Websites for Philosophy Organisations
The American Philosophical Association (APA)
The American Philosophical Association is the 'main professional organisation for philosophers in the US.' This site provides a good starting point for exploring philosophy information available on the Internet. It also contains APA Newsletters, Proceedings of the APA, philosophical bibliographies, the International Philosophical Preprint Exchange, information on grants and fellowships, and much more.
American Philosophical Society
Distinguished institution that promotes scholarly research. This site lists professional publications and meetings concerning philosophy relating to topics in both the sciences and humanities.
American Society for Aesthetics
Dedicated to the arts, art criticism, art theory and the philosophy of art.
Association for Symbolic Logic
The Association for Symbolic Logic is 'an international organization supporting the presentation, publication, and critical discussion of scholarly work in the field of logic.' It reflects the role of logic in philosophy, mathematics, computer science and linguistics.
Association of British Theological and Philosophical Libraries
ABTAPL, the Association of BritishTheological and Philosophical Libraries, was 'formed to help those working in libraries containing theological, philosophical and related materials'. Among its activities is the ABTAPL Union List of Periodicals, which includes the philosophy, theology and religious studies journal holdings of 44 different institutes in the UK: links to free electronic journals are also included.
International Association of Empirical Aesthetics
This site provides information about the activities of the Association and links to other aesthetics-related resources on the Internet.
International Society for Environmental Ethics
Home of the Environmental Ethics Newsletter that is archived back to 1990. The site also has a searchable bibliography on environmental ethics.
Philosophical Society of England
This society was founded 'to promote the study of practical philosophy among the general public', and brings together professional philosophers and non-professionals to discuss both traditional and topical philosophical issues. The society also publishes its own electronic journal, 'The Philosopher.'
Philosophy of Science Association
Access is provided to the Association's E-list and newsletter archive, as well as links to social studies resources on the Internet.
Proceedings of the Friesian School
This non-peer reviewed electronic journal of philosophy promotes the tradition of the Friesian School and the further development of the critical philosophy of Immanuel Kant.
Society for Ethics
Promotes philosophical research in ethical theory, moral, social and political philosophy, as well as areas of applied ethics.
Society of Natural Science
The content of this site is based on a 'belief in total determinism using the scientific method to discover the truths about human nature.'
Society for Phenomenology and Existential Philosophy (SPEP)
A professional philosophical organisation dedicated to promoting pluralism in academic philosophy both inside and outside the analytic tradition. Includes resources concerning critical theory, existentialism, feminism, German idealism, hermeneutics, post-structuralism and phenomenology.
Society for Philosophical Inquiry
Dedicated to 'bringing philosophy out of the confines of academia and making it a vibrant and relevant part of everyday life.'
Society for Utopian Studies
An 'international and interdisciplinary association which aims to study utopianism in all its forms.'
Dutch Transhumanist Society which works to overcome existing biological and social limits using technology and science. Resources are in Dutch and English.
Discussion Groups and Mailing Lists
Aesthetics-L Email List
A discussion forum for 'the exchange of ideas and information about aesthetics and philosophy of art'.
This list is a forum for academic discussion of environmental ethics and philosophy. Topics for discussion range from value theory to applied ethics in an environmental context.
The PHILOS-L archive dates from 1989 and covers announcements for conferences, calls-for-papers for journals, and job postings, queries and discussion. Its main audience is philosophers in the British Isles, but it extends to the continent and beyond.
PHILOSOP is the largest internet e-mail list of professional philosophers in the world.
The University of Chicago Philosophy Project
This project seeks to provide 'a forum for electronically mediated scholarly discussion of philosophical works and contains several philosophical discussions between small groups of participants.' The discussion groups focus on many sub-disciplines and the work of individual philosophers.