Assembled Philosophers

From Garth Kemerling (, this site contains summaries of the life and work of thirty-seven major figures in Western philosophy, with links to available electronic texts and to other sources of on-line information.

Celebrities in Cognitive Science

Maintained by Martin Ryder (, this excellent resource provides links to information (profiles, abstracts, articles, interviews, etc.) on a number of prominent figures - authors, critics and philosophers - in the field of cognitive science.

DynaWeb's Philosophy Aide

This site specialises in links to particular thinkers, including Plato, Descartes, Locke, Hume and Freud. It is a small project at present, with plans to expand and include more philosophers.

Everything You Need to Know About History of Philosophy

Compiled by Andrew Irvine (, this page provides an insight into earlier thinkers by linking select quotations on thinkers from ancient, medieval, renaissance, early and late modern periods.

Everything You Need to Know About Contemporary Philosophy

Compiled by Andrew Irvine (, this page provides an insight into the thoughts of contemporary philosophers - including Dewey, Whitehead, Russell, Einstein, Neurath, Weyl, Wittgenstein, Popper, Sartre, Arendt, Austin, Godel, Quine, Warnock, Armstrong and Cartwright - by providing select quotations from each of them.

Great Thinkers and Visionaries

This page by Alexander Chislenko ( ), provides links to web pages and news on a host of 'great thinkers' in a variety of fields including philosophy, science and literature.

Here Madam

This site gives a brief overview of some of the major philosophical schools of thought, historical periods, and thinkers. It also provides some links to further resources on particular thinkers.

Historians and Philosophers

This page, from Peter Ravn Rasmussen (, provides links to biographical and related information, and to electronic texts of historians and philosophers from the classical period through to the modern period.

Hyper-Weirdness by World Wide Web: Philosophy Page

A hypertext version by, of Mitchell Porter's High Weirdness by E-Mail. Provides links primarily to electronic texts covering a vast range of philosophers including Aristotle, Plato and the Ancients, Descartes, Hobbes, Locke, Marx, Mill, and more contemporary philosophers.

Living Philosophers

This page by Sean Cearley (, provides links to pages and information on living philosophers.

MacTutor History of Mathematics Archive: Great Mathematicians

This site provides biographies as well as links to further information on a number of great thinkers in the field of mathematics. The information can be searched alphabetically or chronologically.

Philosopher's Almanac

This site provides a range of resources on philosophers including Aquinas, Aristotle, Augustine, Berkeley, Boethius, Descartes, Epictetus, Frege, Heidegger, Hobbes, Hume, Kant, Leibniz, Locke, Marx, Mill, Nietzsche, Peirce, Plato, Plotinus, and Russell. This site is currently maintained by Shannon Sullivan (

Prominent Anarchists and Left-Libertarians

This page lists mainly biographical information, but provides some links to further information on a range of anarchist thinkers. It is maintained by

The Window: Philosophy on the Internet

This site, maintained by Chris Marvin (, provides links to philosophy resources, particularly biographical information on dozens of major philosophers.

This page is an edited version of the Philosopher Resources compiled and maintained at Monash University
by Dey Alexander. Please direct comments and suggestions to Dey Alexander @ The Emerald Elephant..

November 30, 1998

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