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The first version of Noesis: Philosophical Research On-line appeared on the Internet in 1998. It was born out of insights acquired while implementing two earlier search engines, Argos: Limited Area Search of the Ancient and Medieval Internet (1996) and Hippias: Limited Area Search of Philosophy on the Internet (1997). These projects were based on the notion that if users could search a carefully selected sub-section of the Internet, search engines could implement a kind of peer review, separating the wheat from the chaff and harnessing the power of the Internet for scholarly purposes. Both Argos and Hippias limited their scope by searching a set of "associate sites" and everything to which they linked, in effect passing editorial control over their search spaces to the editors of the various associate sites. The current version of Noesis runs on the backbone of Google through an interface provided as part of the Google Co-op.

Philosophy Research Base   [New Window]

Philosophy resources categorized by history, subject and author, this meta-index integrates text resources with the best online resources in philosophy and related fields.

Guide to Philosophy on the Internet   [New Window]
Philosophy Journals and Newsletters.  Hasn't been updated for years but may contain useful links.

Comprehensive guide to philosophy journals & newsletters on the Internet by Peter Suber of Earlham College.

The WWW Virtual Library: Philosophy   [New Window]

"The WWW Philosophy Virtual Library is located at the University of Bristol, hosted jointly by the Department of Philosophy and the Institute for Learning and Research Technology. This Virtual Library section is now provided in collaboration with SOSIG, the Social Science Information Gateway." -[Institute for Learning and Research Technology, University of Bristol]-

Articles, Notes, Lectures...

Greek Philosophy   [New Window]

Brief article outlining the history of Greek philosophy. From the Internet Encyclopedia of Philosophy.

History of Ancient Philosophy   [New Window]

Lecture notes to Marc Cohen's course at the University of Washington.

Stoicism   [New Window]

Stoicism was one of the new philosophical movements of the Hellenistic period. From the Stanford Encyclopedia, by Dirk Baltzly.

Ancient Skepticism   [New Window]

Two movements in ancient philosophy, Pyrrhonism, and Academic Skepticism. From the Stanford Encyclopedia, by Leo Groarke.

Greek Philosophy   [New Window]

The Origin of Philosophy: The Attributes of Mythic/Mythopoeic Thought - How was Greek philosophy different from what came before? Or was it different?

WCP: Ancient Philosophy   [New Window]

The Paideia Project: Proceedings of the 20th World Congress of Philosophy. Archive of contributed papers in Ancient Philosophy.

Ziniewicz on Greek Philosophy   [New Window]

You can find a number of interesting articles here.

Project Archelogos   [New Window]

Database containing all the philosophical arguments of the works of Plato and Aristotle represented according to a method which makes explicit their logical interconnections.