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Philosophy and Theory

1,494 members

Broadly construed -- meaning traditional philosophy, be it classical, continental, or British; more modern philosophy and theory (American pragmatism, postmodernism and post-strucuralism, etc.), and…

History: On learning from and writing history

681 members

Each written history has its own viewpoint, but which is correct and why? Is it the big men that make the big movements of history or the other way around? Are those who don't learn from history…

Feminist Theory

944 members

From Mary Wollstonecraft and Simone de Beauvoir to Judith Butler and bell hooks: a group for people who like thinking about the history, philosophy and politics of what it means to 'be' a 'woman'.

Le Salon du peuple pour le peuple

359 members

Le Salon focuses its sights primarily upon book banter on Classic Literature and Chatter. They like (and loathe) literary lists and music and movies and personal reflections on such. They also talk…

A Pearl of Wisdom and Enlightenment

1,007 members

What is Wisdom? Enlightenment? Mysticism? Beauty? Self-Knowledge? Truth? Perennial Philosophy? Love? Believe those who are seeking the truth; doubt those who find it. André Gide. And resting in the…

Philosophy of Science

242 members

For casual or serious readers of philosophy of science broadly construed. Potential subjects range from methodological works and problems (e.g. induction, explanation, confirmation), to…

Existentialism

206 members

A group dedicated to that vague conglomerate of ideas and works, both philosophical and literary, which goes by the name "existentialism." "But the point is to live." -- Camus

Anarchism

188 members

Studies, histories, theories, accounts, discussions ...

theory

146 members

derrida, barthes, foucault, lyotard, deleuze, levinas, bataille, irigaray, adorno, baudrillard, habermas, touraine, saussure, peirce, greimas, eco, lacan, jokobson, levi-strauss, freud, bakhtin,…

analytic philosophy

70 members

A group for people interested in analytic philosophy, broadly construed as post-Frege and Russell Western-style philosophy.

Cognitive Science

132 members

For all those interested in how minds and brains work. Potential topics of discussion range over issues in all the sub-disciplines of cognitive science: anthropology, computer science, linguistics,…

Philosophers

15 members

Philosophy professors and graduate students

Black Theology & Religious Studies

22 members

If you've got some good titles or want to know more about Black Theology & Religious Studies, join up! (Cornel West, James Cone, Albert Raboteau, Gayraude Wilmore, Delores Williams, Deotis Roberts,…

Gateways Into The World

3 members

A book is just ink, paper, and dried glue until someone comes along, picks it up, opens it, and starts to read. Then an amazing thing happens which even today we are not able to explain or fully…

Irrationalism

1 member

Political Philosophy (Dormant)

271 members

Straussians & Jacobites, Socialists & Anarchists, Distributists & Libertarians are all welcome!

Consilience (Dormant)

33 members

This group will examine all aspects of consilience. E. O. Wilson's book (Consilience : the unity of knowledge) will be a topic of discussion - but not the only topic. The group will not assume that…

Ethical Theory (Dormant)

52 members

No, not DOING the right thing, exactly. Rather, this group is dedicated to a slightly easier and perhaps more fun pastime--reading, writing and talking about doing the right thing. Utilitarians,…

The Island - Books from Lost (Dormant)

37 members

This group is dedicated to discussing books from the TV series, Lost. We are also working on cataloging all of the books found on the island. These books can be found in the library of user…

Zen (Dormant)

63 members

Zen, both in the East and in the West.

Revolutionary left (Dormant)

82 members

Welcome comrade! this group is for leftists, anarchists, communists, anarcho-communists, socialists, anti-capitalists, libertarians and other revolutionaries to come together on librarything. If…

Libertarian Political Philosophy (Dormant)

34 members

A group dedicated to reading and discussing particular works of libertarian political philosophy. We shall commence with Anthony de Jasay's The State.

Aesthetics and Philosophy of Art (Dormant)

38 members

This group will explore issues in aesthetics and philosophy of art from all perspectives: philosophy, psychology, anthropology, art criticism, art history, musicology, etc. Issues include what is…

Stoicism (Dormant)

15 members

The philosophy of Epictetus, Seneca & Marcus Aurelius.

Medieval Philosophy (Dormant)

17 members

This is a group for anyone working on medieval philosophy.

Gnosticism (Dormant)

27 members

This group is for students of modern and classical Gnosticism. Interests may range from historical, to philosophical, to religious. If you have a passion for Gnostic thought, be it ancient or modern,…

Bioethics (Dormant)

29 members

A forum to discuss ethical theory and current issues in bioethics.

Statist Political Philosophy (Dormant)

17 members

“All within the state, nothing outside the state, nothing against the state.” I think some Italian guy said this. I think he was one of the dissidents against American corporate influence or the…

Ken Wilber (Dormant)

17 members

Ken Wilber is an American philosopher whose work focuses on developing an integral theory of consciousness which combines knowledge from fields such as psychology, sociology, philosophy, mysticism,…

Girardians (Dormant)

16 members

For those interested in the philosophy and theology of René Girard.

Epistemology (Dormant)

15 members

A group about epistemological books and topics.

Pro-Life Association (Dormant)

9 members

We support the validity of life and the belief that everyone should have the chance to live, especially the unborn. Life is a precious thing and it should not be taken lightly. In this group we will…

ISAIAH BERLIN (Dormant)

7 members

Vedanta: for the Western World. (Dormant)

9 members

"Vedanta philosophy is a three-fold concept: first, the real nature of Man is divine; second, the aim of human life is to realize this divine nature; and, third, all religions are essentially in…

theory on the moondocks (Dormant)

5 members

Literary theory (across the board - Plato, Kristeva, Derrida, Spivak, Bhabha, Cixous, Marx, Lacan, Adorno, Foucault, etc.), Philosophy and art, film theory. This group discusses theory and philosophy…

Librarianship (Dormant)

1 member

Profession Professionalism Philosophy Sociology Psychology History Reach Moderator : https://www.facebook.com/LbnRaj Blog : http://indialibrarian-intl.blogspot.in/

Curating Hospitality (Dormant)

1 member

This group welcomes everyone who wishes to participate in the public research event for the Hospitality project curated by Sylvie Fortin for Space One Eleven (Birmingham, AL). This group will be…

Parapsychology (Dormant)

7 members

A term coined by psychologist Max Dessoir and popularized as a replacement for the earlier term "psychical research". "Parapsychology is a discipline that seeks to investigate the existence and…

Philosophical Fiction (Dormant)

15 members

For anyone who thinks philosophy and fiction can sometimes make the the truest story. A place to discuss and offer insights.

Objectivists (Dormant)

5 members

This group is for Objectivists on LibraryThing. If you enjoyed Tara Smith's "Ayn Rand's Normative Ethics" and any of Rand's non-fiction then this group is for you.

Philosophy Book Group (Dormant)

15 members

This is a group for people interested in philosophy. This includes not only philosophers and philosophy students, but also anyone else who likes to read philosophy books or have philosophical…

The Thinkers (Dormant)

4 members

For the readers of philosophy books.

Sartre - Literature - Existentialism (Dormant)

3 members

A group to discuss works of Sartre and his influences on various fields starting from philosophy and literature.

Mandurah Dharma Share Library (Dormant)

2 members

A peer share local library pool for Buddhist practioners and lay-Buddhist students to share the Dharma (i.e. The Buddha's teachings, Wisdom Teachings of great teachers). Including subjects of…

 

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