Cover of Directory of American Philosophers, 2020-2021

Directory of American Philosophers, 2020-2021

Thirtieth Print Edition

Elizabeth Stombock, Research Editor

The thirtieth edition of the Directory of American Philosophers contains thousands of listings for university and college philosophy programs, academic journals, philosophy research centers, professional organizations, and philosophy publishers in the United States and Canada. It is fully indexed, and includes contact information for over 15,000 philosophers in both countries. This volume provides a unique overview of professional activity in the field and preserves current data for future reference.


  • Statistical Profile (30th edition)
  • 1,676 Philosophy departments
  • Assistantship information
  • 129 Centers & Institutes
  • 173 Societies & Associations
  • 351 Journals
  • 158 Publishers
  • Contact info for 15,000+ philosophers

First published in 1963, the Directory of American Philosophers has been published by the Philosophy Documentation Center since 1972. New editions are published every two years, alternating with its companion volume the International Directory of Philosophy and Philosophers. These print editions preserve a continuing record of contemporary activity in the field.

Related Publications

· ISBN 978-1-63435-058-7 · December 2020 · 30th Edition / Hardbound Print · 722 pages · $210 ·
· ISSN 0070-508X (print) · For online access see International Directory of Philosophy ·

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