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This list is exclusively of western philosophers.

If you want to step into the world of philosophy at any time period or in any part of the world, I highly recommend the podcast "A History of Philosophy Without Any Gaps" by Peter Adamson.




YES! "A History of Philosophy Without Any Gaps" is the best place imho for anyone to just into learning philosophy.

I'd also recommend "The Great Ideas of Philosophy, 2nd Edition" on audible. https://www.audible.com/pd/The-Great-Ideas-of-Philosophy-2nd...


"A History of Philosophy Without Any Gaps" is a great podcast but... as the name implies it tries to be as exhaustive as possible and as a result progresses extremely slowly through the history of philosophy.

For those interested in getting some basic knowledge about philosophy quickly I'd rather recommend Philosophize This! by Stephen West. The host isn't a philosopher by education but he seems to be very knowledgeable about the subject(at least to a layman such as me, feel free to correct this statement) and more importantly he focuses on the most important points that can be relevant to the average listener.

Also +1 for the Stanford Encyclopedia of Philosophy which has already been brought up by others ITT.



Excellent (if exhaustive) suggestion. I'm a happy listener.


Well, I can imagine a list of, say, physics resources that does not contain any references to the works of ancient thinkers.




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