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Group tag: philosophy


Philosophy and Theory

1,627 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…

Feminist Theory

1,082 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 Littéraire du Peuple pour le Peuple

350 members

A Pearl of Wisdom and Enlightenment

1,038 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…


199 members

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

Revolutionary left

81 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…


10 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…


7 members

It seemed time to have a group that focuses on the continuing and free opportunity to further learning that is provided by the MOOC offerings. MOOC means massive open online course. There are several…

philosophy discussions

1 member

Anyone with a passion for philosophy to discuss as you read a book as a group. My plan is to set up a group, go through the book together at the same pace, so that we can discuss and understand the…


1 member

History: On learning from and writing history (Dormant)

778 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…

Philosophy of Science (Dormant)

252 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 (Dormant)

223 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

Political Philosophy (Dormant)

274 members

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

Consilience (Dormant)

35 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…

analytic philosophy (Dormant)

70 members

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

Ethical Theory (Dormant)

50 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)

67 members

Zen, both in the East and in the West.

Cognitive Science (Dormant)

139 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,…

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…

Libertarian Political Philosophy (Dormant)

37 members

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

Stoicism (Dormant)

14 members

The philosophy of Epictetus, Seneca & Marcus Aurelius.

Philosophers (Dormant)

15 members

Philosophy professors and graduate students

Medieval Philosophy (Dormant)

17 members

This is a group for anyone working on medieval philosophy.

Gnosticism (Dormant)

29 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)

28 members

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

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,…

Black Theology & Religious Studies (Dormant)

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,…

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…

Tri-Cities Philosophy (Dormant)

4 members

Tri-Cities Philosophy is a philosophical discussion group based in Northeast TN, USA. In addition to LibraryThing discussion, there is a weekly open meeting (Philosophical Phridays) that meets on…

Girardians (Dormant)

16 members

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

Epistemology (Dormant)

16 members

A group about epistemological books and topics.


7 members

Reading Is Fun! (Dormant)

5 members

Reading Is Fun. I don't claim to be an expert reader, nor a good writer. I can only tell you that after I turned 48 and I read only one or two books (my entire life)and then last year I came across a…

Pro-Life Association (Dormant)

8 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…

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…

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…

Freemasonry Bookclub in Toronto (Dormant)

1 member

This group is created by a Toronto-based Freemason who facilitates a book club & discussion group on topics relating to Freemasonry. Part public out reach and part community of people who enjoy a…

Librarianship (Dormant)

1 member

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

Traditionalists and Reactionaries (Dormant)

2 members

A group for the reactionary, neophyte or seasoned. A modern primer: https://www.amazon.com/Reactionary-Mind-Conservatism-Edmund-Burke/dp/0199959110

El club de la lectura (Dormant)

1 member

Recomienda tu libro favorito.

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.

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.

Philosophy Book Group (Dormant)

14 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.

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…

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…

Spiritist books (Dormant)

1 member

Dear friends, I had the idea to create this group with the sole purpose of sharing Spiritist books for the ones interested in the subject. If you don't know the word Spiritism, please check this link…


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