List of important publications in philosophy

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This is a list of important publications in philosophy, organized by field.

Some reasons why a particular publication might be regarded as important:

  • Topic creator – A publication that created a new topic
  • Breakthrough – A publication that changed scientific knowledge significantly
  • Influence – A publication which has significantly influenced the world or has had a massive impact on the teaching of philosophy.

Historical texts[edit]

Western philosophy[edit]

Ancient philosophy[edit]

Medieval philosophy[edit]

Modern philosophy[edit]

Eastern philosophy[edit]

Buddhist philosophy[edit]

Confucianism[edit]

Hindu philosophy[edit]

Chinese Legalism[edit]

Taoism[edit]

Mohism[edit]

Contemporary Philosophy[edit]

Epistemology[edit]

Metaphysics[edit]

Philosophy of biology[edit]

Philosophy of chemistry[edit]

Philosophy of mind[edit]

Philosophy of physics[edit]

Philosophy of psychology[edit]

Philosophy of religion[edit]

Philosophy of science[edit]

Ethics, value, and social philosophy[edit]

Aesthetics[edit]

Ethics[edit]

Freedom and Responsibility[edit]
Bioethics[edit]
Business ethics[edit]
Feminism[edit]

Existentialism[edit]

Philosophy of economics[edit]

Philosophy of education[edit]

Philosophy of history[edit]

Philosophy of law[edit]

Political philosophy[edit]

Logic, language, and mathematics[edit]

Logic and philosophy of logic[edit]

Philosophy of language[edit]

Philosophy of mathematics[edit]

21st-century philosophy[edit]

Transcultural philosophy and postcolonialism[edit]

Transcultural or intercultural philosophy had its precursors in diverse thinkers such as Johann Gottfried Herder and Antonio Gramsci. In recent times, Michel Foucault and Emmanuel Levinas explored the concepts of the other, alterity, and difference.

Further reading[edit]

See also[edit]

References[edit]