finding and using their texts in teaching.
- Early Modern Philosophy Texts
Here are versions of some classics of early modern philosophy, and a few from the 19th century, prepared with a view to making them easier to read while leaving intact the main arguments, doctrines, and lines of thought.
- Eserver.org's philosophy collection
The EServer (founded in 1990 at Carnegie Mellon as the English Server), attempts to provide an alternative niche for quality work, particularly writings in the arts and humanities. Now based at Iowa State University, we offer fifty collections on such diverse topics as art, architecture, race, Internet studies, sexuality, drama, design, multimedia, and current social issues. In addition to short and longer written works, we publish hypertext and streaming audio and video recordings.
- Food, Energy, & Water (FEW) Resources
This website debuted on January 25, 2013. It currently contains more than 500 unique entries found on 36 pages. Specific topic pages are organized under introductory subject headings, and in total, the site contains over 1500 external links. The site has been developed as a book length work (currently around 200,000 words). It can be used as a reference guide for those want to read entries in encyclopedic fashion or as an introduction to issues of global justice, economic development, and environment.
- Online Hong Kong Directory of Philosophical Papers
Philosophical papers published in Hong Kong, or published elsewhere, but are written by Hong Kong-based philosophers. Includes both English language and Chinese language papers.
- Open Culture: Free Philosophy eBooks
This page features a growing list of Free Philosophy eBooks, presenting essential works by Aristotle, Hegel, Kant, Nietzsche, Wittgenstein and many other philosophers.
- Pacific University's Digital Commons: Essays in Philosophy
Essays in Philosophy publishes philosophical papers of quality which the editors believe will make a contribution to the literature on a certain topic. The journal holds to no specific school of thought, mode of philosophizing, or style of writing. Each issue of the journal is devoted to a specific topic.
- Philosophers' Imprint
Philosophers' Imprint is a refereed series of original papers in philosophy, edited by Stephen Darwall and J. David Velleman, with the advice of an international Board of Editors; and published on the World Wide Web by the University of Michigan Digital Library.
Philosophical essays, Wittgenstein, Darwin, Dennett, Chalmers, Popper, logic, language, anti-realism, zombies, philosophy of mind, philosophy of science.
PhilPapers is a comprehensive directory of online philosophical articles and books by academic philosophers. We monitor journals in many areas of philosophy, as well as archives and personal pages. We also accept articles directly from users, who can provide links or upload copies.
- Stanford Encyclopedia of Philosophy
From its inception, the SEP was designed so that each entry is maintained and kept up to date by an expert or group of experts in the field. All entries and substantive updates are refereed by the members of a distinguished Editorial Board before they are made public.
- The Duke Library: Documents from the Women's Liberation Movement
The materials in this on-line archival collection document various aspects of the Women's Liberation Movement in the United States, and focus specifically on the radical origins of this movement during the late 1960s and early 1970s. Items range from radical theoretical writings to humourous plays to the minutes of an actual grassroots group.
Foundations and Funders
- ACLS Fellowship Programs
ACLS is the leading private institution supporting scholars in the humanities and related social sciences at the doctoral and postdoctoral levels. In the 2012-13 competition year, ACLS made awards totaling $15.3 million to more than 300 scholars selected from nearly 4,000 submitted applications.
- Andrew W. Mellon Foundation
The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation currently makes grants in four core program areas: Higher Education and Scholarship; Scholarly Communications and Information Technology; Art History, Conservation, and Museums; and
- APA Funding Programs
APA funding programs include the small grant fund, the fund for diversity and inclusiveness, the Berry fund for public philosophy, the teaching fund, and the fund for assistance to overseas philosophers.
- Getty Research Institute
The Getty Research Institute is dedicated to furthering knowledge and advancing understanding of the visual arts and their various histories through its expertise, active collecting program, public programs, institutional collaborations, exhibitions, publications, digital services, and residential scholars programs.
- John Templeton Foundation
The John Templeton Foundation serves as a philanthropic catalyst for discoveries relating to the Big Questions of human purpose and ultimate reality. JTF supports research on subjects ranging from complexity, evolution, and infinity to creativity, forgiveness, love, and free will. We encourage civil, informed dialogue among scientists, philosophers, and theologians and between such experts and the public at large, for the purposes of definitional clarity and new insights.
- Marc Sanders Foundation
The Marc Sanders Foundation aims to stimulate renewed appreciation for traditional philosophy by encouraging, identifying and rewarding excellent research in metaphysics, epistemology, philosophy of mind, metaethics, and philosophy of religion.
- National Endowment for the Humanities
The National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH) is an independent federal agency created in 1965. It is one of the largest funders of humanities programs in the United States.
- National Science Foundation
The National Science Foundation (NSF) is an independent federal agency created by Congress in 1950 "to promote the progress of science; to advance the national health, prosperity, and welfare; to secure the national defense."
- Squire Family Foundation
The Squire Family Foundation believes that all students in American elementary and secondary schools should have an opportunity to study philosophy in order to develop their ability to understand and evaluate their own beliefs and values, as well as those of others, so that they can become open-minded, respectful, thoughtful adults and responsible citizens. Since 2007, SFF has been working with philosophers, educators, and administrators to make this vision a reality.
- Beall's List: Potential, possible, or probable predatory scholarly open-access publishers
A list of questionable scholarly open-access publishers.
- Al-Mukhatabat: A Trilingual Journal for Logic and Analytical Philosophy & Epistemology
Al-Mukhatabat publishes philosophical papers on logic, analytic philosophy and epistemology, including philosophy, and history of logic, theory of knowledge and philosophy and history of sciences.
- American Catholic Philosophical Quarterly
American Catholic Philosophical Quarterly (ACPQ) is the journal of the American Catholic Philosophical Association. Established in 1927, this journal has a rich and varied history, and has long been one of the leading philosophy publications in North America.
- American International Journal of Contemporary Research
An open access, peer-reviewed and refereed multidisciplinary journal published by Center for Promoting Ideas (CPI), USA. The main objective of AIJCR is to provide an intellectual platform for the research community. AIJCR aims to promote contemporary research in business, humanities, social science, science and technology.
- American Journal of Bioethics: Primary Research
The mission of AJOB Primary Research is to advance the pursuit of empirical work in bioethics through the publication of primary research in bioethics and conceptual analyses of the relationship between descriptive and normative inquiry.
- Ancient Philosophy
Ancient Philosophy is a peer-reviewed journal devoted to the publication of original articles, discussions, and reviews in ancient Greek and Roman philosophy and science.
- Annals of Science
Annals of Science was launched in 1936 and is now established as the leading scholarly journal in the field.
Atenea is a multidisciplinary bilingual journal published twice a year by the University of Puerto Rico at Mayagüez. It features essays and book reviews on the humanities and social sciences, as well as some poetry and short fiction.
- Augustinian Studies
Augustinian Studies is a scholarly journal devoted to the study of the life, teachings, and influence of Augustine of Hippo.
- Business and Professional Ethics Journal
The Business and Professional Ethics Journal is a forum for interdisciplinary research that explores the systemic causes of ethical challenges in business and professional life.
- Business Ethics Quarterly
Business Ethics Quarterly (BEQ) publishes theoretical and empirical research relevant to the ethics of business. It is the leading journal in its field.
- Chiasmi International
Chiasmi International is a peer-reviewed annual that publishes essays on or inspired by the thought of the French philosopher Maurice Merleau-Ponty.
- CLR James Journal
Established in 1990, this annual journal is the publication of the Caribbean Philosophical Association. It provides a forum for the discussion of the work and legacy of Cyril Lionel Robert James, and the wider field of Caribbean ideas to which James was a major contributor.
- CONTRAWISE - A Journal of Philosophy
CONTRARIWISE is a print journal of philosophy by students of Columbia Secondary School for Math, Science & Engineering.
- Critical Review of International Social and Political Philosophy
Critical Review of International Social and Political Philosophy (CRISPP) explores the theoretical assumptions and implications of policy issues and socio-political-legal processes.
- Cultura: International Journal of Philosophy of Culture and Axiology
This semiannual journal is devoted to philosophy of culture and the study of value. It promotes the exploration of different values and cultural phenomena in regional and international contexts.
- Dao: A Journal of Comparative Philosophy
Dao is an official publication of the Association of Chinese Philosophers in America, co-sponsored by the Institute for Advanced Studies in Humanities and Social Sciences, National Taiwan University, and supported by the Philosophy Department of Kutztown University.
- Derrida Today
Refereed journal that publishes articles on Derrida.
The Dualist is a national undergraduate philosophy journal published by Stanford University undergraduates. Its purpose is to offer students from all universities an opportunity to participate in a normally inaccessible part of academic life—the production and publication of papers for general philosophical readership.
- Environmental Ethics
Environmental Ethics publishes articles, reviews and discussions exploring the philosophical aspects of environmental problems.
- Environmental Philosophy
This journal features articles, discussion papers, and book reviews for persons working and thinking within the broad field of "environmental philosophy." It is the journal of the International Association for Environmental Philosophy.
Episteme is a general journal of epistemology in the analytic tradition that invites both informal and formal approaches.
- Epoché: A Journal for the History of Philosophy
Epoché considers the history and tradition of philosophy to be an essential part of contemporary philosophical discourse. It is open to all areas and thematics arising out of the history of philosophy.
Ergo is a general, open access philosophy journal accepting submissions on all philosophical topics and from all philosophical traditions. Papers are published as they are accepted; there is no regular publication schedule.
- Essays in Philosophy
Essays in Philosophy publishes philosophical papers of quality which the editors believe will make a contribution to the literature on a certain topic.
Ethics features scholarly work that covers a range of topics pertaining to moral and political philosophy from a variety of intellectual perspectives, including social and political theory, law, and economics.
Existenz is an online journal in philosophy devoted to research and publication in philosophy, religion, politics, and the arts.
- Faith and Philosophy
This journal encourages discussion among a wide variety of theological and philosophical perspectives that fall largely within the philosophy of religion. It is the journal of the Society of Christian Philosophers.
- Feminist Philosophy Quarterly
FPQ is an online, open access, peer-reviewed journal dedicated to promoting feminist philosophical scholarship. FPQ welcomes submissions from all areas and traditions of feminist philosophy, and its goal is to be a platform for philosophical research that engages the problems of our time in the broader world.
- Graduate Faculty Philosophy Journal
The Graduate Faculty Philosophy Journal publishes articles, lectures, and book reviews in continental philosophy and the history of philosophy. Since 1972 this journal has been at the forefront of continental philosophy in the United States.
- Hermes Undergraduate Philosophy Journal
Hermes is the University of Ottawa's undergraduate philosophy journal.
- History and Philosophy of Logic
History and Philosophy of Logic contains articles, notes and book reviews dealing with the history and philosophy of logic.
- History and Theory
History and Theory is an international journal devoted to the theory and philosophy of history.
- History of Philosophy of the Life Sciences
History of Philosophy of the Life Sciences is an interdisciplinary journal committed to providing an integrative approach to understanding the life sciences.
- Humane Medicine
Humane Medicine's mission is to facilitate dialogue and the exchange of ideas regarding the spiritual, psychological and social basis of human well-being and to explore the interrelatedness of mind, body and spirit.
- Hume Studies
Hume Studies is an interdisciplinary scholarly journal dedicated to publishing important work bearing on the thought of David Hume.
- HYLE: International Journal for Philosophy of Chemistry
HYLE is a peer reviewed international journal dedicated to all philosophical aspects of chemistry.
- Hypatia: A Journal of Feminist Philosophy
Since its inception in the mid-1980s, Hypatia has been a catalyst for broadening and refining feminist philosophy.
- Idealistic Studies
Idealistic Studies provides a forum for the discussion of themes and topics that relate to the tradition and legacy of philosophical Idealism.
- Informal Logic
A peer-reviewed journal publishing articles and reviews on topics related to reasoning and argumentation in both theory and practice.
- Inquiry: An Interdisciplinary Journal of Philosophy
Inquiry is an international peer-reviewed journal publishing work within in all areas of philosophy.
- Inquiry: Critical Thinking Across the Disciplines
Since 1988 this journal has published articles, responses, notices, letters, reviews, and book reviews, as well as theoretical papers on critical thinking.
- International Journal of Applied Philosophy
The International Journal of Applied Philosophy is committed to the view that philosophy can and should be brought to bear upon the practical issues of life. It publishes philosophical articles dealing with practical issues in business, education, the environment, government, health care, law, psychology, and science.
- International Journal of Feminist Approaches to Bioethics
IJFAB is the leading forum in bioethics for feminist thought and debate. IJFAB welcomes feminist scholarship from any discipline on ethical issues related to health, health care, and the biomedical sciences, or to the social, economic, and environmental determinants of health.
- International Philosophical Quarterly
Since 1961 International Philosophical Quarterly has provided a forum in English for the international exchange of basic philosophical ideas. The journal stands in the general tradition of theistic and personalist humanism without further restriction of school or philosophical orientation, and is open to the philosophical discussion of contemporary issues and historical studies.
- International Studies in the Philosophy of Science
International Studies in the Philosophy of Science is a scholarly journal dedicated to publishing original research in philosophy of science and in philosophically informed history and sociology of science.
- Journal of Aesthetics and Art Criticism
Established in 1942 by the American Society for Aesthetics, The Journal of Aesthetics and Art Criticism publishes current research articles, symposia, special issues, and timely reviews of books in aesthetics and the arts.
- Journal of Ayn Rand Studies
JARS is a nonpartisan journal devoted to the study of Ayn Rand and her times.
- Journal of Chinese Humanities
A peer-reviewed, English-language journal that serves as the extension of the prestigious Chinese-language journal Wen Shi Zhe "Literature, History, Philosophy" put out by Shandong University. Journal of the Chinese Humanities aims to introduce top-level scholarship from inside China to American and English-speaking audiences.
- Journal of Ethics: An International Philosophical Review
A peer-reviewed journal of analytic philosophy founded in 1997 publishing work in theoretical and applied ethics.
- Journal of Interdisciplinary Studies
This award-winning journal seeks to re-invent the liberal arts, engaging academics, teachers, students, and intellectually curious in integrating knowledge, ethics and faith.
- Journal of Japanese Philosophy
The first international, peer-reviewed journal of Japanese philosophy.
- Journal of Moral Philosophy
The Journal of Moral Philosophy is a peer-reviewed journal of moral, political and legal philosophy with an international focus.
- Journal of Philosophical Research
Journal of Philosophical Research is an annual journal committed to the advancement of all areas of philosophical inquiry. It publishes articles from any philosophical orientation, in English or French, that make a significant contribution to the field.
- Journal of Philosophy
The Journal of Philosophy, founded in 1904, publishes philosophical articles of current interest and encourage the interchange of ideas, especially the exploration of the borderline between philosophy and other disciplines.
- Journal of Philosophy, Science & Law
The Journal of Philosophy, Science & Law is an interdisciplinary forum dedicated to examining issues in the intersection of applied philosophy, science, and the law.
- Journal of Social Ontology
A newly established interdisciplinary journal which promotes current debates in social ontology, collective intentionality and the study of social phenomena in general. The journal aims at facilitating and providing a focus for debates in these fields and at supplying a forum for exchange between philosophers and scientists from neighboring disciplines.
- Journal of Social Philosophy
The Journal of Social Philosophy seeks to publish creative approaches to practical and normative issues of contemporary social life, such as those arising from economic and other forms of globalization, violent political conflict, and the multiplicity of cultural experiences worldwide.
- Journal of Speculative Philosophy
The Journal of Speculative Philosophy, the USA's oldest philosophy journal without religious affiliation, features original contemporary work informed by historical scholarship. The journal publishes across philosophical traditions and orientations and understands philosophy broadly so as to include literature, art, politics, society, law, education, philosophical psychology, and religion. It appears quarterly from the Penn State University Press--one issue featuring selected papers from the annual meeting of the Society for Phenomenology and Existential Philosophy, and another issue including papers from the annual conference of the American Philosophies Forum.
- Journal of Symbolic Logic
The Journal of Symbolic Logic publishes research in mathematical logic and its applications of the highest quality.
- Journal of the American Philosophical Association
The Journal of the American Philosophical Association, published in partnership with Cambridge University Press, provides a platform for original work in all areas of philosophy. The journal aims to publish compelling papers written in a way that can be appreciated by philosophers of every persuasion.
- Journal of the History of Philosophy
Journal of the History of Philosophy (JHP) is an international journal that publishes articles, notes, discussions, and reviews about the history of Western philosophy, broadly conceived.
- Journal of the Society for Philosophy and Literary Studies of Nepal
This journal, titled "Journal of Philosophy: A Cross-Disciplinary Inquiry," is edited in the United States and produced in Nepal.
- Kennedy Institute of Ethics Journal
Now in its third decade of publication, the KIEJ is an interdisciplinary quarterly journal of the Joseph and Rose Kennedy Institute of Ethics at Georgetown University.
- Kinesis Journal in Philosophy
In the late 1960's, Kinesis was founded with the goal of providing an open-forum for graduate students of philosophy to publish their respective works, and receive scholarly criticism. But being founded in the mid 1960's, Kinesis didn't want to appear too bourgeois, and kept its doors open to all papers of a "philosophical" nature. Kinesis is now a professional journal.
- Labyrinth: The International Journal for Philosophy, Feminist Theory & Cultural Hermeneutics
An International Journal for Philosophy, Feminist Theory and Cultural Hermeneutics
- Logical Analysis and History of Philosophy
The journal intends to provide a forum for articles in which classical philosophical texts are interpreted by drawing on the resources of logical analysis.
- Manusya: Journal of Humanities
This journal began its biannual publication at Chulalongkorn University in Bangkok, Thailand in 1998.
Metaphilosophy publishes articles and book reviews stressing considerations about philosophy and particular schools, methods or fields of philosophy. The intended scope is very broad: no method, field or school is excluded.
- Midwest Studies in Philosophy
Midwest Studies in Philosophy presents important thinking on a single topic in philosophy with each volume. Influential contributors bring provocative and varying ideas to the theme at hand.
For well over 100 years, Mind has presented the best of cutting edge thought from epistemology, metaphysics, philosophy of language, philosophy of logic, and philosophy of mind.
The Monist publishes quarterly thematic issues on particular philosophical topics which are edited by leading philosophers in the corresponding fields.
- New Nietzsche Studies: The Journal of the Nietzsche Society
New Nietzsche Studies is a journal of continental philosophy, featuring European and American reflections on Nietzsche's thought.
- Notre Dame Philosophical Reviews
Notre Dame Philosophical Reviews is entirely devoted to publishing substantive, high-quality book reviews.
Noûs, a premier philosophy journal, publishes articles that address the whole range of topics at the center of philosophical debate, as well as long critical studies of important books.
- Owl of Minerva
This journal features articles, discussions, translations, reviews, and bibliographical information pertaining to Hegel, his predecessors, contemporaries, successors, and influences today. It is the journal of the Hegel Society of America.
- Philo: The Journal of the Society of Humanist Philosophers
Philo's goal is to publish original, conceptually precise, and argumentatively rigorous articles in all fields of philosophy.
The Philosopher is the oldest general Philosophy Journal in the world.
- Philosopher's Imprint
Philosophers' Imprint is a refereed series of original papers in philosophy, founded in the spirit of the Open Access movement.
philoSOPHIA is an international, peer-reviewed journal for scholarship that engages the rich traditions of feminist theory and continental philosophy, both broadly construed. The journal aims to broaden the discipline of philosophy and enrich the practices of feminist theory, bringing the conceptual resources of these fields together to address pressing socio-political issues. We encourage a wide range of theoretical approaches, particularly those exploring feminist philosophical questions through the lenses of queer, critical race, disability, and transnational perspectives.
- Philosophic Exchange
Philosophic Exchange is an online, open-access journal in which leading philosophers write articles that are aimed at a general audience. Thus these articles are useful to students of philosophy at all levels.
- Philosophical Perspectives
Philosophical Perspectives, an annual journal supplement to Noûs, publishes original essays by foremost thinkers in their fields, with each volume confined to a main area of philosophical research.
- Philosophical Psychology
Philosophical Psychology is an interdisciplinary journal devoted to developing and strengthening the links between philosophy and the psychological sciences by publishing original, peer-reviewed contributions that advance these fields of research.
- Philosophical Quarterly
The Philosophical Quarterly is one of the most highly regarded and established academic journals in philosophy, committed to publishing high-quality articles from leading international scholars across the range of philosophical study.
- Philosophical Review
In continuous publication since 1892, the Philosophical Review has a long-standing reputation for excellence and has published many papers now considered classics in the field.
- Philosophical Topics
This bi-annual journal is devoted to the publication of original work in the major areas of philosophy. Each thematic issue consists entirely of invited papers and maintains the highest standard of scholarly excellence.
Philosophy, the journal of the Royal Institute of Philosophy, is one of the leading academic journals of philosophy and serves the philosophical interests of specialists in other fields and those of the general reader.
- Philosophy & Public Affairs
Issues of public concern often have an important philosophical dimension. Philosophy & Public Affairs is published in the belief that a philosophical examination of these issues can contribute to their clarification and to their resolution.
- Philosophy and Phenomenological Research
Philosophy and Phenomenological Research is open to a variety of methodologies and traditions.
- Philosophy Now
Since its small-scale launch in Britain in 1991, Philosophy Now has grown to become the most widely-read philosophy periodical in the English language.
- Philosophy Today
Philosophy Today publishes original scholarship that reflects the emerging trends of contemporary philosophy, with a particular focus on continental philosophy.
- Process Studies
Process Studies is devoted primarily, although not exclusively, to the philosophy of Alfred North Whitehead and his intellectual associates, most notably Charles Hartshorne.
- Public Philosophy Journal
The Public Philosophy Journal cultivates and publishes scholarship that is accessible to, relevant for, and shaped by the public.
- Questions: Philosophy for Young People
Questions: Philosophy for Young People explores the philosophical questions--and answers--of young people and their teachers.
- Radical Philosophy
Radical Philosophy is a UK-based journal of socialist and feminist philosophy.
- Radical Philosophy Review
This biannual journal features original articles, special discussions, and reviews that will be of interest to those who share the view that society should be built on cooperation rather than competition, and that social decision-making should be governed by democratic procedures.
- Res Philosophica
Res Philosophica is an international, quarterly journal of philosophy that publishes research in all areas of philosophy, historical and topical.
- Science, Religion & Culture
Science, Religion and Culture (SRC) is an open access interdisciplinary journal focused on bringing together research and theoretical analysis from the physical, biological, and social sciences with ideas from philosophy, theology, and religious studies.
- Social Imaginaries
Social Imaginaries inquires into complexes of cultural meaning and cultural projects of power.
- Social Theory and Practice
This quarterly journal provides a forum for the discussion of theoretical and applied questions in social, political, legal, economic, educational, and moral philosophy, including critical studies of classical and contemporary social philosophers.
- Southwest Philosophy Review
The bi-annual journal of the Southwestern Philosophical Society.
- Teaching Philosophy
Teaching Philosophy is the only journal devoted exclusively to the practical and theoretical discussion of teaching and learning philosophy.
- Techné: Research in Philosophy and Technology
This journal serves the need for sustained philosophical reflection on our technological world. It is the journal of the Society for Philosophy and Technology.
- The Vassar College Journal of Philosophy
The Vassar College Journal of Philosophy is a student-run publication supported by the Philosophy Department of Vassar College. Dedicated to both quality and accessibility, it seeks to give undergraduate students from all disciplines a platform to express and discuss philosophical ideas. The Journal is published once a year, in the spring, both in print and online. Questions about The Vassar College Journal of Philosophy can be directed to firstname.lastname@example.org.
- TPM: The Philosophers' Magazine
Founded in 1997 by Julian Baggini and Jeremy Stangroom, TPM: The Philosophers’ Magazine is an independent quarterly, devoted to presenting top-class philosophy in an accessible and entertaining format.
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- Clemente Course in the Humanities
The Clemente Course in the Humanities is a unique educational institution founded in 1995 to teach the humanities at the college level to people living in economic distress. The course works in conjunction with faculty from leading colleges and universities on five continents. Students learn through dialogue about moral philosophy, literature, history, art history, critical thinking, and writing.
Humanities resources collected by the National Endowment for the Humanities.
- Ethics Updates
Ethics Updates is intended to provide resources and updates on current literature, both popular and professional, that relates to ethics.
- Gendered Conference Campaign
The Gendered Conference Campaign aims to raise awareness of the prevalence of all-male conferences (and volumes, and summer schools), of the harm that they do.
- Hong Kierkegaard Library and Center for Study and Publication
The Hong Kierkegaard Library is a special collection containing approximately 20,000 volumes on Kierkegaard and related thinkers, as well as a reconstruction of Kierkegaard’s personal library. The Library also boasts a very active fellowship program for scholars and students of the 19th century Danish philosopher.
- International Directory of Philosophy
The International Directory of Philosophy is an online database containing information on university philosophy departments, professional associations, societies, research centers, journals, and philosophy publishers in the US, Canada, and over 130 other countries.
- International Network of Women Philosophers
The International Network of Women Philosophers is an information portal available to women philosophers throughout the world and to other friends of philosophy.
- Internet Encyclopedia of Philosophy
The Internet Encyclopedia of Philosophy (IEP) was founded in 1995 as a non-profit organization to provide open access to detailed, scholarly information on key topics and philosophers in all areas of philosophy.
- No Dogs or Philosophers Allowed
No Dogs or Philosophers Allowed, North America's premier philosophy television program, features leading thinkers discussing issues vital to the human condition.
- Open Syllabus Project
The Open Syllabus Project (OSP) is building the first large-scale online database of university course syllabi as a platform for new research, teaching, and administrative tools.
Pearson partners with faculty and institutions to creative innovative solutions to improve student achievement and institutional effectiveness.
- Philosophical Installations
More than 1,500 philosophy videos, free for non-commercial use.
- Philosophy Research Base
Erratic Impact's Philosophy Research Base attempts to aid both academic and general interest in all philosophical genres and their related fields.
- Philosophy Research Index
A bibliographic research database containing over 1.2 million listings of philosophy articles, reviews, books, and dissertation in several languages. Coverage is from the 15th century to the present.
- Stanford Encyclopedia of Philosophy
The Stanford Encyclopedia of Philosophy (SEP) combines an online encyclopedia of philosophy with peer reviewed publication of original papers in philosophy, freely-accessible to internet users.
- The UPDirectory
The UPDirectory publicizes information about philosophers who are members of traditionally underrepresented groups in philosophy. The purpose of the directory is to provide an easy-to-use resource for anyone who wants to learn more about the work of philosophers who belong to underrepresented groups within the discipline.
- The Versatile Ph.D.
The Versatile PhD is a web-based, woman-owned, socially positive business that helps universities provide graduate students with non-academic professional development. Our mission is to help graduate students and new PhDs identify, prepare for, and excel in possible non-academic careers.
- TPM: The Philosophers' Magazine
TPM Online, featuring the best in interactive philosophy, is one of the web sites of the international philosophy magazine, TPM: The Philosophers' Magazine.
- Translation Clearinghouse
The OSU Philosophy Department offers translations as a service to fellow philosophers.
- What to do with your Ph.D. in Philosophy — Outside of Academia
Advice for philosophy graduates from Mike Steiner, a philosophy Ph.D. now working in the oil and gas industry.
Wi-Phi's mission is to introduce people to the practice of philosophy by making videos that are freely available in a form that is entertaining, interesting and accessible to people with no background in the subject.
- Arts & Letters Daily
A web portal by the Chronicle of Higher Education that links to a diverse array of news stories, features, and reviews from across the humanities.
- Chronicle of Higher Education
The Chronicle of Higher Education is the No. 1 source of news, information, and jobs for college and university faculty members and administrators.
- Diverse: Issues in Higher Education
With over a quarter century of experience covering education, Diverse is the only newsmagazine focusing on matters of access and opportunity for all in higher education.
- Inside Higher Ed
Inside Higher Ed is the online source for news, opinion and jobs for all of higher education.
- Arizona State University Online
An undergraduate degree program for Philosophy offered entirely online through ASU Online.
- Arizona State University Online
An undergraduate degree program for Philosophy offered entirely online through ASU Online.
- Benefits of Online Education: Free Online Courses
A list of over 1500 free online courses from top-level universities, including MOOCs and self-study courses.
Coursera offers massive open online courses (MOOCs), including the largest online class in the world, taught by Duke University's Walter Sinnott-Armstrong and Ram Neta.
EdX is a not-for-profit enterprise of its founding partners Harvard University and the Massachusetts Institute of Technology that features learning designed specifically for interactive study via the web.
- Independent Learning at UW
The University of Wisconsin Madison offers philosophy courses online via Independent Learning.
InterQuest is an introduction to philosophy course (PHL201) from Oregon State University and offered by OSU e-Campus and the OSU Department of Philosophy.
- Linguistics & Philosophy at MIT
Dozens of philosophy courses offered online via OpenCourseWare.
- Open Culture
Open Culture brings together high-quality cultural & educational media for the worldwide lifelong learning community.
- Pathways School of Philosophy
Pathways was designed as a distance learning program. The six Pathways to Philosophy were developed over a period of three years 1995–8 through dialogue with the first Pathways students.
Udacity's mission is to bring accessible, affordable, engaging, and highly effective higher education to the world.
- University of Oxford
Philosophy courses offered through Continuing Education.
- American University in Cairo Press
The American University in Cairo Press, founded in 1960, is the leading English-language publishing house in the Middle East.
- Association of American University Presses
Formally established in 1937, AAUP promotes the work and influence of university presses, provides cooperative marketing opportunities, and helps its 130+ member presses fulfill their common commitments to scholarship, the academy, and society.
- Brookings Institution Press
The Brookings Institution Press is the book- and journal-publishing arm of the Brookings Institution, a private nonprofit organization devoted to research, education, and publication on important issues of U.S. domestic and foreign policy.
- Cambridge University Press
Cambridge University Press is the publishing business of the University of Cambridge.
- Catholic University of America Press
The Catholic University of America Press, also known as CUA Press, is the academic publishing house of the Catholic University of America.
- Columbia University Press
Columbia University Press was founded in 1893 and is the fourth-oldest university press in the United States.
- Dartmouth College Press
DCP’s interdisciplinary approach to publishing touches on everything from the fine and visual arts, to cross-cultural criticisms of American Studies, to global health and medicine.
- Deborah Charles Publications
A site for legal theory featuring a book series, Legal Semiotics Monographs, concentrating on narrative and postmodern approaches to jurisprudence, legal philosophy and the linguistics of law.
- Duke University Press
A not-for-profit scholarly publisher, Duke University Press is best known for publishing in the humanities and social sciences.
- Fairleigh Dickinson University Press
Fairleigh Dickinson University Press, with editorial offices in Madison, New Jersey, publishes scholarly books for the academic market.
- Hackett Publishing Company
Founded in 1972 by philosophers, Hackett Publishing is employee-owned and specializes in the humanities, especially philosophical and classical texts.
- Harvard University Press
Founded in 1913, Harvard University Press is the publisher of such classic works as John Rawls’s "A Theory of Justice", E. O. Wilson’s "On Human Nature", and Helen Vendler’s "Dickinson."
- Hudson Institute
Hudson Institute is a nonpartisan policy research organization dedicated to innovative research and analysis that promotes global security, prosperity, and freedom.
- Indiana University Press
Founded in 1950, IU Press is recognized internationally as a leading academic publisher specializing in the humanities and social sciences.
- Johns Hopkins University Press
Today, the JHU Press is one of the world’s largest university presses, publishing 80 scholarly journals and nearly 200 new books each year.
- Louisiana State University Press
Founded in 1935, LSU Press quickly established itself as one of the nation’s outstanding scholarly presses and continues to garner national and international accolades, including four Pulitzer Prizes.
- Macmillan Publishers
Macmillan Publishers is a global trade publishing company with imprints in the United States, Germany, the United Kingdom, Australia, South Africa, and around the world.
- McGill-Queen's University Press
A joint venture of McGill University in Montreal, Quebec, and Queen's University in Kingston, Ontario, MQUP is both a specialist in the Canadian perspective and a publisher of international themes.
- Michigan State University Press
Michigan State University Press, founded in 1947, is the scholarly publishing arm of historic Michigan State University.
- MIT Press
The MIT Press is the only university press in the United States whose list is based in science and technology.
- National Academies Press
The National Academies Press (NAP) was created by the National Academy of Sciences to publish the reports of the National Academy of Sciences, National Academy of Engineering, Institute of Medicine, and National Research Council, all operating under a charter granted by the Congress of the United States.
- New York University Press
A publisher of original scholarship since its founding in 1916, New York University Press is a department of the New York University Division of Libraries.
- Northern Illinois University Press
Since its founding in 1965, Northern Illinois University Press’s mission has been to support and enhance the reputation and research mission of the University by publishing outstanding works of scholarship for a global audience.
- Oxford University Press
Oxford University Press is a department of Oxford University and the oldest and largest continuously operating university press in the world.
- Oxford University Press Philosopher of the Month Resources Page
Every month, Oxford University Press will feature an iconic philosopher and include various online and journal resources on this philosopher.
- Paragon House
Paragon House offers books of cultural and intellectual significance with a specific international and interdisciplinary character.
- Philosopher’s Information Center
The Philosopher’s Information Center is a nonprofit organization dedicated to providing the finest scholarly resources to philosophers and individuals interested in philosophy and related disciplines.
- Philosophy Documentation Center
The Philosophy Documentation Center is a non-profit organization dedicated to providing affordable access to essential resources in the humanities and social sciences.
- Polity Books
Polity is a leading international publisher in the social sciences and humanities and we publish some of the world’s best authors in these fields.
The Polity list is particularly strong in the areas of sociology, politics and social and political theory. We also have strong lists in a range of other subjects including philosophy, history, literary studies, media and cultural studies, gender studies, and anthropology.
- Princeton University Press
The Princeton University Press is an independent publisher with close connections to Princeton University.
As an academic publisher with a firm foothold on both sides of the Atlantic - in Amsterdam and New York - Rodopi has steadily provided a channel of academic exchange for scholars from around the world.
- Rutgers University Press
Since its founding in 1936 as a nonprofit publisher, Rutgers University Press has been dedicated to the advancement and dissemination of knowledge to scholars, students, and the general reading public.
- SAGE Publications
SAGE's publishing program includes more than 600 journals and over 800 books, reference works and databases a year in business, humanities, social sciences, science, technology and medicine.
Springer publishes about 2,000 scholarly journals and more than 7,000 new books each year.
- SUNY Press
As an acclaimed international publisher of distinguished research and notable works of general interest since 1966, SUNY Press supports the commitments of the State University of New York to teaching, research, and public service.
- Taylor & Francis Group
As one of the world’s leading publishers of scholarly journals, books, ebooks and reference works, Taylor & Francis Group's content spans all areas of Humanities, Social Sciences, Behavioural Sciences, Science and Technology.
- Texas A&M University Press
Founded in 1974, Texas A&M University Press is the principal publishing arm of one of this nation’s leading research institutions.
- Timothy B. Wilder Rare Books
Maintaining a catalogue of rare & scholarly philosophy books.
- University of Arizona Press
The University of Arizona Press, founded in 1959 as a department of the University of Arizona, is a nonprofit publisher of scholarly and regional books.
- University of Arkansas Press
The University of Arkansas Press was founded in 1980 as the book publishing division of the University of Arkansas.
- University of Chicago Press
Since its founding in 1891 as one of the three original divisions of the University of Chicago, the Press has embraced as its mission the obligation to disseminate scholarship of the highest standard and to publish serious works that promote education, foster public understanding, and enrich cultural life.
- University Of Hawai'i Press
Publisher of fine books on Asia, Hawaii, and the Pacific.
- University of Illinois Press
The University of Illinois Press supports the mission of the university through the worldwide dissemination of significant scholarship, striving to enhance and extend the reputation of the university.
- University of Iowa Press
Publishes scholarly and general interest books including poetry, short fiction, and literary criticism; as well as Midwest regional interest books.
- University of Massachusetts Press
Founded in 1963, the University of Massachusetts Press is the book-publishing arm of the University of Massachusetts.
- University of Michigan Press
UM Press publishes in a wide range of humanities and social science disciplines.
- University of Missouri Press
Throughout its history, the Press has been committed to publishing important books, including those unlikely to turn a profit for commercial publishers.
- University of Nebraska Press
The University of Nebraska Press extends the University's mission of teaching, research, and service by promoting, publishing, and disseminating works of intellectual and cultural significance and enduring value.
- University of North Carolina Press
For ninety years, the University of North Carolina Press has earned national and international recognition for quality books and the thoughtful way they are published.
- University of Tennessee Press
The University of Tennessee Press is dedicated to playing a significant role in the intellectual life of the University of Tennessee system, the academic community in general, and the citizens of the state of Tennessee by publishing high-quality works of original scholarship in selected fields as well as highly accurate and informative regional studies.
- University of Texas Press
The University of Texas Press is a book and journal publisher—a focal point where the life experiences, insights, and specialized knowledge of writers converge to be disseminated in both print and digital formats.
- University of Utah Press
In accordance with the mission of the University, the Press publishes and disseminates scholarly books in selected fields, as well as other printed and recorded materials of significance to Utah, the region, the country, and the world.
- University of Virginia Press
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Publishing in Philosophy
Resources on Diversity and Inclusiveness
- COMPASS at Michigan - A Workshop for students considering graduate school in Philosophy
The Department of Philosophy at the University of Michigan is thrilled to announce “COMPASS at Michigan: a workshop for students considering graduate school in Philosophy.” This workshop will bring together students from a diversity of backgrounds for a weekend of philosophical discussion, networking and mentoring.
- Teaching logic in a gender inclusive way
Abstract: Logic is one of the most male-dominated areas within the already hugely male-dominated subject of philosophy. Popular hypotheses for this disparity include a preponderance of confident, mathematically-minded male students in the classroom, the historical association between logic and maleness, and the lack of female role-models for students, though to date none of these have been empirically tested. In this paper I discuss the effects of various attempts to address these potential causes whilst teaching second-year formal and philosophical logic courses at different universities in the UK. I found the most noticeable positive effect came from assigning a good proportion of reading by female authors presenting an original point of view. I go on to suggest some implementations for incorporating more texts by female authors into our arsenal of tools for teaching logic.
Using a decomposition/instantiation algorithm inspired by the "consistency tree" method found in Leblanc and Wisdom's textbook "Deductive Logic", Bertrand solves sets of first-order symbolic logic statements (subject-identity supported) for satisfiability (consistency), validity, and equivalence. It also checks single statements for "logical truth" and "logical falsity," and produces truth-tables for single truth-functional statements.
- Critical Thinking
Critical Thinking is a computer-assisted introduction to logic, both formal and informal.
- Existential Graphs
Existential Graphs is a graphical system of logic developed by the American philosopher Charles S. Peirce about 100 years ago.
- John Halleck's Logic Tools
A number of tools for logic and logic courses.
- Logic Café
Logic's virtual TA and online textbook.
- Logic Daemon and Quizmaster
The Logic Machine at Texas A&M University hosts interactive logic software used for teaching introductory formal logic.
- Logic Toolbox
Logic tools provided by John Saetti.
- Play of Mind
Home of fifteen interactive programs, as well as an assortment of videos, essays and poems.
Developed from Reason!Able, Rationale accelerates the development of rigorous critical thinking skills by providing a visual framework to organise information, structure reasoning and evaluate evidence.
- Reason Lines
ReasonLines provides (1) a new and easier approach to the traditional syllogism and (2) an expansion of the traditional syllogism to include numerical quantification. Also available for Android, in the Google Play store.
- The Logic App
This app provides the tools you will use most often in introductory symbolic logic courses. The logical notation can be chosen to match any textbook.