Cover of Selected Studies in Phenomenology and Existential Philosophy

Selected Studies in Phenomenology and Existential Philosophy


The Society for Phenomenology and Existential Philosophy (SPEP) is a professional organization devoted to supporting philosophy inspired by continental European traditions. Established in 1961, SPEP is one of the largest philosophical societies in North America.

SPEP fosters discussion on all philosophical topics, from art and nature to politics and science, and in the classic philosophical disciplines of metaphysics, epistemology, ethics, and aesthetics. It stives to encourages work in the philosophical traditions of phenomenology and existentialism, as well as other areas commonly associated with ‘continental philosophy,’ such as animal studies, critical theory, cultural studies, deconstruction, environmental philosophy, feminism, German idealism, hermeneutics, philosophy of the Americas, post-colonialism, post-structuralism, psychoanalysis, philosophy of race, and queer theory.

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