Philosopher's Index is the major indexing source for scholarly research in philosophy. It contains several hundred thousand bibliographic citations, with author abstracts for many of the citations. The database gives bibliographic information for journal articles and major articles from anthologies and books published since 1940. The articles covered here are written in English, Spanish, German, Italian, and French, coming from more than 480 journals from 38 countries.
Topics covered include all major fields of philosophy, including: aesthetics, epistemology, ethics, existentialism, logic (including mathematics), metaphysics, phenomenology, political philosophy (including philosophy of law), social philosophy, and philosophy of education, history, language, mind, science, and religion.