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PHILOSOPHY RESEARCH INDEX

Now consolidating with PhilPapers!

The Philosophy Research Index is an indexing database of bibliographic information on articles, books, reviews, dissertations, and other documents in philosophy. It uses the best available technology to increase bibliographic coverage of the known philosophical literature in several western languages. Coverage includes current and recent materials, as well as older literature back to the 15th century. The largest portion of this coverage is in English. Current listings and features include:

  • over 1.34 million bibliograpic records
  • 800 journals and series
  • coverage of materials in 30 languages
  • multiple search and browse options
  • facted search results, integrated time line
  • metasearch of all PDC resources
  • automatic translation function
  • save/export search results
  • direct links to JSTOR
  • OpenURL linking
  • monthly updates

In July 2014 the Philosophy Documentation Center partnered with the PhilPapers Foundation. As part of the arrangement, PRI will be incorporated into PhilPapers to bring the largest and most accessible research index to the philosophical community.


What PRI Currently Covers

Electronic feeds from publishers and journals projects help maintain and extend coverage of relevant publications. Our editorial team enters other data from print or electronic sources as available.

Topics covered include: aesthetics, epistemology, ethics, history of philosophy, logic, metaphysics, philosophy of language, philosophy of religion, philosophy of science, political philosophy, and social philosophy. The scope of this coverage is expanding as more data is added.

Outlines of complete listings are provided in the Submissions Guidelines.


· ISSN 2158-916X (online) · Now consolidating with PhilPapers · PRI will be available through 2014 ·

For more information contact us by phone 800-444-2419 or 434-220-3300, by fax 434-220-3301; or by e-mail [email protected].

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