Stanford Encyclopedia of Philosophy

The Stanford Encyclopedia of Philosophy is an ongoing scholarly reference work. It is a "dynamic" encyclopedia, because each entry is maintained and kept up to date by an expert or group of experts in the field. Fixed editions are made and archived on a quarterly basis. The entries and subsequent updates are refereed by an editorial board before they are put online. See the Unabridged Table of Contents for the complete list of projected and assigned entries. (Updated and archived quarterly)

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1997 - present


The Metaphysics Research Lab, Center for the Study of Language and Information, Stanford University

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