REP Online offers free access, for a limited period, to articles that mark notable philosophical anniversaries, events and publications.
To kick off the new academic year, REP is temporarily offering the following articles for free. These articles will be of special interest to philosophy novices and students enrolled in Philosophy 101 courses!
If these articles are of interest, be sure to look at our overview articles as well—they’realways available for free and give a useful snapshot of a major topic in philosophy. 



REP Online's playlists are guest-edited selections of articles to help guide the user through the many themes and topics within the encyclopedia.

Tim Crane's Introduction to Philosophy is the perfect starting point for readers new to REP. Read Louise Richardson's guide to the many philosophical aspects of Emotions, Kok-Chor Tan on Global Justice, Heather Logue on Perception and James Harris on Scottish philosophy 


The Routledge Encyclopedia of Philosophy was reviewed by Choice as a Highly recommended publication in their March 2018 issue!

We have also recently released a content update with articles on metaphysics; epistemology; philosophy of the mind and psychology; early modern philosophy; and twentieth century philosophy.

To find the latest articles on the site, please visit our What's New page.