Philosophy Resources

Philosophy students can use the educational resources below to expand their knowledge, participate in important conversations and expand their network for future career opportunities.

  • Phi Sigma Tau: Founded in 1930, Phi Sigma Tau is the International Honor Society in Philosophy. Its mission is to encourage interest and activity among students and to promote ties between philosophy departments in accredited institutions. Phi Sigma Tau also publishes a "Dialogue," a journal for student contributions in all areas of contemporary philosophical research. Eligible students are invited to join Saint Joseph's Nu chapter and can learn more about membership here
  • The Greater Philadelphia Philosophical Consortium (GPPC): Founded in 1980, GPPC is a non-profit educational organization dedicated to promoting philosophical inquiry into the current intellectual and social issues.
  • The American Philosophical Association (APA): According to their website, the APA promotes the discipline and profession of philosophy, both within the academy and in the public arena. APA member benefits include voting privileges, access to prizes and fellowships and more.
  • APA's Resources on Diversity and Inclusiveness: APA provides information on diversity and inclusiveness within philosophy, such as a list of undergraduate diversity institutes in philosophy, anti-racist teaching resources for philosophers and data and fact sheets on underrepresented groups in philosophy. 
  • Critical Thinking on the Web: Critical Thinking on the Web is a directory of quality online resources for philosophers.
  • Stanford Encyclopedia of Philosophy (SEP): The SEP organizes scholars from around the world in philosophy and related disciplines to create and maintain an up-to-date reference work, according to its website.
  • Internet Encyclopedia of Philosophy: Founded in 1995, this peer-reviewed academic resource provides open access to a plethora of scholarly information on key topics and philosophers in all areas of philosophy. 
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