Scope

Today, The Philosopher’s Index has over 540,000 journal article and book citations covering over 1600 journals from 139 countries in 37 langauges.

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The Philosopher’s Index seeks to include all articles in philosophy. All articles in philosophy journals are included.  Interdisciplinary journals are covered selectively, as only some of the articles are within the scope of The Philosopher’s Index.

Major areas of Philosophy included in The Philosopher’s Index:

  • Aesthetics
  • Axiology
  • Epistemology
  • Ethics
  • Logic
  • Metaphilosophy
  • Metaphysics
  • Philosophical Anthropology
  • Philosophy of Education
  • Philosophy of History
  • Philosophy of Language
  • Philosophy of Religion
  • Philosophy of Science
  • Political Philosophy
  • Social Philosophy

Document Types included in The Philosopher’s Index:

  • Journal and e-journal articles from both philosophy and interdisciplinary journals
  • Books/Monographs
  • Anthologies
  • Contributions to Anthologies
  • Book Reviews

Languages of Citations and Abstracts:

  • English
  • French
  • German
  • Italian
  • Spanish

Dates of Coverage: 1940 – Current

Update Frequency: Approximately 5,000 new records are added each quarter  

Size: Over 540,000 records as of January 2014