Top 10 and Top 100 Desired Articles

Below are two lists, one of the top 10 and the other of the top 100 articles that we would like to publish. See the additional lists of articles already reserved and of desired articles for each area of philosophy.

Philosophy faculty members from any country are welcome to suggest writing an these topics or on a topic that is not on any of these lists. Avoid narrow topics that are common in philosophical journals, and avoid promoting one’s own original idea. All expected due dates for completion of an article need to be 12 months or less.

The Encyclopedia also is seeking specialized articles on all the most influential philosophers of earlier centuries, such as Plato, Aristotle, Aquinas, Descartes, Malebranche, Spinoza, Leibniz, Locke, Berkeley, Hume, Kant, Hegel, Schopenhauer, Kierkegaard, Nietzsche, Mill, James, Dewey, Russell, Wittgenstein, Husserl, Heidegger, and Quine.

  • Bayesianism
  • Bradley, F. H.
  • Determinism
  • Empiricism, British
  • Ethics: Contemporary
  • Hellenistic Philosophy
  • Human Nature
  • Idealism
  • Plato: Forms
  • Science: Philosophy of

The above 10 articles require a word count of about 12,000-20,000 words. Authors of any article need a Ph.D. in philosophy plus some evidence of expertise in the area such as having published an article in the area in a professional journal or having written a dissertation on the topic.

  • al-Ghazali
  • Analysis, Nonstandard
  • Anthropic Principles
  • Apprehension
  • Austin, John
  • Bataille
  • Baudrillard
  • Bergson
  • Bonaventure
  • Buddhist Philosophy in China
  • Business Ethics
  • Chinese Philosophy, Law in
  • Chinese Philosophy, Logic in
  • Chinese Philosophy, Nature in
  • Chomsky
  • Civil Disobedience
  • Critical Theory
  • Dong Zhongshu (Tung Chung-shu)
  • Duties and Deontological Ethics
  • Egoism, Ethical
  • Encyclopedists
  • Enlightenment
  • Ethical Naturalism
  • Ethics: Eastern Theories
  • Ethics: History of
  • Euthanasia
  • Evolution, Philosophical Issues in the Theory of
  • Foot, Philippa
  • Goodman, Nelson
  • Grünbaum
  • Hart, H.L.A.
  • Hermeneutics
  • Horkheimer
  • Humanism
  • Hume: Ethics
  • Idealism
  • Idealism, British
  • Informal Logic
  • Information Technology and Ethics
  • Jurisprudence, Historical
  • Kripke
  • Le Doeuff
  • Lewis, David
  • Linguistic Turn
  • Locke’s Epistemology
  • Logic in Chinese Philosophy
  • Logic, Philosophical
  • Logical Empiricism or Logical Positivism
  • Logical Form
  • Marxism
  • Materialism, Eliminative
  • Mathematics and Science
  • Mathematics, Foundations of
  • Mental Content, Theories of
  • Mereology
  • Moral Skepticism
  • Naturalism in Chinese Philosophy
  • Naturalistic Fallacy
  • Neurath, Otto
  • Newton
  • Nietzsche: Ethical Theory
  • Paley, William
  • Parapsychology
  • Parfit, Derek
  • Peirce, C. S.
  • Peripatetics
  • Philosophy
  • Plato: Ethical Theory
  • Pluralism
  • Popper: Overview
  • Predestination
  • Proof
  • Putnam
  • Pyrrho
  • Race, Theories of
  • Rationality
  • Religion and Ethics
  • Right to Private Property
  • Russell: Political Thought
  • Ryle
  • Sartre: Overview
  • Saussure
  • Scholastic Philosophy
  • Semantics, Formal
  • Semantics, Possible World
  • Sense Data
  • Sidgwick, Henry
  • Socialism
  • Substance
  • Tarski, Alfred
  • Teleological Explanation
  • Unconscious, The
  • Utilitarianism: History of
  • Vedanta
  • Voluntarism
  • Weyl, Hermann
  • Whitehead, A. N.
  • Wittgenstein’s Ethics
  • Zombies, Philosophical

See the additional lists of desired articles in specific areas of philosophy at:
https://www.iep.utm.edu/submit/desired/.

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