Philosphy Resources

Philosophy on the Web - Basic References



Timeline and Biographies


Basic References Site

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General Philosophy Sites

Search Engines

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Specific Topics

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Journals and Texts

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Texts Online

Philosopher's Library:

Online Philosophy Papers:

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Disciplines in Philosophy


Ethics: Lawrence Hinman’s site at University of San Diego

Business Ethics

Computers & Ethics: Computer and Information Ethics Resources on WWW
(Center for Applied Ethics, Univ. of British Columbia)

Medical Ethics

Logic: What is Logic?


Philosophy of Religion

Philosophy of Science

Political Philosophy

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Social Philosophy:

  • Utopia: The Search for the Ideal Society in the Western World
    (requires QuickTime plug-in; New York Public Library)
  • Indexes & Directories
  • Digital Library
  • Philosophy Reference Shelf
  • African Philosophy
  • Chinese Philosophy
  • Indian Philosophy
  • Ancient Philosophy
  • Medieval Philosophy
  • Modern Philosophy
  • Existentialism
  • Philosophy of Mind
  • Philosophy in Cyberspace
    Visually a nice clean site, although can be slow to load at times. Sections include Philosophy Topics, Text-Related Resources, Organisations, Discussion Forums, and Miscellaneous, including Job Vacancies
    Maintained by Dey Alexander, Monash University
  • Erratic Impact -- Philosophy Research Base
    "...categorized by history, subject and author, is a meta-index featuring thousands of annotated links, text resources and community services for students and teachers conducting research in the field of Philosophy...The PRB is divided into 15 different webs, including ancient, medieval, modern, 19th century, 20th century, ecology, feminism, ecofeminism, major philosophical topics, including postmodernism, existentialism, phenomenology, analytic Philosophy, gender theory, etc. "
    By Danne Polk
  • Hippias
    A brief but very selective listing of resources. They are responsible for the search engine above.
  • Meta-Encyclopedia of Philosophy
    "Compare topics in the most important Encyclopedias and Dictionaries of Philosophy on the Internet."
    Compares entries from the following sources: Internet Encyclopedia of Philosophy, Stanford Encyclopedia of Philosophy, Dictionary of the Philosophy of Mind, The Ism Book, The Catholic Encyclopedia (1913), A Dictionary of Philosophical Terms and Names, and the Encyclopedia of Philosophy of Education.
    Maintained by Andrew Chrucky
  • Agnosticism/Atheism
    A wonderful collection of online resources, including forums, online articles and subject directories.
    By Austin Cline,
  • The American Philosophical Association
    "The main professional organization for philosophers in the United States."
    A lot of useful information for the professional philosopher
  • Committee on Philosophy and Computers
  • Annotated Webliography of Humanism
    "This is a collection of websites related to humanism. It is an ANNOTATED and SELECTIVE list. The selection and annotation reflect my considered personal judgment."
    By Dr. Peter Derkx, Prof. History of Humanism, Utrecht, Netherlands
  • Australasian Philosophy Network
    "...a loose affiliation of web sites providing a range of information for the philosophical community in Australia and New Zealand."
    A great source for Australia specific directories and lists.
  • Center for Automated Learning and Discovery
    Carnegie Mellon University
  • Course Materials in Philosophy
    "This page contains links to syllabi and course material published on the web by Philosophy instructors...The site contains two sections: Philosophy Syllabi on the Web and Handouts, Assignments, and Other Course Material. It is edited by Andrew Carpenter, an assistant professor of Philosophy at Antioch College."
  • Descriptive and Formal Ontology
    " This site is primarily devoted to ontology's contemporary developments, with a secondary focus on its historical development. Contemporary ontology is developed from both philosophers and scientists working in Artificial Intelligence, data-bases theory and natural language processing."
  • ephilosopher
    " is dedicated to bringing together some of the best resources for Philosophy available on the web. We offer free resources for philosophers and students of Philosophy, free e-mail accounts, and cutting-edge news and columns on philosophical topics."
    By Paul Neufeld
  • essential teachings
    A growing collection of video interviews with philosophers, scholars, and spiritual leaders regarding "key ideas about the meaning life."
    By Michael McKnight
  • Episteme Links
    Sections include Philosophers, Topics, E-Texts, Departments, Newsgroups, Images, Professors and Graduate Students, and Bookstore (sell those old college texts) and much more.
    By Thomas Ryan Stone
  • Ethics Update
    " designed primarily to be used by ethics instructors and their students. It is intended to provide updates on current literature, both popular and professional, that relates to ethics."
    Edited by Lawrence M. Hinman, University of San Diego
  • Everything Postmodern
    "...It has since grown to eight pages containing links to over 650 postmodern theory resources, sites, and journals..."
    By Gregory Broquard
  • Film-Philosophy
    Internet Salon
    "A journal and discussion forum promoting a philosophical review of cinema, the salon combines original review articles with email response and argument. Plus our regular selection of the best new writings and other links from around the web."
  • Filosofia in Italia
    "Philosophy in Italy , metaindex on the Italian philosophical resources in the net."
    By Davide Fasolo
  • German National Reference Centre for Ethics in the Life Sciences (German or English)
    Sections include: Topics in Bioethics ; Ethics Literature Database ; Institutions & Projects ; Links ; Library.
  • A Guide to Africana Philosophy and Philosophers of African Descent
    A collection of both print and electronic resources.
    By Kim Gallon, University of Pennsylvania Library
  • Guide to Philosophy on the Internet
    An exhaustive list. His listing individual philosophers is especially impressive. Other topics include Guides in 13 languages, Journals, Jobs, Etexts, Teaching, Associations, Newsgroups, Dictionaries, and much more.
    Maintained by Peter Suber
  • Noesis: Philosophical Research Online
    " indexing and accrediting effort dedicated to organizing the philosophical content of the Internet into an academically-viable network of resources for use by Philosophy teachers, researchers and students. Noesis allows scholars to disseminate their research efficiently to the global community simply by putting it on-line at their host institutions and letting us know where it is. In addition to allowing meaningful self-publication, Noesis indexes several on-line journals in Philosophy and two encyclopedias. It includes a topic index built by a team of qualified editors who hand-select resources from the larger dataset. Users can browse resources by author, collection or topic. They may also look for resources in our full-text search engine."
    Sections include Authors ; Bibliographies ; Journals ; People ; Publishers ; Primary Texts ; Reference Works ; Topics ; Websites.
  • Pathways to Philosophy Distance Learning Project
    An independent distance learning project based at the Department of Philosophy, University of Sheffield and run in association with the Philosophical Society of England
  • Philosophers Without Borders (English or Spanish)
    Your Guide to Philosophers on the Internet
    "Our aim is to provide you with all you may need in your philosophical investigations over the Internet. With that thought in mind, we will include new useful links weekly...We also want to run a real philosophical community, with email service, forums, chat rooms and in the near future the possibility of publishing your papers
  • Philosophical Services Philosophy Portal
    "...over 100,000 Philosophy links in over 40 searchable databases" from Academic Integrity to Political Philosophy.
  • Philosophy
    A well organized and extensive collection of online resources.
  • Philosophy and Religion
    This well organized site includes Papers, Syllabi and Handouts, Worship Notes, Online Texts, Philosophy Links, and Religion Links.
    Edited by Richard T. Nolan, Ph.D.
  • Philosophy with The Philosophers' Web Magazine
    Topics include General Websites and Philosophical Organisations, Ancient Philosophy, Single Philosophers, Pre-twentieth Century Philosophy, Modern Philosophy, and Contemporary Philosophy and Journals.
    A very quick guide to a fair number of resources
  • Postmodern Philosophy
    "On this page you will find modern, phenomenological, Marxist, hermeneutical, deconstructive, structuralist, etc., etc. philosophical resources."
    By G.K. Parish-Philip
  • Stephen's Guide to the Logical Fallacies
    Includes an index of logical fallacies, logic books, and logic resources on the web.
    By Stephen Downes
  • The Stoic Place
    Contents include: Basic Ideas of the Stoics ; Historical Materials ; 3. Contemporary Stoic Material ; Links to Other Stoic Sites ; Classical Stoic Works Available Online ; Links to Other Collections of Links ; The International Stoic Forum.
    Maintained by Dr. Jan Garrett, Dept. of Philosophy & Religion, Western Kentucky University
  • University of Chicago Philosophy Project
    "This project seeks to provide a forum for electronically mediated scholarly discussion of philosophical works."
  • What is Reality?
    "An introduction to Philosophy and logic with a view to educate in an informal and entertaining manner regarding issues of the scope, impact and relevance of one's personal worldview; Plus Features: The Hall of "-Isms": Essays on systems impacting contemporary culture, Quotations, Trivia, Philosophy Quiz, Book Reviews, Music Recommendations, Fallacy of the Day, Links and More!"
    By Wayne June
  • Collaborative Bibliography of Women in Philosophy
  • The Continental Philosophy Gourmet Report, 1998-2000
    A Ranking of U.S. Graduate Programs in Continental Philosophy, January 1999.
    By Brian Leiter
  • Electronic and Print Journals
    An annotated listing from Dey Alexander's wonderful site.
  • Graduate Programs in Asian Philosophy and Religion
    By Charles Muller, Toyo Gakuen University
  • Guidebook for Publishing Philosophy: Journals
  • The International Directory of On-line Philosophy Papers
  • Jobs in Philosophy
    An international listing
  • Organisations & Associations: Directories
    From Dey Alexander's page
  • The Philosophical Gourmet Report, 1998-2000
    A Ranking of U.S. Graduate Programs [does include Top Foreign Programs] in Analytic Philosophy, September, 1998 with final revisions for October 1998.
    See also the Fall 1999 Supplement.
    By Brian Leiter
  • Philosophy Departments: Directories
    Once again Dey Alexander has the best listing. This is a link to his listing of other directories but his own directory is probably the best.
  • Philosophy News Service
    "The latest Philosophy news and announcements from around the world, including searchable listing of jobs, calls for papers, and other resources and opportunities for philosophers and Philosophy students."

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Miscellaneous Sites:

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Books in Philosophy

Campus Cultural Centers

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