Philosophy links assembled by Michael Taber


Large, central sites:

  • Episteme Links -- a comprehensive site with many parts, from lecture notes for courses to philosophical humor.   They also have an excellent page of links to other philosophy sites on the web.
  • PhilEvents—a site listing hundreds of scheduled philosophy conferences
  • Philosophy Updates – a Google Groups discussion board, for updates on conferences, etc.
  • American Philosophical Association -- the home page for the APA has publications available, a directory of addresses of philosophers and departments, and links to many other sites.
  • Philosophy @ Large -- includes a list of philosophy-related listserves, categorized by subject; hosted by England's University of Liverpool.
  • Guide to Philosophy on the Internet -- assembled by Peter Suber, a professor of philosophy at Earlham College (in Indiana), this site has links to many other sites, on everything from pages about particular philosophers to pages about how to write a philosophy paper.

General reference sites:

  • The Internet Encyclopedia of Philosophy -- a helpful source of background materials on many issues and thinkers, with entries arranged alphabetically.
  • The Stanford Encyclopedia of Philosophy -- some useful entries, arranged alphabetically; most entries are yet to be completed.
  • Garth Kemerling's A Dictionary of Philosophical Terms and Names -- short entries on a very large collection of terms and names; includes links to other philosophical reference works.
  • Bjorn's Guide to Philosophy -- a good site for background on many thinkers in the history of philosophy; maintained by Bjorn Christensson, an undergraduate in Sweden (when he assembled this site).
  • Yahoo's page of philosophy links -- links categorized into many subjects.
  • The Perseus Project -- a guide from Tufts University to classical Greek and Roman philosophy, art, literature, etc.
  • The Ism Book -- Peter Saint-Andre's very complete and brief descriptions of just about any ism you'd care to know about.
  • Sean Cearley's Various '-ism's -- links to others' web pages about various "-isms" (e.g., deism, existentialism; definition of many theories, off of Cearly's "One-Stop Philosophy Shop."

Sites exclusively for original philosophy:

  • CogPrints: Philosophy Listings – from the Cognitive Sciences Eprints Archive, the listings in Philosophy link to dozens of original articles on the theme of philosophy of mind and philosophy of science.
  • EJAP -- the Electronic Journal of Analytic Philosophy is edited by Craig DeLancey of Indiana University's Department of Philosophy.
  • Minerva -- a refereed journal of philosophy, edited by Dr. Stephen Thornton; includes a helpful list of other electronic journals in philosophy.
  • Reflections -- the student journal from St. Mary's College of Maryland's Department of Philosophy and Religious Studies; available on-line beginning with volume #4 (1999).
  • The Carleton University Student Journal of Philosophy -- with complete editions on-line.

Course materials:

  • World Lecture Hall -- maintained by the University of Texas, this site covers all disciplines, and includes lecture notes, course assignments, etc.
  • S. Marc Cohen's lecture notes -- syllabi and helpful lecture notes specializing in topics and thinkers in Ancient Greek philosophy.

Ethics sites:

  • Larry Hinman's Ethics Updates -- includes many discussions of ethical issues and various aspects of ethical theories, including bibliographic information; also includes links to some primary texts in the history of philosophy.

Zeno of Elea:

  • Quick -- a biography and quick discussion of the paradoxes, from those at Seton Hall University.
  • Involved -- an account of some of the paradoxes for the more mathematically conversant; also from Seton Hall University.


  • Plato and His Dialogues -- good, comprehensive site on Plato, assembled by Bernard Suzanne.
  • Cyberspace Devoted to the Study of Classical Athens -- authored by Christopher Planeaux, this contains a good biography and history about Plato.
  • The Socrates Project -- from Clarke College in Iowa, an annotated electronic text of Plato's Apology, Euthyphro, Crito, and the death scene from the Phaedo, intended especially to help beginning readers of these works.
  • Outline of the Euthyphro -- from Cynthia Freeland of the University of Houston.
  • Outline of the Meno -- also from Cynthia Freeland of the University of Houston.


Hellenistic Philosophy and Neoplatonism:

Immanuel Kant:

  • Dr. Steve Palmquist's Kant on the Web page, from his site at the Department of Religion and Philosophy at Hong Kong Baptist University


Fyodor Dostoevsky:

  • Christiaan Stange’s Dostoevsky Research Station – a thorough collection of material and links, including everything from articles about his work to pictures of his gravesite and the correct pronunciation of his name.
  • Jay Gallagher’s lecture “Dostoevsky as Philosopher” – a lecture given at UC Davis in 1998.
  • G. J. Mattey’s lecture Dostoyevski on Freedom” – a lecture given at UC Davis in 1995, this covers the relation between freedom and happiness in Dostoevsky’s thought.
  • The F. M. Dostoevsky Literary-Memorial Museum – in St. Petersburg, Russia, this site includes photos of some of the artifacts and places in Dostoevsky’s life.

Friedrich Nietzsche:

Ayn Rand:   


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updated 12/12