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Directory of American Philosophers, 2012-2013

Twenty-Sixth Print Edition - now also available online!

Elizabeth Stombock, Research Editor
Archie J. Bahm, Founding Editor

The Directory of American Philosophers is the standard reference source for information about philosophical activity in the United States and Canada. It contains edited listings for approximately 1,600 university and college philosophy programs, 14,300 philosophy faculty, graduate assistantships, research centers, professional organizations, academic journals, and philosophy publishers in both countries. The Directory of American Philosophers is also available online, consolidated with its companion volume the International Directory of Philosophy and Philosophers, in the International Directory of Philosophy.

What it Contains

  • NAMES, SPECIALTIES & CONTACT INFO: For approximately 14,300 US and Canadian philosophers.

  • PHILOSOPHY DEPARTMENTS: Listings for 1,691 university and college philosophy departments and programs. Entries include department name, address, institutional affiliation, total number of students enrolled at the school, highest degree offered in philosophy, department phone and fax numbers, e-mail addresses, and web site (if available). Faculty listings follow the departmental information, beginning with chairpersons. Faculty info 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.

  • 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: 128 centers, institutes, and similar entities that support some form of philosophical activity. 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 requirements.

  • SOCIETIES & ASSOCIATIONS: 166 philosophical societies, associations, academies, and similar entities. The information provided for these entities is similar to that for Centers and Institutes.

  • JOURNALS: 328 journals that publish scholarly work in philosophy and related areas, and whose editorial office 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.

  • PUBLISHERS: 171 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.

  • STATISTICAL PROFILE: 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: 978-1-889680-87-3 · ISBN-10: 1-889680-87-7 · Published July 2012 · Hardbound · 634 pages ·
    · ISSN 0070-508X (print) · ISSN 2158-5652 (online) · Available online as International Directory of Philosophy ·

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