A Map of the Most-Assigned Philosophical Works
The Open Syllabus Project (previously) collects and analyzes data about course syllabi and the readings professors assign. (more…)
A Map of Correlated Philosophical Positions
Using data from the PhilPapers Surveys, Quentin Ruyant, a post-doc at the National Autonomous University of Mexico, has created a map showing the correlation of positions held by philosophers on different philosophical topics. (more…)
A New Map of the Stanford Encyclopedia of Philosophy
A new visualization of the 2018 edition of the Stanford Encyclopedia of Philosophy (SEP) maps its entries according to similarities among their word content. (more…)
Visualizing the Structure of Philosophy from the 1950s to Today
Maximilian Noichl has designed a beautiful visualization of philosophy from the 1950s to today.
A Visualization of Influence in the History of Philosophy
“I don’t know a lot about philosophy,” says Grant Louis Oliveira, a data analyst and quantitative social sciences researcher with an undergraduate degree in political science. He continues:
I’d like to change that and more rigorously explore my ideas, but I find the world of philosophy a bit impenetrable, and I don’t think I’m the only one. I know most the big na..
The Tractatus As Subway Map
Last year I posted about visualizations of Wittgenstein’s Tractatus. There’s now a new one. David Stern (University of Iowa) writes:
I asked the students in my Wittgenstein seminar if they could come up with a better way of visualizing the structure of the Tractatus, and one of them proposed looking it as a subway map, rather than a tree, which turned out to be ..
The Where, What, and When of Philosophy Jobs
Mark Alfano (Delft), one of today’s more data-driven moral philosophers, has taken information from PhilJobs regarding the location and types of advertised jobs and placed it on a map at Tableau Public. Here’s where the jobs are: (more…)