Below is a list of online resources for studying and teaching philosophy. Feel free to share it and/or add your own suggestions.
1. The List
A History of Ideas Two minute animated videos explaining important ideas and concepts in the history of thought. From BBC. A History of Philosophy in 81 Lectures: Ancient Greece to Modern Times From Arthur F. Holmes course at Wheaton College. Covers Plato, Aquinas, Hobbes, Descartes, Spinoza, Hume, Kant, Hegel, Nietzsche, Sartre, and a few others. Carneades.org A YouTube channel with hundreds of videos on topics like philosophy of science, logic, religion, and others. Critical Reasoning for Beginners "...you will learn all about arguments, how to identify them, how to evaluate them, and how not to mistake bad arguments for good." Data on Women in Philosophy "This site provides some new data [about the representation women in] approximately 100 departments over the past 10 years and [among] faculty at all ranks in Philosophical Gourmet Report (PGR) ranked and unranked programs for 2015." Diversity Reading List In Philosophy A resource for [teachers] who would like to promote equality and diversity by including works of authors from under-represented groups in their teaching. Early Modern Texts "...versions of some classics of early modern philosophy, and a few from the 19th century, prepared with a view to making them easier to read while leaving intact the main arguments, doctrines, and lines of thought." Ethics Matters Dr Dan Halliday talks with the philosophers, and helps place their ideas in a real world context. All episodes are 12 minutes long. Examining Ethics "We feature interviews with ethics experts about their work. We also tell the stories of everyday people and how they wrestle with ethics." Fallacy Files "A collection [and explanation] of named fallacies. That is, types of bad reasoning — such as "ad hominem" — which commonly appear in everyday arguments." Google Scholar The single-best way to find, track, and disseminate research, in my opinion. Implicit Bias & Philosophy "Bringing philosophers, experimental psychologists, and policy professionals together to think about implicit bias." Journal Surveys "...for philosophers to collectively gather useful information about philosophy journals." E.g., average review time, average time to publication, acceptance rate, quality of reviewer comments, etc. Phil Skills "Stories of Philosophers Who've Forged Non-Academic Careers" PhilEvents Upcoming events (Journal/Conference CFPs, Conferences, Workshops, etc.) in philosophy. Subscribe to get automated updates. Philosophical Spaces "This blog considers how to make the climate in philosophy departments and other professional spaces more hospitable." Philosophy for Beginners A "series of five introductory lectures, aimed at students new to philosophy" by Dr. Talbot at the University of Oxford. Philosophy for Children About "philosophy classes with pre-college students, thoughts about doing philosophy with young people, and ideas for how to introduce philosophy in K-12 classrooms and with your own children!" PhilPapers "PhilPapers is a comprehensive index and bibliography of philosophy maintained by the community of philosophers.... We also host the largest open access archive in philosophy." PhilSci Archive "An Archive for Preprints in Philosophy of Science... a free service... goal of the archive is to promote communication in the field by the rapid dissemination of new work." Project Implicit "Project Implicit is a non-profit organization and international collaboration between researchers who are interested in implicit social cognition..." Sci Hub The first website in the world to provide mass & public access to research papers. The Big Questions by TED-Ed Learn about a philosophy puzzle in under 5 minutes with these YouTube videos made by TED and scholars from all over the world. The Non Sequitur It's like fact-checking the news, but it's argument-checking. Philosophy types will love it. The Panpsycast A podcast to "support teachers, students and academics, but inspire free-thinkers worldwide." The Professor Is In "I am Karen L. Kelsky, Ph.D.. I spent 15 years as an R1 tenured professor, department head, and university advisor, and I tell you the truth. The truth about grad school, the job market, and tenure. To the best of my ability." The Society for Philosophers in America We are made up of people from within and beyond the academy, people who are interested in deep, meaningful dialogue, and who aim to enrich public discourse and civility. What Can I Do With A Master’s Degree In Philosophy? Summary: First, you can learn loads of transferable skills (like critical thinking, logic, persuasion, technical writing, advanced research methods, etc.). Second, you can use these skills to pursue loads of fulfilling (and fairly lucrative) careers. Wireless Philosophy Clear, concise, and charming videos about philosophy. No background in philosophy needed.
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