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Philosophy, Ethics, & Theology Resources, Journals, & Trade Magazines


Introductory Texts

Differing World Views in Higher Education by Walter Block

The Politically Incorrect Guide to Capitalism by Robert Murphy

How Do We Know by Leonard Read

Seeds of Progress by Leonard Read

Who’s Listening by Leonard Read

Elements of Libertarian Leadership by Leonard Read

Students of Liberty by Leonard Read



The Market for Liberty by Morris & Linda Tannehill

Die Partei der Freiheit (The Party of Liberty) by Ralph Raico

Introduction to Philosophy and Theology within Catholic Liberal Education, Edited by Angus Brook, (McGraw Hill, 2014)

Antony, Louise, “Thinking”, in The Oxford Handbook of Philosophy of Mind, edited by Ansgar Beckermann, Brian P. McLaughlin and Walter Sven.

Audi, Robert, “Theoretical Rationality: Its Sources, Structure, and Scope” in The Oxford Handbook of Rationality, edited by Alfred R. Mele and Piers Rawling.

Barnes, Jonathan, Aristotle: a very short introduction

Black, Beth, et al., Eds., An A to Z of critical thinking, (London: Continuum, 2012) 

Blackburn, Simon, Ethics: a very short introduction

Blackburn, Simon, Think, (Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1999)

Brickhouse, Thomas C. and Nicholas D. Smith, “Socratic Teaching and Socratic Method”, in The Oxford Handbook of Philosophy of Education, edited by Harvey Siegel.

Brighouse, Harry, “Moral and Political Aims of Education”, in The Oxford Handbook of Philosophy of Education, edited by Harvey Siegel.

Cahn, Steven, Exploring Philosophy: an introductory anthology, (Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2000)

Copi, Irving and Carl Cohen, Introduction to Logic, (London: Prentice Hall, 2008)

Copleston, Frederick, A History of Philosophy, (London: Search Press, 1974)

Curren, Randall, “Pragmatist Philosophy of Education”, in The Oxford Handbook of Philosophy of Education, edited by Harvey Siegel.

Engel, S Morris, With Good Reason (London: St Martin’s, 1994)

Feldman, Richard, “Thinking, Reasoning, and Education” in The Oxford Handbook of Philosophy of Education, edited by Harvey Siegel.

Fisher, Alec, Critical Thinking An introduction, (Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2001)

Freeley, A., Argumentation and debate, (Boston, MA : Wadsworth Cengage Learning, 2009)

Hall, James, Practically Profound: putting philosophy to work in everyday life, (Oxford: Rowman and Littlefield, 2005)

Hansson, Sven Ove, “Science and Non-Science” in The Oxford Handbook of Philosophy of Science edited by Paul Humphreys. 

Horner, Chris and Emrys Westacott, Thinking Through Philosophy: an introduction, (Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2000)

Hospers, John, An Introduction to Philosophical Analysis, (London: Routledge, 1956) 

Kenny, Anthony, A Brief History of Western Philosophy, (Oxford: Blackwell, 1998) 

Kraut, Richard, in “Aristotle on becoming good” in Christopher Shields, editor, Oxford Handbook of Aristotle

Long, D. Stephen, Christian ethics: a very short introduction.

Maritain, Jacques, Introduction to philosophy, (London: Sheed & Ward, 1956)

Paul, Richard, Critical Thinking: tools for taking charge of your learning and your life, (Boston: Pearson, 2012)

Pesut, D., Clinical Reasoning: the art and science of critical and creative thinking, (Albany: Delmar, 1999)

Pojman, Louis, Introduction to Philosophy: classical and contemporary readings, 3rd ed. (Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2004)

Resnik, David B., “Ethics in Science” in The Oxford Handbook of Philosophy of Science, edited by Paul Humphreys.

Risse, Mathias, “Global Justice” in The Oxford Handbook of Political Philosophy, edited by David Estlund.

Robertson, Emily, “The Epistemic Aims of Education” in The Oxford Handbook of Philosophy of Education, edited by Harvey Siegel.

Scruton, Roger, Modern Philosophy: an introduction and survey, (London: Arrow, 1997) 

Scruton, Roger, Kant: a very short introduction

Siegel, Harvey, “Introduction: Philosophy of Education and Philosophy”, in The Oxford Handbook of Philosophy of Education, edited by Harvey Siegel.

Spinner-Halev, Jeff, “Historical Injustice” in “The Oxford Handbook of Political Philosophy” edited by David Estlund. 

Weston, Anthony, A Rulebook for Arguments, (Hackett, London, 2008)

Wright, Larry, Critical Thinking An introduction to analytical reading and reasoning, (New York: OUP, 2001)

Younis, Raymond A., On the Ethical Life



Philosophy Documentation Center

A complete list on philosophy journals.

Ancient Philosophy

A peer-reviewed journal established in 1980, publishing of original articles, discussions, and reviews in ancient Greek and Roman philosophy and science.

British Journal of Aesthetics

Founded in 1960, a highly regarded as an international forum for debate of philosophical questions about aesthetic experience and the philosophy of art.

British Journal for the Philosophy of Science

For over fifty years it has published the best leading international work in the philosophy of science with a distinguished list of editors, covering topics such as the social sciences and foundation issues to realism and metaphysics.

British Journal for the History of Philosophy

A bimonthly peer-reviewed academic journal with articles on the history of philosophy.

Berkeley Studies

A web-based journal from Florida State University dedicated to promoting the scholarly understanding of the life and philosophy of George Berkeley.

Ethical Theory and Moral Practice

A peer-reviewed academic journal established in 1998 and dedicated to the field of philosophy, specifically focused on ethics.

Faith and Philosophy

A peer-reviewed academic journal established in 1984, and sponsored by the Society of Christian Philosophers, with a publishing focus on philosophical examination of religion and Christian faith.

Journal of Business Ethics Education

A peer-reviewed academic journal exploring the challenges facing business and ethics educators in case studies and reviews.

Journal for Peace and Justice Studies

A biannual peer-reviewed academic journal, exploring social justice and peace, informed by Catholic social tradition.


Trade Magazines

New Philosopher

An independent quarterly, covering philosophical ideas from past and present thinkers on ways to live to achieve a more fulfilling and flourishing life.
TPM Online
An independent quarterly, founded by Julian Baggini and Jeremy Stangroom in 1997, devoted to publishing philosophy topics that are clear, enlightening, and thought-provoking.
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