Talk:List of philosophies

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Additions[edit]

Added a number of prominent philosophies that had been excluded from the list. (How could anyone forget ontology and metaethics?) The Way 20:46, 31 August 2005 (UTC)

Maybe someone should add primitivism?

Criteria for inclusion[edit]

I hesitate to start this argument, but this list currently includes at least four different kinds of thing:

  • particular sub-disciplines of academic philosophy - metaethics, philosophy of art
  • philosophical, ideological or religious positions - Marxism, Jainism, philosophical satanism
  • national traditions of thought - Czech philosophy, Korean philosophy
  • particular issues, mostly within academic philosophy - property dualism, qualia

I'm unsure that this makes for a useful list. Any thoughts, anyone?

Cheers,--Sam Clark 15:12, 3 August 2006 (UTC)


This list, it does seem is so redundent, to "List of belief systems". That has probably, everything that is here. —Preceding unsigned comment added by 129.174.226.4 (talk) 17:27, 29 May 2009 (UTC)


Perhaps removing positions and issues, as neither seem to themselves be "philosophies", the former being general approaches to various philosophies and the latter being considerations within those philosophies. Further, I don't see a difference between the Index of philosophy and this list if we have all four of those criteria--I mean, what else is there but those four things? —Preceding unsigned comment added by Ignotum per Ignotius (talkcontribs) 21:47, 5 June 2010 (UTC)

Proposed deletion/move/merger[edit]

The following discussion is an archived discussion of the proposal. Please do not modify it. Subsequent comments should be made in a new section on the talk page. No further edits should be made to this section.

The result of the proposal was List of philosophical theories was an improper cut and paste move (in this case a cut and paste "merger") of the content of two articles, and thus created an article with illegal copyright attribution to the two histories it would have stranded, if it had been kept and the redirection of the two articles that were merged, not undone. It was decided to redirect at Wikipedia:Articles for deletion/List of philosophical theories. I have undone your revival of the page and protected it.--Fuhghettaboutit (talk) 00:24, 16 July 2010 (UTC)


List of philosophiesList of philosophical theories — This proposal is to merge the histories, not the content. The history of List of philosophies should be completely merged into the history of List of philosophical theories.Greg Bard (talk) 03:33, 9 July 2010 (UTC)

The above discussion is preserved as an archive of the proposal. Please do not modify it. Subsequent comments should be made in a new section on this talk page. No further edits should be made to this section.