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Monitors 1,400 journals
Indexed by a team of philosophers
Precision discovery within relevant literature
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Overview

The Philosopher's Index is a bibliographic database with informative, author-written abstracts covering scholarly research in all areas of philosophy. The literature covered goes back to 1940 and includes journal articles, books, book chapters such as contributions to an anthology, and book reviews in 37 languages.

The Philosopher's Index monitors over 1,400 journals from more than 80 countries and is updated quarterly. Extensive indexing includes personal and proper names along with subject terms; there is also the capability to search for the authors of book reviews.

Subject Coverage
Major areas of coverage include:

  • Aesthetics
  • Axiology
  • Metaphilosophy
  • Metaphysics
  • Philosophical Anthropology
  • Philosophy of Education
  • Philosophy of Epistemology
  • Philosophy of Ethics
  • Philosophy of History
  • Philosophy of Language
  • Philosophy of Logic
  • Philosophy of Religion
  • Philosophy of Science
  • Political Philosophy
  • Social Philosophy

  • Content Type: Scholarly Journals, Books

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