1. Richard Phillips, b. 1956, author of The Rho Agenda science fiction series.
2. Richard Phillips, b. 1947, Numbers: Facts, Figures and Fiction.
4. Richard Phillips, b. 1965, geography lecturer at Salford University, author of Muslim Spaces of Hope: Geographies of Possibility in Britain and the West.
5. Richard Phillips, b. 1962, artist, subject of Richard Phillips (exhibition catalogue).
6. Sir Richard Phillips, 1767-1840, author of Golden rules of social philosophy.
7. Richard Phillips, b. 1921, author of Naught for your comfort.
8. Captain Richard Phillips, b. 1955, American merchant mariner who was held hostage by Somali pirates and wrote about this experience in A Captain's Duty.
9. Richard Phillips of the Salvation Army, author of Christmas Praise.
10. Richard Phillips, Chambers UK
11. Richard Phillips, 1756-1836, author of Hints, chiefly Scriptural, respecting regeneration.
12. Richard Phillips (fl. 1919-1975), Welsh Agricultural College, Aberystwyth.