Visualizing Genealogies of Philosophy

On: June 13, 2007
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About Michael Stevenson
I am a lecturer and PhD candidate in Media Studies at the University of Amsterdam. I've been a contributor to Masters of Media since 2006, though I now only post occasionally. A short list of papers and projects can be found here


I remember feeling completely lost in my first-year philosophy course – the feeling never really goes away – and wanting some kind of map of the territory or overview . This tool maps philosophers’ influences, and while users can’t update the influences, the author suggests that could happen in the future. (Also neat, rolling over a name gives a short introduction.) A view from Foucault: Foucault influences -

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