If you want to learn about philosophy, you might ask: “what’s the best way get started?” The answer is that there is no “best” way. The best way for any person will depend on what subjects they’re interested in, how much time and effort they’re willing to put in, and what they ultimately want to get out of studying philosophy. This website was created to help make it as easy as possible for anyone to start studying philosophy by collecting the best philosophy articles, videos, podcast and book recommendations from across the internet and organizing them into one place.
If you’re totally new to philosophy and don’t know which topics interest you the most, you might want to start by browsing this list of introductory philosophy books.
If you have an interest in one of the main branches of philosophy, you can find introductory books by following these links:
If you’re interested in a specific topic, simply choose it from the list below. For links to free philosophy articles, videos and podcasts, click the links marked ‘Resources’. If you want to learn about the topic in more depth then you’ll probably want to choose the links marked ‘Books’.
|Philosophy of Biology||Resources||Books|
|Philosophy of Economics||Resources||Books|
|Philosophy of Language||Resources||Books|
|Philosophy of Mathematics||Resources||Books|
|The Meaning of Life||Resources||Books|
|Philosophy of Science||Resources||Books|
|Philosophy of Technology||Resources||Books|
Or if you’re interested in a specific philosopher, try one of the following links:
|Beauvoir, Simone de||Resources||Books|
|Hegel, G. W. F.||Resources||Books|
|Mill, John Stuart||Resources||Books|
|Montaigne, Michel de||Resources||Books|
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