Introductory Resources

There are plenty of excellent beginner-friendly philosophy resources on the internet. Unfortunately they are spread out across many different websites and platforms, making it inconvenient to find them when you need them. This website aims to make studying philosophy easier by collecting these introductory videos, podcasts, and articles into one place. Simply choose a topic or philosopher to get started. If you’re new to philosophy, you might want to start with this list of 50 podcasts and videos on the history of philosophy.

Types of Resources:

This section contains links to the best sources for beginner friendly philosophy resources based on their content type.

Large Collections of Resources:

These pages contain links to all the online resources I could find on each topic:

Focused Collections:

These pages contain more focused collections. Not everyone wants to wade through a sea of links to find a good introduction to a topic. These pages contain only links to the best introductory resources on each topic.


If you’d like to get more philosophy in your life, follow us on Facebook or Twitter or enter your email below to get a quote/passage from a classic work of philosophy delivered to your inbox each day. They include key passages from Plato’s Republic, Aristotle’s Nichomachean Ethics, Marcus Aurelius’ Meditations, John Stuart Mill’s On Liberty, Nietzsche’s Beyond Good and Evil, and many more. Each passage is paired with a link to a beginner friendly article, video, or podcast, so you can easily learn more about that day’s idea. The goal is to make it easier for everyone to get a little bit more philosophy into their life.