Information about Subject Lists

Standard subject lists have been assembled for a number of commonly requested subject areas. These subject areas have been assembled by grouping many sub-fields in broader categories, and the contents of each of these broad categories is listed below. The purpose of these broader categories is to facilitate contacts among philosophers with overlapping specializations. This work is based on data provided by the International Directory of Philosophy.

AESTHETICS
Aesthetics
Philosophy of Art
Philosophy of Lit

AMERICAN PHILOSOPHY
African American Philosophy
American Philosophy
Amerindian Philosophy
Dewey
James
Peirce
Pragmatism
R Rorty
Rawls
Royce
Thoreau

ANALYTIC PHILOSOPHY
Carnap
Decision Theory
Epistemology
Frege
Math Logic
Moore
Philosophical Logic
Philosophy of Lang
Philosophy of Logic
Philosophy of Mind
Quine
Russell
Truth Theory
Whitehead
Wittgenstein

ANCIENT PHILOSOPHY
Ancient Philosophy
Aristotle
Greek Philosophy
History of Philosophy
Latin
Neoplatonism
Plato
Plotinus

APPLIED ETHICS
Applied Ethics
Bioethics
Business Ethics
Computer Ethics
Death & Dying
Engineering Ethics
Environmental Ethics
Journalistic Ethics
Legal Ethics
Medical Ethics
Professional Ethics

APPLIED PHILOSOPHY
Applied Ethics
Applied Logic
Applied Philosophy
Business Ethics
Computer Ethics
Critical Thinking
Death & Dying
Environ Ethics
Environ Logic
Informal Logic
Journalistic Ethics
Legal Ethics
Medical Ethics
Peace Studies
Philosophy for Children
Philosophy of Sport
Professional Ethics
Teaching Philosophy

ASIAN PHILOSOPHY
Asian Philosophy
Buddhism
Chinese Philosophy
Comparative Philosophy
Confucianism
Hinduism
Indian Philosophy
Japanese Philosophy
Siddhanta
Sikhism
Yoga

CONTEMPORARY PHILOSOPHY
19th Century Philosophy
20th Century Philosophy
African American Philosophy
African Philosophy
Analytical Philosophy
British Philosophy
Chilean Philosophy
Comparative Philosophy
Contemp European Philosophy
Contemp Islamic Though
Contemp Philosophy
Continent Philosophy
Derrida
Dufrenne
European Philosophy
French Philosophy
Gadamer
German Philosophy
Hermeneutics
Italian Philosophy
Japanese Philosophy
Latin American Philosophy
Literary Theory
Marx
Marxism
Metaphilosophy
Ortega
Postmodernism
Pragmatism
Rawls
Russell
Russian Philosophy
Spanish Philosophy
Structuralism
Whitehead
Wittgenstein

CONTINENTAL PHILOSOPHY
Arendt
Bergson
Brentano
Camus
Contemp European Philosophy
Continental Philosophy
Critical Theory
De Beauvoir
Deconstruction
Derrida
Existentialism
Fichte
Foucault
Gadamer
Gramsci
Habermas
Heidegger
Hermeneutics
Husserl
Jaspers
Kierkegaard
Lacan
Levinas
Meinong
Merleau-Ponty
Nietzsche
Phenomenology
Philosophy of Time
S Weil
Sartre
Schelling
Schopenhauer

EPISTEMOLOGY
Artif Intel
Cognitive Science
Decision Theory
Empiricism
Epistemology
Idealism
Meaning Theory
Perception
Rationalism
Truth Theory

ETHICS
Applied Ethics
Bioethics
Business Ethics
Computer Ethics
Environ Ethics
Ethics
Humanism
Journalistic Ethics
Kantian Ethics
Legal Ethics
Medical Ethics
Mill
Professional Ethics
Value Theory

FEMINIST PHILOSOPHY
De Beauvoir
E Stein
Feminist Phil
Philosophy of Gender
Postmodernism
S Weil
Woman’s Studies

HISTORY OF PHILOSOPHY
19th Century Philosophy
20th Century Philosophy
Ancient Philosophy
Arabic Philosophy
Aristotle
Augustine
Bacon
Berkeley
Bonaventure
Byzantine Philosophy
Chinese Philosophy
Confucianism
Croce
Darwin
Descartes
Duns Scotus
Feuerbach
Fichte
Greek Philosophy
History of Ideas
History of Logic
History of Medicine
History of Philosophy
Hobbes
Hume
Husserl
Idealism
James
Japanese Philosophy
Jewish Philosophy
Kant
Kierkegaard
Leibniz
Locke
Maimonides
Malebranch
Marx
Medieval Philosophy
Nicolas of Cusa
Pascal
Philosophy of History of Philosophy
Plato
Plotinus
Presocratic Philosophy
Renaissance Philosophy
Rousseau
Russian Philosophy
Schelling
Schopenhauer
Scottish Philosophy
Socrates
Spinoza
Taoism
Thomastic Philosophy

LOGIC
Applied Logic
Critical Thinking
Decision Theory
Deontic Logic
Frege
History of Logic
Informal Logic
Logic
Math Logic
Modal Logic
Philosophy and Computers
Philosophical Logic
Philosophy of Logic
Philosophy of Math
Russell
Symbolic Logic
Wittgenstein

MEDICAL ETHICS
Death and Dying
Medical Ethics
Philosophy of Medicine

MEDIEVAL PHILOSOPHY
Aquinas
Augustine
Bonaventure
Duns Scotus
History of Philosophy
Medieval Philosophy

METAPHYSICS
Action Theory
Death & Dying
Idealism
Metaphilosophy
Metaphysics
Objectivism
Ontology
Philosophical Anthropology
Philosophy of Mind
Philosophy of Nature
Philosophy of Person
Process Philosophy
Whitehead

MODERN PHILOSOPHY
Cartesianism
Critical Philosophy
Descarts
Enlightenment
Hegel
History of Philosophy
Hobbes
Hume
Kant
Leibniz
Locke
Malebranche
Modern Phil
Philosophy of Humanities
Renaissance Philosophy
Spinoza

PHENOMENOLOGY & EXISTENTIALISM
Continental Philosophy
Existentialism
Heidegger
Husserl
Kierkegaard
Marcel
Merleau-Ponty
Nietzsche
Phenomenology
Sartre

PHILOSOPHY OF EDUCATION
Dewey
Philosophy for Children
Philosophy of Education
Philosophy of Music
Teaching Philosophy

PHILOSOPHY OF HISTORY
Collingwood
Croce
Philosophy of History
Vico

PHILOSOPHY OF LANGUAGE
Linguistics
Philosophy of Language
Philosophy of Rhetoric
Semantics
Semiotics

PHILOSOPHY OF LAW
Philosophy of Law

PHILOSOPHY OF MIND
Aesthetics
Artificial Intelligence
Cognitive Science
Consciousness Studies
Perceptions
Philosophy and Computers
Philosophy of Mind
Philosophy of Psychiatry
Philosophy Psychology
Psychoanalysis

PHILOSOPHY OF RELIGION
Buddhism
Chinese Philosophy
Christian Philosophy
Dooyeweerd
Hinduism
Indian Philosophy
Islamic Philosophy
Islamic Theology
Jewish Philosophy
Maritain
Philosophy of Religion
Philosophical Theology
Religion
Theology
Thomistic Philosophy

PHILOSOPHY OF SCIENCE
Darwin
History of Science
Methodology
Philosophy and Computers
Philosophy of Biology
Philosophy of Chemistry
Philosophy of Geology
Philosophy of Math
Philosophy of Medicine
Philosophy of Physical Science
Philosophy of Physics
Philosophy of Science
Philosophy of Social Science
Philosophy of Technology
Philosophy of Time
Philosophical Psychology

SOCIAL & POLITICAL PHILOSOPHY
African American Philosophy
Applied Philosophy
Death & Dying
Economic Philosophy
Environmental Philosophy
Ethnic Philosophy
Feminist Philosophy
Humanism
Marx
Peace Studies
Philosophy of Culture
Philosophy of Ecology
Philosophy of Social Sciences
Philosophy of Technology
Political Philosophy
Social Philosophy
Social-Political Philosophy
Sociology
Woman’s Studies