Online guides to Philosophy

This section links to various online resources including encyclopedias and other guides to Philosophy and philosophers.

The Internet Encyclopedia of Philosophy is a peer-reviewed academic resource.

The Stanford Encyclopedia of Philosophy is a dynamic reference work which maintains academic standards while evolving and adapting in response to new research. Each entry is maintained and kept up to date by an expert or group of experts in the field, and refereed by the members of a distinguished Editorial Board.

The A Companion to Philosophy in Australia and New Zealand contains a wide range of articles contributed by prominent philosophers and scholars, and includes biographical essays on selected philosophers, topics and controversies, as well as shorter entries on associations, research centres, departments, journals, pedagogy and international links.

Episteme Links is an extensive philosophy site arranged into topic sections with substantial searching facilities.

The Online Guide to Ethics and Moral Philosophy provides a very general introduction to ethics. The materials offer both historical and thematic perspectives on the subject. Key representatives of the history of ethics are presented and major ethical theories are analysed and critiqued.

In the Philosophy Pages, Garth Kemerling offers information for students of the Western philosophical tradition. 
The site includes a concise dictionary of technical terms and personal names encountered in the study of Western philosophy; a survey of the History of Western philosophy; and timeline of intellectual figures with detailed discussion of several major philosophers. 
It also offers summary treatment of the elementary principles of logic, a generic Study Guide for students of philosophy, and links to other philosophy sites on the Internet.

The Indiana Philosophy Ontology (InPhO) project offer a variety of tools for students, researchers and scholars. Its taxonomy browser provides an entry point for finding information on philosophical ideas. With it you can explore related ideas and conduct focused searches at the Stanford Encyclopedia of Philosophy, Noesis, and Google Scholar with a single click. The ontology covers philosophical ideas, thinkers, and journals.

Erratic Impact is a site built for research in philosophy, integrating text resources with the best online resources. Erratic Impact‘s Philosophy Research Base is a vast resource containing articles on philosophers, philosophical theories, terms and movements. Its study guide supports both academic and general interest in all philosophical fields.

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