Directory of American Philosophers
Twenty-Fifth Edition, 2010-2011
Elizabeth Stombock, Research Editor
Archie J. Bahm, Founding Editor
The Directory of American Philosophers remains the standard reference work for information about philosophical activity in the United States and Canada. It contains edited listings for 1,700 university and college philosophy programs, 13,600 philosophy faculty, graduate assistantships, research centers, professional organizations, academic journals, and philosophy publishers in both countries. It also contains multiple indexes, an extensive table of academic abbreviations, and a statistical profile of its contents that provides an overview of the current state of the profession. Now in its 25th edition, this directory remains the most comprehensive source of information on philosophical activity in North America in either print or electronic formats.
The Directory of American Philosophers is published every two years, alternating with its companion volume, the International Directory of Philosophy and Philosophers. Together these publications provide a comprehensive overview of organized philosophical activity around the world.
- UNIVERSITIES: These listings provide
information for 1,712 university and college
philosophy departments and programs. Entries include the
department or program name, address, affiliation
of the institution, total number of students
enrolled at the school, highest degree offered
in philosophy, department telephone and fax
numbers, e-mail addresses, and web site (if
available). Listings for philosophy faculty
follow the departmental information, beginning
with department chairpersons. Information about
philosophy faculty includes name, highest degree
earned, academic rank, phone number, e-mail
address, and personal web site (if available).
Areas of philosophical specialization are also
provided for each of the thousands of
individuals listed in this section.
- ASSISTANTSHIPS: Includes listings of
the assistantships, fellowships, fee waivers,
and other financial assistance offered by Ph.D.
and M.A. programs in philosophy in the U.S. and
Canada. Organized alphabetically by institution,
these listings also provide the number of
graduate students and the particular strengths
of each program.
- CENTERS & INSTITUTES: Includes
listings for 126 centers, institutes, and
similar entities that support some form of
philosophical activity. Generally speaking, an
entity listed in this section does not require
dues to be paid as a condition of membership or
participation. Listings include the name,
address, telephone and fax numbers, e-mail
address and available web site, purpose of the
organization, a description of its activities,
meetings, officers, publications, and membership
- SOCIETIES & ASSOCIATIONS: Includes
listings for 168 philosophical societies,
associations, academies, and similar entities.
Generally speaking, entities listed in this
section require dues to be paid as a condition
of membership or participation. The information
provided for these entities is similar to that
for Centers and Institutes.
- JOURNALS: Includes listings for 305
journals that publish scholarly work in
philosophy and related areas, and whose editorial
is located in the U.S. or Canada. Listings
provide the complete title of the journal, name
and address of the editor, telephone and fax
numbers, e-mail address and web site, ISSN,
purpose, sponsor, manuscript information for
authors, information about book reviews
published by the journal, frequency of
publication, paid circulation, founding year,
publisher, copyright holder, and subscription
rates. Format information (print or electronic)
has also been included, as well as information
about the kinds of advertising accepted by the
- PUBLISHERS: Includes listings for 170
publishers of philosophical monographs or serial
publications in philosophy and related
disciplines. Listings provide the complete name
and address of the publisher, telephone and fax
numbers, e-mail address and URL, year
established, and titles of series and journals.
- NAME & ADDRESS LISTINGS: This
section contains names and addresses for over
13,600 US and Canadian philosophers listed in
various sections of the Directory.
- STATISTICAL PROFILE: This section gives a numerical overview by category of the contents of the Directory, including departments by highest degree offered and faculty by rank.
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· ISBN-13: 978-1-889680-79-8 · ISBN-10: 1-889680-79-6 · Published June 2010 · Hardbound · 674 pages · $195 ·
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