Philosophy in the World's Religions


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This page comes about as a result of my page on Culture and Ethnicity in Philosophy. Clearly, the line between religion and philosophy in many traditions is not as stark as in Western philosophy. It is therefore worth including sites that reference religious traditions. One could hardly make sense of Indian philosophy without taking Buddhism into account, for example, even though Buddhism is not the only constituent of Indian thought. However, I recognize that religious tradition is not identical to cultural or ethnic tradition. I cannot, for instance, list "Muslim philosophy" and "Arabic philosophy" under the same heading, as if all things Muslim are Arabic and vice versa. At the same time, religion and culture are not separate, unrelated entities either.

This is not a "philosophy of religion resources" page, at least in the Western sense of philosophy of religion. There are other good pages for that; try Scott Moore's Philosophy of Religion page, or Philosophy of Religion.info.


Bruce Janz
Last revised: 20 September 2005


Atheism, Humanism, Skepticism


Buddhist Philosophy



Christian Philosophy

General Christian Philosophy

Anabaptist Philosophy

Catholic Philosophy

Lutheran Philosophy

Orthodox Philosophy

Reformed Philosophy


Hindu Philosophy



Islamic Philosophy



Jain Philosophy



Jewish Philosophy



Mysticism and Philosophy

I will keep my Philosophy and Western Mysticism Resources page updated, instead of this one.


Taoist Philosophy



Traditional Religions and Philosophy
(Local/Indigenous Knowledge Systems)




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