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  • The Stanford Encyclopedia of Philosophy organizes scholars from around the world in philosophy and related disciplines to create and maintain an up-to-date reference work.
  • The SEP was designed so that each entry is maintained and kept up-to-date by an expert or group of experts in the field.
  • All entries and substantive updates are refereed by the members of a distinguished Editorial Board before they are made public.
  • This dynamic reference work maintains academic standards while evolving and adapting in response to new research.
  • You can cite fixed editions that are created on a quarterly basis and stored in the Archives (every entry contains a link to its complete archival history, identifying the fixed edition the reader should cite).
  • The Table of Contents lists entries that are published or assigned.
  • The Projected Table of Contents also lists entries which are currently unassigned but nevertheless projected.