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POIESIS: Philosophy Online Serials

POIESIS: Philosophy Online Serials is a subscription based service for libraries that provides access to the full text of hundreds of issues of a selection of philosophy journals and series. It was established in 1996 as an online supplement to print subscriptions. All available text is fully searchable and all content is displayed in PDF or HTML format. POIESIS includes journals and series published by philosophical societies, departments, and university presses in several countries. This service is one of several bundle options available within the Philosophy Documentation Center's E-Collection.

For 2020 a POIESIS subscription includes campus wide access to all available issues of the following 30 journals and series:

  • Bowling Green Studies in Applied Philosophy
  • Bradley Studies
  • Bulletin de la Société Américaine de Philosophie de Langue Française
  • Catholic Social Science Review
  • Cogito
  • Dialogue: Canadian Philosophical Review (Vol.37-46, 1998-2007 only)
  • Inquiry: Critical Thinking Across the Disciplines
  • International Corporate Responsibility Series
  • Irish Philosophical Journal
  • The Journal of Critical Analysis
  • Journal of Pre-College Philosophy
  • Logos & Episteme: An International Journal of Epistemology
  • Medieval Philosophy and Theology
  • Overheard in Seville: Bulletin of the Santayana Society
  • The Personalist Forum
  • The Philosophical Review (Vol.1-114, 1892-2005 only)
  • Philosophical Studies
  • Die Philosophin
  • Philosophy and History
  • The Proceedings of the Twentieth World Congress of Philosophy
  • Professional Ethics
  • Radical Philosophy Review of Books
  • Radical Philosophy Today
  • The Ruffin Series of the Society for Business Ethics
  • The Southern Journal of Philosophy( Vol.1-47, 1963-2009 only)
  • Studies in Practical Philosophy
  • Theoria: An International Journal for Theory, History and Foundations of Science
  • Thought: Fordham University Quarterly
  • Thought and Practice: A Journal of the Philosophical Association of Kenya
  • Tulane Studies in Philosophy

  • IN ADDITION to the titles above, online access to the following journals is available through POIESIS as a supplement to current print or online subscriptions to each title. These subscriptions must be purchased from each publisher. This arrangement was developed to provide affordable online access to extensive collections of journal content, at a time when libraries relied primarily on print subscriptions. Online access through POIESIS includes current content and all available back issues in conjunction with the subscription to the journal.

  • American Catholic Philosophical Quarterly
  • The American Journal of Semiotics
  • Ancient Philosophy
  • Augustinian Studies
  • Business and Professional Ethics Journal
  • Environmental Ethics
  • Epoché: A Journal for the History of Philosophy
  • Fichte-Studien
  • Graduate Faculty Philosophy Journal
  • The Harvard Review of Philosophy
  • Idealistic Studies
  • International Journal of Applied Philosophy
  • International Philosophical Quarterly
  • Journal for Peace and Justice Studies
  • Journal of Philosophical Research
  • The Leibniz Review
  • The Owl of Minerva
  • Philosophical Topics
  • Philosophy and Phenomenological Research
  • Philosophy & Theology
  • Proceedings of the American Catholic Philosophical Association
  • Radical Philosophy Review
  • Social Philosophy Today
  • Social Theory and Practice
  • Southwest Philosophy Review
  • Teaching Philosophy
  • NOTE: Print subscriptions to these journals cannot be replaced with access via POIESIS. Post-cancellation access is not included with this bundle. We provide other access options in our E-Collection for libraries that want to replace print subscriptions or consolidate subscription expenses.

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    -- Library Journal, November 2008

    "Highly recommended for general readers, upper-division undergraduates, and higher."
    -- Choice, September 2004

    "POIESIS .... provides a marvelous model of how, by banding together, society and independent journals can employ the potential of technology to provide better means of disseminating and consuming information."
    -- Richard K. Johnson, Scholarly Publishing and Academic Resources Coalition, April 1999

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