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The following list, arranged by topics but interdisciplinarily oriented, is by no mean exhaustive and rather offers a wide-ranging and expandable panoramic view of web resources, research tools and useful links about fields of major concern for Sensibilia.

We will be very grateful for every suggestion. If you know a site that could be included in this list please e-mail info@sensibilia.it


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1. a. Aesthetics and Visual Culture – Sites

 

AHRC, http://www.leeds.ac.uk/cath/index.html
Website of the AHRC Centre for Cultural Analysis, Theory and History (CentreCATH), based at the University of Leeds

Aesthesis, http://aesthesis.atlblogs.com
Weblog devoted to the discussion of aesthetics and art related topics

Aesthetic Realism. A New Perspective for Anthropology & Sociology, http://www.perey-anthropology.net/

Aesthetic Realism, http://www.aestheticrealism.com/
The website of the Aesthetic Realism Foundation, a not-for-profit educational foundation that embraces the philosophical idea of Aesthetic Realism, a philosophy that was founded by American poet and philosopher, Eli Siegel in 1941

Aesthetic + computation group (ACG), http://acg.media.mit.edu/
The site presents the MIT Media Lanboratory work toward the design of advanced system architectures and thought processes to enable the creation of (as yet) unimaginable forms and spaces

Aesthetics. Routledge Encyclopedia of Philosophy Online, http://www.rep.routledge.com/article/M046
Malcolm Budd's contribution on Aesthetics

Aesthetics - Ethical Aspects, http://www.infography.com/content/411...
Sources for the study of the ethical aspects of aesthetics

Aesthetics On-Line, http://www.aesthetics-online.org/
From Dominic M. McIver Lopes

Aesthetics and Computation Group at MIT Media Laboratory, http://acg.media.mit.edu/
Studying advancements in the process of constructing digital expressions. With details of related courses and events at MI 

Aesthetics and Philosophy of Art, http://www.bu.edu/wcp/MainAest.htm
Papers from the Twentieth World Congress of Philosophy, in Boston, Massachusetts from August 10-15, 1998

Aesthetics and Visual Culture, http://pegasus.cc.ucf.edu/~janzb/aesthetics/
By Bruce Janz. A set of resources that supports research and courses in visual culture, as well as the more specific philosophical study of aesthetics

Aesthetics-L, http://www.aesthetics-online.org/aesthetics-l/index.html
Mailing list for the exchange of ideas and information about aesthetics and philosophy of art

Aesthetics of Symmetry, http://home.earthlink.net/~jdc24/symmetry.htm

Aesthetics and Higher Education, http://www.csulb.edu/~philos/asa96rpt...   
1996 Annual Report to the Board of Trustees, American Society for Aesthetics

Ästhetisches System, http://www.brock.uni-wuppertal.de/Vademecum/
A multimedial project by Stefan Asmus with a lexicon of concepts of philosophical aesthetics 

Annotated bibliography of feminist aesthetics in the literary, performing and visual arts, 1970-1990 http://www.mith2.umd.edu/WomensStudies/Bibliographies/AestheticsBiblio/performance-arts

Anthology of Art, http://www.anthology-of-art.net/inside/index.html
For over one year, the Anthology of Art has provided an internet-based platform for dialogue between artists and theorists from all over the world. This process focused on current visions of art and the relationship of art to theoretical discourse. The website now houses the complete archive of 156 images and 156 texts

Appreciation of Art, http://www.appreciation-of-art.com/

 

Architectural Aesthetics, http://architecture.arizona.edu/courses/arc103/trad103/tutorials/fundamentals/aesthetics/aesthetics.html

Artchive, http://www.artchive.com/
Created by Mark Harden, is an online gallery and art history and theory resource

Artcyclopedia, http://www.artcyclopedia.com/
Guide to museum-quality art on the Internet. Search hundreds of art museum sites for exhibits and artists

Art and Humanities Data Service, http://ahds.ac.uk/
AHDS is a UK national service aiding the discovery, creation and preservation of digital resources in and for research, teaching and learning in the arts and humanities 

Art and Humanities Research Council, http://www.ahrc.ac.uk/
The AHRC supports research within a huge subject domain from traditional humanities subjects, such as history, modern languages and English literature, to the creative and performing arts

ArtHist, http://www.arthist.net/StartE.html
H-net information network for art-history. Free subscription available

ArtHistory Network, http://www.arthistory.net/
Art history, archaeology and architecture resources on the web

The Art History Research Centre, http://www.harmsen.net/ahrc/
Tool to facilitate art historical research as well as other arts research on the internet

Art History Resources on the Web, http://witcombe.sbc.edu/ARTHLinks.html
In-depth hyperlinked lists divided by period and maintained by Chris Witcombe, Professor of Art History at Sweet Briar College, Virginia

Art History Resources, http://www.asu.edu/lib/hayden/ref/art/arthist.html
Web sites and publications in print that are concerned with various aspects of art history, collected by the Arizona State University libraries

ArtLex - Art Dictionary, http://www.artlex.com/
Reference material in art, art history, art criticism, aesthetics, and art education. Definitions of thousands of terms, illustrations, quotations, and links to other resources

Art Review, http://www.art.review.cwc.net
Everything you wanted to know about art, from prices to history and news

 

Art with Brain in Mind, http://kh.bu.edu/awbim/index.html
The goal of this forum is to explore the relationship between art and the mind/brain. It has a multidisciplinary focus and is open to as wide a range of relevant issues

 

Aufsatzsammlung, http://www.uni-koeln.de/ew-fak/Bildth...
A wide bibliography about philosophical and theological aesthetics by University of Köln

 

B-U-T, a Beauty Puzzle, http://b-u-t.info
Developing web brain, concerned with the puzzling myriad of aspects of the universal phenomenon: beauty

 

Beauty and the Beautiful, http://www.francismangion.btinternet.co.uk/webhits-beaut.htm
Francis Mangion's directory of sites from around the world that are concerned with the nature of beauty

 

Beauty in the Ear of the Beholder, http://beautymatters.blogspot.com/2000_01_02_beautymatters_archive.html
An essay discussing Eduard Hanslick's theory of the musically beautiful, with links to further information and sound recordings

 

Beauty Matters, http://beautymatters.blogspot.com
An exploration into the human creation of objects of beauty and the nature of beauty itself with original articles and teaching resources on aesthetics, visual arts, fashion, the culture of beauty and more

 

Bibliographies d'esthétique, http://www2.ac-lyon.fr/enseigne/philo...
A bibliography concerning aesthetics by the Académie de Lyon

 

Bit-String Aesthetics, http://www.stanowski.neostrada.pl
Describes the connection between aesthetics and binary number

 

British Society of Aesthetics, http://www.british-aesthetics.org/
Contact details, events, calls for papers, and news and research bulletins. Pictures and resources for the annual conference

 

Booklist, http://www.ala.org/ala/booklist/booklist.htm
The site of American Library Association

Canadian Society for Aesthetics, http://www.csa-sce.ca
The official web site for the Canadian Society of Aesthetics, home of AE, the Canadian Aesthetics Journal, and playground for all those interested in philosophy of art, art theory or art criticism

Class Home Page: Philosophy 361, http://www.csulb.edu/~jvancamp/361/
Complete Philosophy of Art internet course at California State University, Long Beach. Includes e-texts and extensive links

CEEI – Centre d’étude de l’écriture et de l’image, http://www.ceei.univ-paris7.fr/
Research team based at L'école doctorale Langue, Littérature, image civilisation et sciences humaines de l'Université Paris Diderot – Paris7

Chicago School of Media Theory, http://csmt.uchicago.edu/home.htm
A working group established by University of Chicago students and course assistants in W. J. T. Mitchell's Winter 2003 and Winter 2004 Theories of Media classes

CLCWeblibrary, http://clcwebjournal.lib.purdue.edu/library.html
Resources of research and information online in Comparative Culture and Literature Studies & Comparative Culture and Media Studies

Contemporary Art Directory, http://members.ams.chello.nl/j.seegers1/
Lists web sites and print publications concerned with contemporary art and art history, maintained by Co Seegers. 

Contemporary Art Test, http://www.biddingtons.com/content/shechtertest.html
Criteria for determining quality in contemporary art. Links to Biddington's art business

Critical Theory, http://www.cyberartsweb.org/cpace/
Overview of interrelations between cyberspace and information technology on the one hand and critical theory and philosophy on the other.

Developments in Indian Art and Culture, http://india_resource.tripod.com/art.html
Explores the philosophical influences on Indian sculpture as well as the value system that created different criterion for expression in the Indian miniature

Dictionary of Art Historians, http://www.lib.duke.edu/lilly/dah.htm
Online biographical dictionary of major art historians in the world. Includes bibliography on works by the historian as well as works about his/her life

Digital Aesthetics, http://www.ucl.ac.uk/slade/digita/
Site companion to the book of the same name, written by Sean Cubitt and published by Sage in London and New York in 1998, to see what the new medium offers and how criticism can inform and be informed by practice, however amateurish

Digital Library for the Decorative Arts and Material Culture, http://decorativearts.library.wisc.edu
Collects electronic resources for study and research, with a focus on Early America

Eikones. Iconic Criticism and the Meaning of Images, http://www.eikones.ch/index.html
International research project based at University of Basel, Switzerland, (directed by Gottfried Boehm) devoted to a multidisciplinary approach to the field of images, visual culture, iconic dimesion of knowledge and praxis

Elektronisch archivierte Theorie, http://sammelpunkt.philo.at:8080/view...
Texts about aesthetics and art theory

The End of Art, http://faculty.frostburg.edu/phil/forum/Art.htm
Discussion of "The Death of Art" theory at Frostburg State University Philosophical Forum

Feminist Aesthetics, http://www.cddc.vt.edu/feminism/aes.html
Part of a feminist theory website, hosted by the Center for Digital Discourse and Culture at Virginia Tech

Film Philosophy, www.mailbase.ac.uk/lists/film-philosophy/files
A site on film philosophy with bibliographies, a discussion list, huge link collection and much more

Film Studies Resources, http://www.lib.berkeley.edu/MRC/filmstudies/
Lists various resources, bibliographies and archives on film studies. Based at University of Berkeley

Film Studies, http://www.lib.washington.edu/subject/communications/lrcs/guides/film.html
A guide to assist faculty, students, and librarians in locating materials in the area of film studies

Filosofia della Musica - De Musica, http://imiucca.csi.unimi.it/~gpiana/demus.ht
Annual report from Seminario Permanente di Filosofia della Musica

Fine Art History Quick Reference, http://www.finearthistory.com/
Provides information on painters and art movements, browse by artist, style, or country

Formalist Tools, http://www.sou.edu/English/IDTC/Parad...
How to use this method to analyze literature

Groupe d'Etude et de Recherche des Médias Symboliques - GERMS, http://www.ass-germs.net/
Research association concerned with philosophy of art, photography, dance, music and symbolic media

History Link 10: Art History, http://www.historylink101.com/history...
Lessons and links organized by culture

How Do You Look?, http://www.howdoyoulook.co.uk/
This website explores what the eyes are doing when an artist is creating a visual object

H. W. Wilson Art Texts Database, http://www.hwwilson.com/databases/artindex.htm
A database of full texts and indexing of an international array of publications about art topics

Iconic Turn, http://www.iconicturn.de/
A site of the Hubert Burda Stiftung devoted to the topic of the so-called "Iconic Turn" in a variety of fields and applications, from mass media to sciences.

Imagesanalyses, http://imagesanalyses.univ-paris1.fr/
A site devoted to the study of art from the points of view of semiotics, aesthetics, poetics, cultural studies, art history, according to a comparative approach

The Infography - Aesthetics: Ethical Aspects, http://www.infography.com/content/411158825462.html
Sources for the study of the ethical aspects of aesthetics

Institute of Visual Culture, http://www.bureau-k.de/ivc/
The Institute, based at Cambridge, explores challenging and intellectually inquisitive contemporary art practice in all media

International Association for Philosophy and Literature, http://www.iapl.info/
Providing a context for the interplay of Philosophy, Literary Theory, and Cultural Studies

International Bibliography of Social Sciences, http://www.lse.ac.uk/collections/IBSS/
The essential online bibliography for social science and interdisciplinary research - produced by the London School of Economics and Political Science

International Institute for Applied Aesthetics (IIAA/KSEI), http://www.helsinki.fi/jarj/iiaa/engindex.html
An independent academic institute established in Lahti, Finland, in 1993 by the University of Helsinki, the Finnish Society for Aesthetics, the city of Lahti, and the Päijät-Häme Association for Higher Education

International Society for Mathematical and Computational Aesthetics, http://www.rci.rutgers.edu/~mleyton/I...
Detail and analysis on the development of CAD and other influences in contemporary design

Intute Art and Humanities, http://www.intute.ac.uk/artsandhumanities/
A free online service providing you with access to the best Web resources for education and research, selected and evaluated by a network of subject specialists

ISIC - Image, Space, Interaction, http://www.isic-furtwangen.de/index.php?article_id=1
Interdisciplinary center for the study of visuality based at Furtwangen University

ISIS, International Society for the Interdisciplinary Study of Symmetry, http://www.mi.sanu.ac.yu/~jablans/isis0.htm
Concerned with the idea of symmetry and also of asymmetry / dissymmetry the ISIS-Symmetry website provides details of the Society and its quarterly magazine, 'Symmetry: Culture and Science'

IVSA, International Visual Sociology Association, http://www.visualsociology.org/
The purpose of the IVSA is to promote the study, production, and use of visual images, data, and materials in teaching, research, and applied activities

The Johns Hopkins Guide to Literary Theory and Criticism, http://litguide.press.jhu.edu/
Compiled by 275 specialists from around the world, the Guide presents a comprehensive historical survey of the field's most important figures, schools, and movements. Edited by Michael Groden, Martin Kreiswirth, and Imre Szeman

Jurate Macnoriute. Articles on Art Theory. Painting, http://www.freehomepages.com/jumac/Articles.html
List of articles on art theory by Jurate Macnoriute. Geometric art analysis, proportions, golden section, visual semiotics, painting, colours analysis

Komar & Melamid: The Most Wanted Paintings on the Web, http://www.diacenter.org/km/index.html
This is an online project from the Dia Center for the Arts in New York. It was created in 1995 by the Russian emigrant artist team of Vitaly Komar and Alex Melamid and reflects the "artists' interpretation of a professional market research survey about aesthetic preferences and taste in painting"

Kult Bild, http://www.uni-muenster.de/Kultbild/
Research group of the Munster University

Kunsttexte.de, http://www.kunsttexte.de/
Critical texts on history of art and images

Landscape and Environment, http://www.landscape.ac.uk/
A thematic, interdisciplinary programme funded by the Arts and Humanities Research Council. Its aim is to develop arts and humanities understandings of landscape and environment

LLEK Bookmarks: Art and Art History, http://llek.de/english/thematic/human...
Scientific resources and media worldwide but especially in German and English: Journals, search engines, and additional starting points and sites of special interest

Literary Resources on the Net, http://andromeda.rutgers.edu/~jlynch/Lit/
A collection of links to sites on the Internet dealing especially with English and American literature, excluding most single electronic texts, and is limited to collections of information useful to academics. Mantained by Jack Lynch, Rutgers University

Literary Theory, http://ios.org/pubs/F_litert.asp
A study guide on Literary Theory provided by The Objectivist Center. Covers Aristotelian Theory, Post-Aristotelian Theory, and Chicago School of Criticism

 

Literary Theory Explorations, http://www.suite101.com/welcome.cfm/l...
The world of literary theory is an ever changing hot bed of debate. Here it is explored in all its facets, from semiotics, to classicism, surrealism, and post modernism

Literaturliste, http://www.erz.uni-hannover.de/~horst...
Bibliography on aesthetics by Detlef Horster 

MCS (Media and Communication Studies Sites), http://www.aber.ac.uk/media/index.php
A 'meta-index' to internet-based resources useful in the academic study of media and communication. It was originally established by Daniel Chandler in Spring 1995 and is hosted by the University of Wales, Aberystwyth

Metamute, http://www.metamute.com
The web platform of Mute magazine. Discusses interrelationship of art and new technologies and contributes to debates on culture, politics and globalisation

 

Metaphysics and Art, http://www.vaxxine.com/hyoomik/lublin/art.htm
Exploration of the classical and scholastic Philosophy of Art, and a discussion of modern art, especially Kandinsky, in the light of classical thought. By Dr. Piotr Jaroszynski

 

Michelli's Art History Browser, http://www.ariadne.org/studio/michell...
Directory of resources with helpful commentaries

Mother of All Art History Links Pages, http://www.art-design.umich.edu/mother/
An extensive group of internet art links based at the University of Michigan

Museum Training Courses, http://www.city.ac.uk/ictop/courses.html
Websites of Museum training courses and centres and of useful resources in Museum Studies and related subjects. Edited by Patrick J. Boylan

Music Mind Machine, http://cf.hum.uva.nl/mmm/
Research in the computational modeling of temporal structure in musical knowledge and music cognition

Oetinger-Archiv, http://www.wlb-stuttgart.de/archive/oetinga.html
Archive dedicated to German Philosopher Friedrich Christoph Oetinger

On Connoisseurship, http://www.highlands.com/art/
Art connoisseur Richard de Koster brings with various ideas about the role of the artist in society, based on a 1994 exhibition at the Boston Institute of Fine Arts

New Criticism, http://www.lawrence.edu/dept/english/...
University project on this school of literary theory

New Criticism Explained, http://www.sou.edu/English/Hedges/Sod...
Brief overview of New Criticism and the major writers connected with it

Pensive Image, http://www.janvaneyck.nl/0_3_3_research_info/thepensiveimage.html
The pensive image is a research project on thinking images. This project studies the extent to which images (painting, photography, cinema etc.) are able to philosophize on the status of their own representation, and on the nature of vision.

Philosophy of Art Weblog, http://artmind.typepad.com/
A group weblog on philosophy of art and its various relationships to mind, ethics, and culture. Online Conferences, comments, essays and more 

Physics, Philosophy and Art, http://huizen.daxis.nl/~henkt/physics-philosophy-art.html

Prometheus Bildarchiv, http://www.prometheus-bildarchiv.de/

Rhetorik, Ästhetik, Poetik im Überblick, http://www.uni-regensburg.de/Fakultae...
A course on aesthetics from Aristotle to New Historicism by Braungart, University of Regensburg 

Robert A. Baron, http://www.studiolo.org/index.htm
Essays and publications in intellectual property with respect to art history, museology, image resources and computerization. Papers on Mona Lisa and Monalisiana

Roger Scruton's Books on Aesthetics, http://www.rogerscruton.com/rs-books-ae.html
List of Roger Scruton's books on aesthetics and synopsis of each

Seminario Permanente di Estetica (SPES), http://www.seminariodestetica.it/
University seminar (based at University of Florence, Italy, and directed by F. Desideri and G. Matteucci) devoted to Aesthetics and related topics. Annual meetings and conferences.

SEsTo, Società Estetica Studenti Torino, http://sesto.jimdo.com/
Association manteined by students from Turin University and devoted to critical assesment and discussion of aesthetic topics through meetings, conferences, seminars.

SIE, http://www.siestetica.it/
Official web-site of the Italian Society of Aesthetics (Società Italiana di Estetica)

Society for Literature, Science, and the Arts (SLSA), http://www.litsciarts.org/
The Society welcomes colleagues in the sciences, engineering, technology, computer science, medicine, the social sciences, the humanities, the arts, and independent scholars and artists. SLSA publishes the Journal “Configurations”. 

Theasif.info, http://members.aol.com/rrumpledsilkskin/rmplweb1.htm
Exploring virtual reality and the philosophy of art, with methodology, biography, and essays on virtuality

 

Timeline of Critical Paradigms, http://www.sou.edu/English/IDTC/timel...
Traces formalism, deep structuralism, and post-structuralism. Briefly looks at a few other schools as well

 

Transcendental Aesthetics and Writing, http://www.vcu.edu/engweb/transcendentalism/
Aesthetics in transcendental literature, including Emerson and Thoreau

VIB, Virtuelle Institut für Bildwissenschaft, http://www.bildwissenschaft.org/?menuItem=0
Interdisciplinary platform devoted to the cooperation between researchers of different academnic fields about projects concernig the "science of images"

Visual Anthropology net, http://www.visualanthropology.net/riviste.php
News and Resources online for Visual Anthropology

Visual Communication sites, http://www.uiowa.edu/~commstud/resources/visual.html
A website list by University of Iowa

Visual Learning Bibliography, http://www.indiana.edu/~reading/ieo/bibs/visual.html
By Sibel Tatar

Visual Studies, http://www.humanities.uci.edu/visualstudies/
Interdisciplinary PhD program in visual studies. University of California-Irvine

Voice of the Shuttle, http://vos.ucsb.edu/index.asp
Website for humanities research. Arranged by topics and subtopics. A very impressive list of links

Walking Art, http://standrewswalkingart.blogspot.com/
A site by St. Andrew’s University (Scotland) dedicated to the landscape art form of “Walking”

WCP: Aesthetics and Philosophy of the Arts, http://www.bu.edu/wcp/MainAest.htm
The Paideia Project: Proceedings of the 20th World Congress of Philosophy. Archive of contributed papers in Aesthetics and Philosophy of the Arts

Zentrum für Literatur- und Kulturforschung Berlin. Geisteswissenschaftliche Zentren Berlin, http://www.zfl.gwz-berlin.de/

 

1. b. Aesthetics and visual culture – Online Journals

 

American Imago, http://muse.jhu.edu/journals/american_imago/
Journal of Psychoanalysis founded by S. Freud, publishes innovative articles on the history and theory of psychoanalysis as well as on the reciprocal relations between psychoanalysis and the broad range of disciplines that constitute the human sciences

Animation, http://anm.sagepub.com/
The journal addresses all animation made using all known (and yet to be developed) techniques - from 16th century optical devices to contemporary digital media

Anales del Instituto de Investigaciones Estéticas, http://redalyc.uaemex.mx/redalyc/src/inicio/HomRevRed.jsp?iCveEntRev=369
Journal of Art History and Aesthetics from the State University of Mexico

Aristos, http://www.aristos.org/
Arts journal advocating rational standards in scholarship and criticism, informed by Objectivism and promoting traditional values in contemporary arts

Art Book, http://www.blackwellpublishing.com/journal.asp?ref=1368-6267&site=1
Provides accessible and critical reviews of new publications on all aspects of the visual arts, and commentary on relevant current issues, such as education, art exhibitions, galleries and museums
Artbrain, http://www.artbrain.org/intro.html
Online journal and art gallery, which explores the relationship between aesthetics and neurobiology. Aimed at artists, architects, writers and philosophers, as much as neuroscientists, it covers such topics as attention, mental imagery, imagination and consciousness

Arteology. Beauty of a Product, http://www.uiah.fi/projects/metodi/155.htm
Research project by Pentti Routio called 'Arteology: the science of artefacts'. This page reviews long-lasting traditions in the study of beauty

Art Margins, http://www.artmargins.com/
Examines contemporary Central and Eastern European visual culture with interviews, essays and reviews on film, art and artists
Art on the Line. International Arts Journal, http://www.waspress.co.uk/journals/artontheline/
Designed for historians of visual culture, including the history of art, architecture, design, film and theories of visual culture

Art Papers, http://www.artpapers.org/
Offers coverage of trends in contemporary art and culture to a sophisticated global audience

Basilisk, http://www.basilisk.com/
A biannual journal of architecture, philosophy, literature, film, computer graphics, music, fine arts, and perception

Body and Society, http://bod.sagepub.com/
The social and cultural analysis of the human body that has taken place in recent years

The British Journal of Aesthetics, http://bjaesthetics.oupjournals.org/
Published to promote study, research, and discussion of the fine arts and related types of experience from a philosophical, psychological, sociological, scientific, historical, critical, and educational standpoint

Chinese Art, http://www.chinese-art.com/
Source for surveying and understanding the main trends in Chinese contemporary art

Configurations, http://www.press.jhu.edu/journals/configurations/
Official journal of the Society for Literature, Science, and the Arts, explores the relations of literature and the arts to the sciences and technology

Consciousness, Literature and the Arts, http://blackboard.lincoln.ac.uk/bbcswebdav/users/dmeyerdinkgrafe/index.htm
The journal provides a forum for new work relating the arts and literature to the exploration of consciousness currently flourishing in many disciplines such as philosophy, cognitive science, psychology, neuroscience, computer science, and physics

Contemporary Aesthetics, http://www.contempaesthetics.org/
An international, interdisciplinary, peer- and blind-reviewed
online journal of contemporary theory, research, and application in aesthetics

Contemporary Art from the Islamic World, http://www.universes-in-universe.de/islam/eng/
Presents new issues with articles, information, and pictures concerning contemporary art with essential sources or references in the Islamic world

Creativity Research Journal, http://www.leaonline.com/loi/crj
Devoted to the study of creativity-behaviour, in general as in specific domains such as art and science, as well as on critical issues such as aesthetics, genius, imagery, imagination, incubation, insight, intuition, metaphor, play, and problem finding and solving

Critical Inquiry, http://criticalinquiry.uchicago.edu/main.shtml
An interdisciplinary journal devoted to publishing the best critical thought in the arts and humanities
Critical Quarterly, http://www.blackwellpublishing.com/journal.asp?ref=0011-1562&site=1
Literary criticism, cultural studies, poetry and fiction. The journal addresses the whole range of cultural forms so that discussions of, for example, cinema and television can appear alongside analyses of the accepted literary canon
Criticism, http://muse.jhu.edu/journals/criticism/
Provides a forum for current scholarship on literature, media, music and visual culture

Crossings. Electronic Journal of Art and Technology, http://crossings.tcd.ie/
A peer-reviewed multidisciplinary academic journal that aims to explore the areas where technology and art intersect. Papers are encouraged on any topic related to art, technology or the philosophical issues raised by attempts to bridge the gap between art and science

Early Popular Visual Culture (EPVC), http://www.tandf.co.uk/journals/titles/17460654.asp
Peer-reviewed, academic journal dedicated to stimulating research and interdisciplinary studies in relation to all forms of popular visual culture before 1930. Online contents

Emaj. Electronic Melbourne Art Journal, http://www.melbourneartjournal.unimelb.edu.au/E-MAJ/default.htm
Aims to provide an international forum for the publication of original academic research in all areas and periods of art history. Topics covered include fine arts, architecture, curatorship, politics and aesthetics, visual culture, philosophy, historiography and museum studies

Estudios Visuales, http://www.estudiosvisuales.net/revista/index.htm
Free on-line Journal dedicated to visual culture and related topics

Fabula, http://www.fabula.org/
Forum of an association of French researchers in the field of literary studies

Image, http://image-online.info/
The e-journal IMAGE. Journal of Interdisciplinary Image Science is designed to be an internationally appraised multilingual journal for interdisciplinary image research

Image [&] Narrative, http://www.imageandnarrative.be/
A peer-reviewed e-journal on visual narratology in the broadest sense of the term. Beside tackling theoretical issues, it is a platform for reviews of real life examples

ImageTexT, http://www.english.ufl.edu/imagetext/
The journal welcomes essays emphasizing (but not limited to) the aesthetics, cognition, production, reception, distribution and dissemination of comics and other media as they relate to comics

Informatica Museologica, http://www.mdc.hr/main.aspx?id=288
Museum Documentation Center founded by the Republic of Croatia

International Journal of Education and the Arts, http://www.ijea.org/

Invisible Culture : An Electronic Journal for Visual Culture, http://www.rochester.edu/in_visible_culture/
Journal dedicated to explorations of the material and political dimensions of cultural practices

Janus Head, http://www.janushead.org/
Journal of Interdisciplinary Studies in Literature, Continental Philosophy, Phenomenological Psychology, and the Arts, is devoted to maintaining an attitude of respect and openness to the various manifestations of truth in human experience; it strives to foster understanding through meditative thinking, narrative structure, and poetic imagination

Journal of Aesthetics and Art Criticism, http://www.temple.edu/jaac/
Research articles, symposia and book reviews in aesthetics and the arts from Temple University

Journal of Mathematics and the Arts, http://www.informaworld.com/smpp/title~content=t755420531
Focuses on connections between mathematics and the arts

Journal of Music and Meaning, http://www.musicandmeaning.net/links.php
On-line peer-reviewed journal for multidisciplinary research on music and meaning

Journal of Value Inquiry, http://www.springerlink.com/link.asp?id=102951
Journal concerning the nature, origin, experiences and scope of value in general in such fields as culture, aesthetics, religion, social and legal theory or practice, ethics, education, and methodology, technology and the sciences

Journal of Visual Culture, http://vcu.sagepub.com/
An international, refereed journal which is a site for astute, informative and dynamic thought on the visual
Kunstform, http://www.arthistoricum.net/epublishing/kunstform/
E-journal focussing on online reviews of books and exhibition catalogues

Magazine électronique du CIAC, http://www.ciac.ca/magazine/sommaire.htm
A bilingual (in English and French) publication, claiming to cover 'all aspects of cyberculture, of art and literature and their relationship with technology'

Material Religion, http://www.bergpublishers.com/JournalsHomepage/MaterialReligion/tabid/517/Default.aspx
Seeks to explore how religion happens in material culture - images, devotional and liturgical objects, architecture and sacred space, works of arts an mass-produced artefacts

MediaTropes, http://www.mediatropes.com/index.php/Mediatropes/index
Explores the ways that media of all kinds communicate, examining the hidden ground of mediated effects

Mosaic, http://www.umanitoba.ca/publications/mosaic/
Journal for the interdisciplinary study of literature

Music Perception, http://caliber.ucpress.net/loi/mp?cookieSet=1
Publishing original empirical and theoretical papers, methodological articles and critical reviews from renowned scientists and musicians

Musik und Aesthetik, http://www.musikundaesthetik.de/
German journal for studies of meaning, function and place of music in contemporary culture

Nineteenth-Century Art Worldwide, http://19thc-artworldwide.org/
The world's first scholarly, refereed e-journal devoted to the study of nineteenth-century painting, sculpture, graphic arts, photography, architecture, and decorative arts across the globe

Nouveaux Actes Sémiotiques, http://revues.unilim.fr/nas/index.php

October, http://www.mitpressjournals.org/loi/octo?cookieSet=1
Focuses critical attention on the contemporary arts and their various contexts of interpretation: film, painting, music, photography, performance, sculpture, and literature

Oxford Art Journal, http://oaj.oxfordjournals.org/current.dtl
It is committed to the political analysis of visual art and material representation from a variety of theoretical perspectives

Plagiary. Cross-Disciplinary Studies in Plagiarism, Fabrication, and Falsification, http://www.plagiary.org/
A refereed online journal
, features research articles and reports addressing general and specific issues related to plagiarism, fabrication, and falsification

Parol, www.unibo.it/parol
Journal of art and epistemology concerned with several art forms (poetry, narrative, music, theatre, film etc.)

Philament, http://www.arts.usyd.edu.au/publications/philament/index.htm
Free online journal of postgraduate scholarship in the fields of cultural studies and the literary arts

Philosophy and Literature, http://muse.jhu.edu/journals/philosophy_and_literature/
Including ideas in the aesthetics of literature, philosophical interpretation of literature, and literary treatment of philosophy, hosted by Project MUSE

Protée, http://www.erudit.org/en/revue/pr/
University journal (Université du Québec à Chicoutimi) that deals with the diverse field of semiotics, defined as the science of signs, language and discourse

PsyArt, http://www.clas.ufl.edu/ipsa/journal/index.shtml
On-line journal for the psychological study of the arts

Pulic Culture, http://www.uchicago.edu/research/jnl-...
Interdisciplinary journal of cultural studies

Religion and the Arts, http://www.springerlink.com/content/106007/
Promotes the development of discourses for exploring the religious dimensions of the verbal, visual and performing arts

Representations, http://www.jstor.org/journals/07346018.html
Publishes trend-setting articles in a wide variety of fields - literature, history, art history, anthropology, and social theory

Research Issues in Art, Design and Media, http://www.biad.bcu.ac.uk/research/rti/riadm/
Annually published e-journal. Each issue presents a single, focused, paper, with notes for further reading and relevant Internet resources

SCAN. Journal of Media Arts Culture, http://scan.net.au/
Scan considers developments in new media, digital art, screen arts, music and audio arts, as well as the culture enveloping these practices and technologies

Ta Katoptrizomena, http://www.theomag.de/
Das Magazin für Kunst, Kultur, Theologie, Ästhetik

The Senses and Society, http://www.bergpublishers.com/JournalsHomepage/TheSensesSociety/tabid/523/Default.aspx
Journal devoted to the role of senses in the word experience in connection with social sciences, art, architecture, design and so on

The Sycamore Review, http://www.sla.purdue.edu/academic/en...
Journal for the arts published twice annually by graduate students at the Department of English, Purdue University

Third Text, http://www.tandf.co.uk/journals/titles/09528822.asp
An international scholarly journal dedicated to providing critical perspectives on art and visual culture. The journal examines the theoretical and historical ground by which the West legitimises its position as the ultimate arbiter of what is significant within this field

Visual Anthropology, http://www.informaworld.com/smpp/title~content=t713654067~db=all
The journal focuses on the study of human behavior through visual means. Experts in the field also examine visual symbolic forms from a cultural-historical framework and provide a cross-cultural study of art and artefacts. Online sample issues.

Visual Communication Quarterly, http://vcquarterly.org/
An international, peer-reviewed journal of theory, research, practical criticism, and creative work in all areas of visual communication. Editor: Paul Martin Lester, Department of Communications, California State University

 VisuaLink: studies in visual culture, http://www.humnet.ucla.edu/humnet/arthist/Icono/imhome.htm
A refereed electronic journal that brings together outstanding scholarly works addressing a range of methodological and cultural interests

Visual Mathematics (VM). Art and Science Electronic Journal, http://members.tripod.com/vismath/
Electronic quarterly of the ISIS-Symmetry(International Society for the Interdisciplinary Study of Symmetry),published by the Mathematical Institute, Belgrade, Yugoslavia

Visual Resouces, http://www.tandf.co.uk/journals/titles/01973762.html
Journal devoted to the study of images and their uses

Visual Studies, http://www.informaworld.com/smpp/title~content=t713689928~db=all
Published on behalf of IVSA. The journal provides a key resource for all disciplines that engage with images, society and culture. Online sample issues.

Wide Angle, http://muse.jhu.edu/journals/wide_angle/
Presents some of today's foremost scholarship in film studies

 

2. a. Perception and the Senses - Sites

 

American Synesthesia Association, http://www.multimediaplace.com/asa/
Arranges meetings and provides means for the people who experience and/or study synesthesia to be in contact with each other

Art, Vision and the Disordered Eye, http://www.psych.ucalgary.ca/PACE/VA-Lab/AVDE-Website/default.html
This website will allow you to explore some of the known and possible visual changes of some well-known artists and the possible impact of these changes on their art

Auditory Perception Cognition and Action Meeting: APCAM, http://www.wooster.edu/apcam/
The goal of APCAM is to bring together researchers from various theoretical perspectives to present focused research on auditory cognition, perception, and action

Animal Visual Perception, http://www.pigeon.psy.tufts.edu/ecp.htm
An article by R. Cook, Tuft University

Brain and Behavior, http://serendip.brynmawr.edu/bb/
Stimulating articles and demonstrations from Serendip at Bryn Mawr College

Brain and Perceptual Process Laboratory, http://psy.ucsd.edu/chip/ramalab.html
Pages on research project by V. S. Ramachandran

Centre for Visual Science, http://cvs.anu.edu.au/
Research centre of the Australian National University

Classics in the History of Psychology, http://psy.ed.asu.edu/~classics/index.htm
From Christopher D. Green, York University, Toronto, Canada

Chronological History of Vision Research, http://www.socsci.uci.edu/cogsci/visi...
Useful chronology by Jack Yellott

The Colour Group of Great Britain, http://www.city.ac.uk/colourgroup/ind...
An interdisciplinary society for those concerned with colour measurement, reproduction vision, and perception, with colour in lighting, architecture and art

Color Matters, http://www.colormatters.com/
Explores the physiological and psychological effects of color and how it affects appetite, vision, sexuality, energy conservation and its relationship to architecture and interior design.

CONSORT, http://alcor.concordia.ca/~senses/
A site by The Concordia Sensoria Research Team on the cultural construction of the sense

Dr. Trippy Website, http://dr.trippy.googlepages.com/
A website dedicated to the study of the human sensorium and social organization

Fechner Day 2001, http://www.uni-leipzig.de/fechnerday/
International Society for Psychophysics conference celebrating 200th birthday of Fechner, held in Liepzig. Program and full text of proceedings, in PDF

Gestalt Society, http://gestalttheory.net/
Society for Gestalt Theory and its Applications

Gestalt Theory Resources Center, http://www.geocities.com/Athens/Cyprus/2926/
Offers information and links to other resources on the web about Gestalt theory in its original sense as put forward by Max Wertheimer, Wolfgang Köhler, Kurt Koffka, Kurt Lewin and other eminent Gestalt psychologists. One of the special features of this site are the GESTALT THEORY KEYWORDS

Kubovy Perception Lab, http://faculty.virginia.edu/kubovylab/
Investigates the myriad phenomena of visual and auditory perceptual organization

The MIT Encyclopedia of the Cognitive Sciences, http://mitpress.mit.edu/MITECS/
A comprehensive, on-line encyclopedia of psychology, neuroscience, philosophy, linguistics, AI, and social/cultural psychology. Only abstracts and bibliographies available for free.

Percepts and Concepts Laboratory, http://cognitrn.psych.indiana.edu/
Researching the interactions between perception and cognition. Director: Robert Goldstone.

Psychology E-Journals, http://psych.hanover.edu/Krantz/journal.html#psychjournal
A relatively complete index of psychologically related electronic journals, conference proceedings, and other periodicals

Sensation and Perception, http://www.skidmore.edu/~hfoley/Perc5.htm
Site based on textbook by Matlin & Foley

Sensation/Perception Links, http://www.psychology.org/links/Environment_Behavior_Relationships/Sensation_and_Perception/
From the Encyclopedia of Psychology

Snyder Laboratory, http://eye-hand.wustl.edu/
Studies the role of the parietal cortex in the processing of visual spatial information, and how such information is used to direct eye and arm movements. Many publications available online.

Synaesthesia, http://www.macalester.edu/~psych/what...
A compilation of information available on synaesthesia from both other internet sites and traditional sources. There are also information about different types of synaesthesia

Synaesthesia, http://home.comcast.net/~sean.day/Synesthesia.htm
Site of American Society of Synesthesia

Synesthesia: Richard Cytowic, MD, http://cytowic.net
Pioneering neurologist and author Richard Cytowic, MD explains brain basis of colored hearing and other "joined senses."

Synesthesia, http://sensequence.de/proj/projen.html
Issues, bibliography, links on synesthesia

USCS, Perceptual Science Lab, http://mambo.ucsc.edu/index.html
Site of Laboratory of University of California, Santa Cruz,

Viperlib, http://viperlib.york.ac.uk/?swf=true
A web-based resource library of images and presentation material illuminating the study of visual perception

Vision Laboratory Macquarie University, http://vision.psy.mq.edu.au/
Contains information about current research into human visual perception. Features material from some of the courses run by the psychology department and information about staff and students

Vision Science, http://www.visionscience.com/
Resources for research on human and animal vision

Visionary, http://www.liden.cc/Visionary/
A dictionary for terminology used in the study of human and animal vision

 

2. b. Perception and the Senses – Online Journals

 

International Journal of Image and Graphics, http://ejournals.wspc.com.sg/ijig/ijig.shtml

Journal of Experimental Psychology. Human Perception and Performance, http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/journal/00961523
Publishes studies on perception, control of action, and related cognitive processes

Journal of Texture Studies, http://www.blackwellpublishing.com/journal.asp?ref=0022-4901&site=1
It is a primary source on all of the sciences that relate to sensory perception and the physical characterization of texture, and it focuses on how the tactile senses are used to determine the acceptability of food and other consumer products
Journal  of Vision, http://www.journalofvision.org/8/2/ 

Journal of Visual Communication and Image Representation, http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/journal/10473203
Publishes papers on state-of-the-art visual communication and image representation, with emphasis on novel technologies and theoretical work in this multidisciplinary area of pure and applied research

Perception, http://www.perceptionweb.com/
Perception is a scholarly journal reporting experimental results and theoretical ideas ranging over the fields of human, animal, and machine

Spatial Vision, http://www.springerlink.com/content/1568-5683/

Visual Cognition, http://www.tandf.co.uk/journals/journal.asp?issn=1350-6285&subcategory=PS250000
Journal publishing new empirical research that increases theoretical understanding of human visual cognition. Studies may be concerned with any aspect of visual cognition

Visual Communication, http://vcj.sagepub.com/
Issues on still and moving images; graphic design and typography; visual phenomena such as fashion, professional vision, posture and interaction; the built and landscaped environment; the role of the visual in relation to language, music, sound and action

 

3. a. Cognitive Sciences and Philosophy of Mind - Sites

 

Accademia di Scienze Cognitive, http://digilander.libero.it/ascoweb/
ASCO promotes scientific and cultural activities to foster the diffusion and application of Cogsciences

ACT Research Home Page, http://act.psy.cmu.edu/
John Anderson's ACT-R theory of cognition is a cognitive architecture aimed at computer simulating a full range of cognitive tasks

Adaptive Behavior and Cognition, http://www.mpib-berlin.mpg.de/en/fors...
The lab, based at the Max-Planck-Institute for Human Development, explores cognitive strategies (including social and emotional components) with which people and other animals make judgments and decisions in the face of uncertain situations. Staff, publications and current projects

AlphaPsy - Anthropologie et psychologie, http://www.cognition.ens.fr/~alphapsy/
Seminar of evolutionary psychology and anthropology coordinated by the Département d''Etudes Cognitives de l'ENS. Programme, articles and resources

Animal Cognition and Learning, http://www.pigeon.psy.tufts.edu/psych26/default.htm
A site from Tuft University by R. Cook

Annotated Bibliography of Metaphor and Cognitive Science, http://philosophy.uoregon.edu/metapho...
By Tim Rohrer. Current through 1997

Annotated Bibliography Of Mind-Related Topics, http://www.thymos.com/mind.html
An annotated bibliography of cognitive science, artificial intelligence, neurobiology, artificial life, linguistics, neural networks, connectionism, cognitive psychology, consciousness

Association des étudiants en sciences cognitives, Bordeaux, http://www.sm.u-bordeaux2.fr/asco/
ASCO. Project of an association of scholars and researchers in the field of cognitive sciences

Association des étudiants et jeunes chercheurs en sciences cognitives du Grand Lyon, http://www.estigma.fr/
ESTIGMA. The site informs about the scientific activities of the Association

Association pour la recherche cognitive, http://www.mines.u-nancy.fr/arco/
ARCO. Publications, events, conferences

Associazione Italiana di Scienze Cognitive, http://www.istc.cnr.it/aisc/
AISC – Promotes the research, teaching and application of cognitive sciences in Italy. News, documents, activities, membership

Austrian Society for Cognitive Science, http://www.univie.ac.at/cognition/
Sponsors seminars and a conference for cognitive science in Austria.

The Brain Research Company, http://www.brainresource.com
A company providing a standardized "evidence based" profile of brain function and cognition

Brain Sciences Preprint Archive, http://www.princeton.edu/~harnad/bbs....
Preprints from this interdisciplinary journal from prominent academics in a variety of fields

Celebrities in Cognitive Science, http://www.cudenver.edu/~mryder/itc_d...
Links page to writings by and about leading thinkers in cognitive science, and critics and observers of the cognitive sciences

Center for Brain and Cognition, http://psy.ucsd.edu/chip/
A forum and meeting ground for the theoreticians and researchers who examine cognitive and perceptual processing in the human brain, with particular interest in the neurological/brain basis for these processes. University of San Diego. Director: V. S. Ramachandran

Clinical Cognitive Neuroscience Center, Seoul, Korea, http://neuroimage.net/eng.htm
Studies of cognitive function via EEG, PET, and MRI with clinical diagnosis

CogNet, http://cognet.mit.edu/
An electronic community for cognitive and brain sciences, run by MIT Press. Includes access to many of their cognitive science books and journal articles, and news

CogNews, http://cognews.com
Supplies daily news of the cognitive sciences via user submissions

CogWeb: Cognitive Cultural Studies, http://cogweb.english.ucsb.edu/
Research tool for exploring the relevance of the study of human cognition to literary and cultural studies

Cogni-discussion, http://listes.univ-lyon1.fr/wws/info/...
Liste of discussion sur les sciences cognitives

Cognitive Neuroscience Society, http://www.cogneurosociety.org/
Committed to the development of mind and brain research on the psychological, computational, and neuroscientific bases of perception and cognition

Cognitive Science Dictionary, http://web.psych.ualberta.ca/~mike/Pe...
A glossary of Cognitive Science terminology. From Dr. Michael Dawson of the University of Alberta

Cognitive Science Society, http://www.cognitivesciencesociety.org/
The premier professional organization in the field. Information on membership, conferences, and the journal Cognitive Science (including abstracts of recent and upcoming articles)

Cognitive Task Analysis Resource, http://www2.ctaresource.com/index.php
Provides education, documents, and an on-line community for Cognitive Task Analysis. (CTA describes some aspect of human operation and cognitive processing within a work domain.)

Cognivence, http://cognivence.free.fr/
Site by a group of researchers in the field of cognitive studies from the Île-de-France

CogPrints, http://cogprints.org/
An electronic archive for self-archive papers in any area of Psychology, neuroscience, and Linguistics, and many areas of Computer Science, Philosophy, Biology, Medicine, Anthropology, as well as any other portions of the physical, social and mathematical sciences that are pertinent to the study of cognition

COGPRINTS: Cognitive Sciences Eprint Archive, http://cogprints.soton.ac.uk/
Cogprints makes preprints and reprints of papers in all areas of the cognitive sciences openly available on-line. Authors can deposit their work here, and all may freely read it. Directed by Stevan Harnad (best known as editor of Behavioral and Brain Sciences) 

COGSCI Cognitive Science Discussion List, http://cogsci.weenink.com/
Website for the International Cognitive Science Discussion List).

Comparative Cognition Society, http://www.pigeon.psy.tufts.edu/ccs/default.htm

Computational Epistemology Lab, http://cogsci.uwaterloo.ca/Index.html
A facility for research into Cognitive Science and related areas of Philosophy. Headed by Paul Thagard, at the University of Waterloo, Canada.

The Computer Revolution in Philosophy, http://www.cs.bham.ac.uk/research/cog...
An online (scanned) version of the seminal 1978 book by Aaron Sloman

Consciousness, http://consc.net/resources.html
High-quality academic resources on the web selected by David Chalmers

Contemporary Philosophy of Mind: An Annotated Bibliography, http://www.u.arizona.edu/~chalmers/bi...
A bibliography of recent work in the philosophy of mind, philosophy of cognitive science, philosophy of artificial intelligence, and on consciousness in the sciences. It consists of 4451 entries, and is divided into six parts, each of which is further divided by topic and subtopic. Compiled by David Chalmers, Dept. of Philosophy, UC Santa Cruz

David Chalmers' Home Page, http://consc.net/chalmers/

Developmental Neurolinguistics Lab, City University of New York (CUNY) Graduate Center, http://web.gc.cuny.edu/Speechandheari...
Electrophysiology research investigating infant language development, language processing in normal monolingual and multilingual adults, and language processing in stuttering.

Dictionary of Philosophy of Mind, http://philosophy.uwaterloo.ca/MindDict/
A free resource to all those interested in the philosophy of mind. By Chris Eliasmith

Epistemology, Consciousness, and the Mind, http://www.lycaeum.org/drugs.old/other/brain/
A good collection of links from the Sputnik Drug Information Zone, especially strong in cognitive science

European Institute of Cognitive Sciences and Engineering, http://www-eurisco.onecert.fr/
Research areas: cognition and design (design knowledge and rationale, cognitive analysis), cognition and the use of machines (ergonomics, human factors) cognition and organizations (corporate memory, psycho-sociological issues)

Face Blind, http://www.choisser.com/faceblind/
A personal account of face blindness (prosopagnosia), by a sufferer

Facial Expression Resources on the Web, http://www.mis.atr.co.jp/~mlyons/faci...
Links to resources for research on facial expressions

Field Guide to the Philosophy of Mind, http://host.uniroma3.it/progetti/kant/field/
From Società Italiana di Filosofia Analitica, University of Rome 3. Edited by Marco Nani and Massimo Marraffa

Filosofia e antropologia a confronto: il problema del relativismo, http://www.geocities.com/tittidudda/
Understanding other minds. The problems of relativism in cultural anthropology and epistemology

Folk Psychology vs. Mental Simulation: How Minds Understand Minds, http://www.umsl.edu/~philo/Faculty/Gordon/MindSeminar99/papers.html
This page provides access to work that was discussed at, inspired by, or is otherwise relevant to the seminar "Folk Psychology vs. Mental Simulation: How Minds Understand Minds" held at the University of Missouri - St. Louis, from June 14 to July 16, 1999

Guide to the Philosophy of Mind, http://consc.net/guide.html
Stanford Encyclopedia of Philosophy entries on consciousness and mind topics. Edited by David Chalmers

Human Cognition in the Human Brain, http://human-brain.org/
Yehouda Harpaz' model of human cognition, along with links to associated texts, including extensive critiques of publications associated with cognitive science.

Humanoid Robotics Group, http://www.ai.mit.edu/projects/humano...
MIT Artificial Intelligence Laboratory group led by Rodney Brooks. Working on robots Cog, Kismet, Coco & Macaco.

Imagination is Greater than Knowledge, http://users.zipworld.com.au/~damir
Outlines a subjective concept of science and the role of cognitive processes that support the structures of scientific theory.

L'insegnamento delle scienze cognitive in Europa, http://www.romacivica.net/SoLe/news/n...
Project for teaching of cognitive science in Europe, by Sandro Nannini. Didactic materials and experiments

Institut Jean-Nicod, http://www.institutnicod.org
An interdisciplinary lab at the interface between the humanities the social sciences and the cognitive sciences. Content in French and English

Institut des Sciences Cognitives, http://www.isc.cnrs.fr/index_en.htm
The National Center for Scientific Research in France promoting study of cognition, especially in humans. Many of the working papers and links to other websites are in English

Institut des sciences cognitives et de la communication, Orsay, http://www.limsi.fr/WkG/ISCC/
ISCC. Research center based at the Campus d'Orsay, Bures, et Gif-sur-Yvette. It intends to foster communication and diffusion of works in the domain of cognitive science, organizing interdisciplinary meeting and the “Journées Internationales d''Orsay en Sciences Cognitives”

Interdisciplines: Art and Cognition, http://www.interdisciplines.org/artcog
Virtual conference featuring ten target papers and discussions on the intersection between aesthetic experience, theories of perception and cognition. Content in english/French

JND.org: In Praise of Good Design,http://www.jnd.org/GoodDesign.html
The author of “The Design of Everyday Things” writes essays on design, education, emotion and design, people, technology and society, and television.

Les potentiels évoqués, http://www.potentiels-evoques.levilla...
Site devoted to «potentiels évoqués», an imagery brain technique based on EEG

Max Planck Institute for Psychological Research, Berlin, http://www.mpipf-muenchen.mpg.de/mpip...   
Focused on the study of cognition and action

Memory Arena, http://www.memoryarena.com/
A resource on memory and memory disorders. Information includes: books, journals, test publications, links to associations and upcoming conferences. From Psychology Press

The Memory Exhibition, http://www.exploratorium.edu/memory/i...
Explores the biological, psychological, and cultural aspects of memory, from personal experiences to breakthroughs in cognitive science

Mental Models, http://www.tcd.ie/Psychology/Ruth_Byr...
The "mental models" theory of thinking and reasoning, as propounded by Kenneth Craik and Philip Johnson-Laird. Site created by Johnson-Laird and Ruth Byrne

Mente, http://gral.ip.rm.cnr.it/mente/_mente...
Naturalization program and the mind/body problem. From P. Maggiore

Mind and Body, From Descartes to William James, http://serendip.brynmawr.edu/Mind/Table.html
Modified from the Catalogue Accompanying an Exhibition of Books from the Collections of the National Library of Medicine, Held in Honor of the Centennial Celebration of the American Psychological Association, August 7 to December 15, 1992. By Robert Wozniak (Bryn Mawr College)

Mind Papers, http://consc.net/mindpapers/
A bibliography of work in the philosophy of mind, the philosophy of cognitive science, and the science of consciousness. It consists of 18371 entries, and is divided into 8 parts, each of which is further divided by topic and subtopic. Both online and offline material is included, with links wherever possible

The Mind Project, http://www.mind.ilstu.edu/
Illinois State University cognitive science research and curriculum development project

Ministère de la recherche: ACI Cognitique, http://www.recherche.gouv.fr/recherch...
L''action concertée incitative "Cognitique" encourage les recherches interdisciplinaires sur la cognition, en favorisant les collaborations entre, d''une part, les sciences humaines et sociales, et, d''autre part, les sciences de la vie et les sciences de l''information. Appels à propositions, aide aux jeunes scientifiques, rencontres scientifiques

MIT Cognet, http://cognet.mit.edu/
Subscription based service from MIT Press giving access to full text coyrighted material, discussions, and news

The Modularity Home Page, http://gral.ip.rm.cnr.it/rcalabretta/...
Links to resources and online papers on modularity in cognitive sciences, neurosciences, evolutionary biology and AI

Museo Laboratorio della Mente, Roma, http://www.romacivica.net/aslrme/Fmus...
Ideato dal Centro Studi e Ricerche dell''ASL di Roma in collaborazione con il CNR - Istituto di Psicobiologia e Psicofarmacologia. Percorsi tematici su mente, cervello e patologia mentale

Musik.e, http://www.musike.org
Online scientific Experiment on relationship between art and cognition

Neuroingegneria.com, http://www.neuroingegneria.com/
Rivista online di intelligenza artificiale, neuroscienze e scienze cognitive

Non-Cartesian Cognitive Science, http://www.magneticfields.org/sky/aar...
Essays and many useful links on embodied and ''situated'' approaches to cognition: ranging from Artificial Life to Phenomenology, and much else

ObjectCognition.net, http://www.objectcognition.net/
Good collection of links to Cognitive Science Researcher's home pages, and to relevant journals (online and paper)

Online Papers on Consciousness, http://consc.net/online/
A directory of 4638 free online papers on consciousness in philosophy and in science, and of related topics in the philosophy of mind. The papers in this directory are drawn from MindPapers, a database of both online and offline works on these topics. Compiled by David Chalmers and David Bourget

Philosophical Theory of Computation, http://www.eecis.udel.edu/~case/research.html

Philosophy - Neuroscience - Psychology Program, http://www.artsci.wustl.edu/~pnp/about/introduction.html
PNP is an innovative program that fosters engagement between different disciplines addressing the mind-brain. Located at the Department of Philosophy, Washington University and directed by J. L. Bermúdez

Philosophy of Mind and Cognitive Science, http://www3.hku.hk/philodep/joelau/wiki/pmwiki?n=Category.Mind
Teaching materials by Joe Lau

Philosophy of Mind, http://www.duke.edu/philosophy/mind.html
Pages from Duke University dedicated to the topics. Links, events, publications and more

Pôle Rhône-Alpes de sciences cognitives, http://www-leibniz.imag.fr/PRASC/

Projet Laplace, http://www.inrialpes.fr/sharp/pub/lap...
Site dedicated to perception, inference and action. Texts and applications. In French and English

Prosopagnosia (Face Blindness), http://www.prosopagnosia.com/
The author explains this particular condition and how those afflicted with this condition use other techniques to recognize people

Prosopagnosia,  http://home.earthlink.net/~blankface/prosopagnosia.shtml
The condition of prosopagnosia, or "face blindness," from the perspective of a person who suffers from it.

Radical Constructivism, http://www.univie.ac.at/constructivism/
A site dedicated to this philosophical trend. People, links, bibliography, papers and so on. By Alexander Riegler (University of Wien)

Rassegna Stampa: Scienze Cognitive, http://lgxserver.uniba.it/lei/rassegn...
Press review on cognitive sciences edited by SWIF. Up to 2005

La Realtà Virtuale nello studio della cognizione spaziale, http://www.hyperlabs.net/vr/
Divulgative site on virtual reality and cognitive science

Reith Lectures 2003 - The Emerging Mind, http://www.bbc.co.uk/radio4/reith2003/
Series of five public radio lectures given by neuroscientist V. S. Ramachandran. The 2003 series of the prestigious annual BBC Reith Lectures. Lectures available as Real Audio

Relais d'information sur les sciences de la cognition, http://www.risc.cnrs.fr/
RISC. Reference site for cognitive research in Ile-de-France. Seminars and events, labs and database

Réseau sud-est des sciences cognitives, http://www.lpl.univ-aix.fr/cognisud/
Cognisud. Team, research projects, teaching and meetings

Sciences de la Cognition, CNRS, http://www-poleia.lip6.fr/GIS.COGNITI...
Activities of CNRS about cognitive sciences

Société des neurosciences, http://www.neurosciences.asso.fr/
A lot of information about neurosciences in France

Spiegazione scientifica e scienze cognitive, http://members.tripod.com/~mauronervi...
Brief introduction to scientific exlanation and cognition by G. Tamburini, University of Pisa

Telerobotics and Neurology, http://scan.berkeley.edu/
At UC Berkeley. Studies of eye movements (scanpaths), image processing, and virtual reality

Towards a cognitive science of science, http://www.arxia.com/florian/cog
A study of the cognitive basis of science. Special attention is given to implications for physics and mathematics. By Razvan Florian, a Romanian Physics student studying in Paris

Web e Ergonomia Cognitiva, http://www.hyperlabs.net/ergonomia/
The web use from the point of view of cogsciences

10 Classic Cognitive Science Papers, http://cognitrn.psych.indiana.edu/rgo...
Ten papers, originally published in the journal Cognitive Science, and judged by the editors to be classics of the field, made available for free download

 

3. b. Cognitive Science and Philosophy of Mind – Online Journals

 

Advances in Cognitive Psychology, http://www.ac-psych.org/?id=2&rok=2007&issue=4
A web-based journal devoted to the scientific study of the human mind. University of Finance and Management in Warsaw

Animal Cognition, http://www.springerlink.com/content/101775/

Apparence(s), http://apparences.revues.org/
A "micorevue" presenting philosophical reflections on how the body processes appearances and the effects of perception and other processes on the subject

Behavioral and Brain Sciences, http://www.bbsonline.org/
BBS publishes important and controversial interdisciplinary articles in psychology, neuroscience, behavioral biology, cognitive science, artificial intelligence, linguistics and philosophy

Brain and Cognition, http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/journal/02782626

Brains, Minds & Media, http://www.brains-minds-media.org/
Open access E-Journal for interactive and visual media in the neural and cognitive sciences. Bielefeld University, Faculty of Biology

Cognition & Emotion, http://www.tandf.co.uk/journals/journal.asp?issn=0269-9931&subcategory=PS250000&linktype=1
Journal devoted to the study of emotion, especially to those aspects of emotion related to cognitive processes. Online contents

Cognitive Development, http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/journal/08852014

Cognitive Psychology, http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/journal/00100285

Cognitive Science, http://www.leaonline.com/loi/cog

Comparative Cognition & Behavior Reviews, http://psyc.queensu.ca/ccbr/
E-Journal of the Comparative Cognition Society

Computer Vision and Image Understanding, http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/journal/10773142 

Dialectica, http://www.dialectica.ch/
Seeks a better understanding of the mutual support between science and philosophy that both disciplines need and enjoy in their common search for understanding. Edited by Pascal Engel, University of Genève

Ecological Psychology, http://www.leaonline.com/loi/eco

European Journal of Neuroscience, http://www.blackwellpublishing.com/journal.asp?ref=0953-816X&site=1
Edited by Barry J. Everitt and Christopher E. Henderson

Haptics-e, http://www.haptics-e.org/
Journal of research in the science and engineering of haptic perception and human machine interaction

Image and Vision Computing, http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/journal/02628856

Informal Logic, http://web2.uwindsor.ca/faculty/arts/philosophy/IL/index.html
A scholarly journal devoted to theoretical and practical issues in the theories of reasoning and argumentation

Information Visualization, http://www.palgrave-journals.com/ivs/index.html
A central forum for all aspects of information visualization and its applications

International Journal of Psychophysiology, http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/journal/01678760

Journal in Comparative Psychology, http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/journal/07357036
Publishes original empirical and theoretical research from a comparative perspective on the behavior, cognition, perception, and social relationships of diverse species

Journal of Environmental Psychology, http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/journal/02724944

Journal of Experimental Psychology. Applied, http://www.apa.org/journals/xap/

Journal of Theoretical and Philosophical Psychology, http://soe.indstate.edu/div24/Articles.htm
Devoted to fostering discussion at the interface of psychology and philosophy. Its areas of interest include cognitive neurosciences and philosophy of science. Edited by Ronald B. Miller, Saint Michael's College

Pattern Recognition and Image Analysis, http://www.maik.ru/cgi-bin/journal.pl?name=patrec&page=main
PRIA Advances in Mathematical Theory and Applications is an international journal featuring top papers in pattern recognition, image recognition, analysis, understanding, and processing

Phenomenology and Cognitive Science, http://www.springerlink.com/content/108987/
An interdisciplinary, international journal that serves as a forum to explore the intersectionsbetween phenomenology, empirical science, and analytic philosophy of mind

Philosophical Explorations. An International Journal for the Philosophy of Mind and Action, http://www.philexpl.nl/
Publishes in the area of the philosophy of mind and action and related disciplines such as moral psychology, ethics, philosophical anthropology, social philosophy, political philosophy and philosophy of the social sciences. Online contents

Philosophy of Mind Review, http://www.swif.uniba.it/lei/mind/swifpmr.htm
Edited by Luca Malatesti, University of Hull

Rivista di Filologia Cognitiva, http://w3.uniroma1.it/cogfil/homepage...
Online journal devoted to linguistics and philology according to a cognitive approach

Sistemi intelligenti, http://www.mulino.it/edizioni/riviste...
Journal concerned with cognitive sciences and AI, specially about natural or artificial intelligent behaviour

Visual Neuroscience, http://journals.cambridge.org/action/displayJournal?jid=VNS

Watershed Journal, http://www.brown.edu/Students/Watershed/component/option,com_frontpage/Itemid,1/
Brown University’s undergraduate-produced journal of the environment and culture

 

4. a. Phenomenology – Sites

 

Analecta Husserlana, http://www.springeronline.com/sgw/cda...
Book Series on Phenomenology published under the auspices of The World Institute for Advanced Phenomenological Research and Learning

Association pour la promotion de la phénoménologie, http://spip.univ-poitiers.fr/philosop...
Directed by Marc Richir and based at the Département de philosophie de l''université de Poitiers. Publishes les Annales de phénoménologie

British Society for Phenomenology, http://britishphenomenology.com/default.aspx
The BSP is an international independent academic society which seeks via its conferences and workshops to promote awareness of, study of and research into the European Phenomenological Tradition and its cognate arms of philosophy

Bulgarian Phenomenological Center (BPC), http://www.phenomenology.eu.org/
The BPC is based at the Institute for Philosophical Research of the Bulgarian Academy of Sciences. The BPC site includes information about international activities, research projects, publications, conferences and seminars.

Centre d'Etudes Phénoménologiques, http://www.sofi.ucl.ac.be/cep/cep.html
Site of the Institut Supérieur de la Philosophie de l''Université de Louvain. Researches on Husserl and Phenomenology

Center for Advanced Research in Phenomenology, http://www.phenomenologycenter.org/
Extending and deepening phenomenology and kindred continental thought in philosophy, the social sciences, and the humanities

Center for Applied Phenomenological Research, http://phenomenology.utk.edu/
Research group at University of Tennessee, focuses on utilizing phenomenological and other qualitative methods to gain a better understanding of human experience in its various manifestations

Center for Phenomenology and Hermeneutics of Values, http://phenomenology.iaf.ac.at
A Center for Advanced Studies in Phenomenology and Hermeneutics at the Institute for Axiological Research, Vienna. Includes different projects, publications and resources

Centre for Phenomenology, Prague, http://www.cfb.cuni.cz/

Centre for Philosophy and Phenomenological Studies, http://www.csudh.edu/phenom_studies/
Has the aim to promote through electronic media philosophical inquiries and exchanges of philosophical findings as well as pedagogical pursuits by interaction with both undergraduate and graduate students in the field of phenomenological research in the widest possible sense

Cercle niçois de phénoménologie, http://phenonice.hautetfort.com/
Research projects on Husserl, Heidegger, Merleau-Ponty, Henry et Lévinas

Contributions to Phenomenology, http://www.springer.com/series/5811
The purpose of this Book Series is to foster the development of phenomenological philosophy through creative research. Contemporary issues in philosophy, other disciplines and in culture generally, offer opportunities for the application of phenomenological methods that call for creative responses

Deutsche Gesellschaft für phänomenologische Forschung, http://www.phaenomenologische-forschung.de/
International Academic Association fort he study of phenomenology and Husserl’s work. Publishes the Journal “Die Phänomenologischen Forschungen”

Environmental and Architectural Phenomenology Newsletter, http://www.arch.ksu.edu/seamon/EAP.html
A forum and clearing house for research and design that incorporate a qualitative approach to environmental and architectural experience. Edited by David Seamon

Fenomenologia, Ermeneutica, http://lgxserver.uniba.it/lei/bibliografie/fen.htm

Gesellschaft für Neue Phänomenologie, http://www.gnp-online.de/
Research centre based at Rostok University fort the study and promotion of New Phenomenology according the teachings of Hermann Schmitz

Gruppe Phänomenologie, http://gph.freezope.org/index_html
Founded in Wien in 1994, promotes the knowledge and critical diffusion of phenomenology. Useful research tools.

GTH, Glossary guide for translating Husserl, http://www.filosoficas.unam.mx/~gth/gthii.htm

Human Science Research Newsletter, http://www.seattleu.edu/artsci/psychology/ihsr.asp
Site maintained by Psychology Dept., University of Seattle. Information on conferences, books and journal reviews, comments.

Human Science Research Studies, http://www.artfulsoftware.com/humanscienceresearch.html
Purpose of this site is to list human science research studies (articles, chapters, books, monographs), research that is within the phenomenological and hermeneutical / interpretive traditions, broadly defined

Husserl Archives at the New School for Social Research, http://www.newschool.edu/gf/phil/husserl/index.htm
Established in 1966 in memory of Aflred Schutz is a research center for phenomenology and phenomenological philosophy

Husserl Archives- Leuven, http://www.hiw.kuleuven.ac.be/hiw/eng/husserl/index.php

Husserl Circle Webpage, http://www.husserlcircle.org/
Site of the annual Husserl Circle Conference. Meeting programs and calendar

Husserl Database, http://www.ipc.shizuoka.ac.jp/~jsshama/HUA-home.html
A collection of the search results for certain key words in a Text-Database created from the Husserliana texts. The results indicate place of appearance in the original text by means of page number and line number

Husserl.net, http://www.husserl.net/
A searchable database of keywords, a database of Husserl's writings and Husserl scholarship, and a concept-database

Indo Pacific Journal of Phenomenology, http://www.ipjp.org

Initiative in Phenomenological Practice, http://www.ipp-net.org/
International network connecting anyone who is interested in the ongoingly open possibility of doing phenomenology by carrying out original phenomenological investigations

International Phenomenology Mailinglist, http://listserv.iaf.ac.at/mailman/lis...
The list was started in June 2000 and publishes diverse information on phenomenological events, forthcoming conferences, call for papers, new books, and journals. It is open for all Currents in Phenomenology and welcomes News from all Phenomenological Societies and Organisations World Wide

Nordic Society for Phenomenology, http://www.helsinki.fi/filosofia/nsp/

Organization of Phenomenological Organizations, http://www.o-p-o.net/

Österreichische Gesellschaft für Phänomenologie, http://phaidon.philo.at/~oegesph/

Phaenomenologica, http://www.springeronline.com/sgw/cda...
One of the largest Book Series on Phenomenology. More than 180 volumes to present

Phenomenology and Cognitive Science, http://www.swif.uniba.it/lei/mind/top...
Collects resources on the intersection between phenomenology of Husserlian kind or origin and the new cognitive science, a non-reductionist science of cognition which takes consciousness seriously

Phenomenology and the Cognitive Sciences, http://www.philosophy.ucf.edu/pcs/
Website dedicated to providing resources focusing on the intersection of phenomenology and the cognitive sciences

Phenomenology as Research Method, http://dingo.vut.edu.au/~alrnnv/papers/bev.html

Phenomenology, http://www.connect.net/ron/phenom.html

Phenomenology Online, http://www.phenomenologyonline.com/home.html
This site provides public access to articles, monographs, and other materials discussing and exemplifying phenomenological research

Phenomenology Page, http://www.connect.net/ron/phenom.html
A short presentation of "what is" phenomenology

Portail de la phénoménologie, http://www.phenomenologie.org
Information, sites, organizations and resources concerning phenomenology

Romanian Society for Phenomenology, http://www.phenomenology.ro
The presentation of Romanian Society for Phenomenology along with the Romanian Journal for Phenomenology, Studia Phaenomenologica

Self-Reference in Phenomenology and Cognitive Science, http://nl.ijs.si/~damjan/phen.html
Pages from Damjan Bojadziev

Seminar on Phenomenology and Hermeneutics, Marquette University, http://www.marquette.edu/sph
Beginning in 1996 as a forum for discussing the work of Edmund Husserl, the Seminar on Phenomenology and Hermeneutics, has expanded and now investigates and shares research in all aspects of phenomenology and hermeneutics

Simon Silverman Phenomenology Centre, http://www.library.duq.edu/silverman/index.htm
Based at Duquesne University, it actively promotes the advancement of phenomenology by sponsoring original scholarship

Society for Phenomenology and Existential Philosophy, http://www-hl.syr.edu/phil/spep
The second largest American philosophical society, devoted to supporting philosophy inspired by Continental European traditions

Society for Phenomenology and Human Sciences, http://pages.slu.edu/faculty/harriss3/SPHS/aboutSPHS.html
International multidisciplinary group of social and human scientists who are engaged with the philosophical tradition of phenomenology and other related perspectives. Located at St. Louis University.

University of Winsconsin - Phenomenology Institute, http://phenom.physics.wisc.edu/

What Is So Bad About Phenomenology?, http://www.bbk.ac.uk/eh/eng/skc/cp/so...
An article by Steven Connor

World Institute for Advanced Phenomenological Research and Learning, http://www.phenomenology.org/
Information on programs, projects, publications such as the international conference series; the Boston Forum; spring and summer symposia; master classes; the yearbook series Analecta Husserliana; the WPI Monograph Series; the journal Phenomenological Inquiry

 

4. b. Phenomenology – Online Journals

 

European Journal of Philosophy, http://www.ejp.dept.shef.ac.uk/
Aims to constitute a forum to which all philosophers, both inside and outside Europe, can turn to rediscover the diversity and variety of the European tradition. Edited by Robert Stern, University of Sheffield

Husserl Studies, http://www.springerlink.com/content/102903/
International journal which underlines the relevance of Husserl’s phenomenology for contemporary philosophy. The journal offers a forum for Husserlian studies that deal with the relation of phenomenology to other directions in philosophy, including hermeneutics, critical theory, and the various modes of analytic philosophy

The Journal of the British Society for Phenomenology, http://britishphenomenology.com/aboutus.aspx
JBSP publishes papers on phenomenology and existential philosophy as well as contributions from other fields of philosophy

Journal of Phenomenological Psychology, http://www.brill.nl/jpp
Publishes articles that advance the discipline of psychology from the perspective of the Continental phenomenology movement. Edited by Frederick J. Wertz (Fordham University, New York)

Journal of Speculative Philosophy, http://muse.jhu.edu/journals/jsp/
Examines the constructive interaction between Continental and American philosophy, as well as novel developments in the ideas and theories of past philosophers that have relevance for contemporary thinkers

Journal-Phänomenologie, http://www.journal-phaenomenologie.ac.at/jphhome.html
Journal dedicated to phenomenology, hermeneutics and French contemporary philosophy

Newsletter of Phenomenology, http://www.phenomenology.ro/newsletter/
This weekly newsletter will include up-to-date information regarding the most important events in the field of phenomenology

New Yearbook for Phenomenology and Phenomenological Philosophy, http://www.noesispress.com/journals.htm
Provides an annual international forum for phenomenological research in the spirit of Edmund Husserl's groundbreaking work

Phenomenological Inquiry, http://www.phenomenology.org/journal-prices.htm
Published by World Phenomenology Institute. Edited by A. T. Tymieniecka

Phenomenology and the Cognitive Sciences, http://www.springer.com/philosophy/phenomenology/journal/11097
Provides critical review articles that address recent work in areas relevant to the connection between empirical results in experimental science and first-person perspective

Philosophy and Phenomenological Research, http://www.ingentaconnect.com/content/ips/ppr
Publishes articles in a wide range of areas including philosophy of mind, epistemology, ethics, metaphysics, and philosophical history of philosophy. Edited by Ernest Sosa

Research in Phenomenology, http://www.brill.nl/m_catalogue_sub6_id9390.htm
Deals with phenomenological philosophy in a broad sense, including original phenomenological research, critical and interpretative studies of major phenomenological thinkers, studies relating phenomenological philosophy to other disciplines. Edited by John Sallis, Boston College

Studia Phaenomenologica, http://www.studia-phaenomenologica.com/?page=issue&id=7
A peer-reviewed yearbook in phenomenology, edited by the Romanian Society for Phenomenology

Theory and Psychology, http://www.psych.ucalgary.ca/thpsyc/
Journal devoted to scholarship with a broad meta-theoretical intent. It examines such issues as the conceptual frameworks and foundations of psychology, its historical underpinnings, its relation to other human sciences, its methodological commitments, its ideological assumptions and its political and institutional contexts