r/HistoryofIdeas

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Welcome to the subreddit for the study of the history of ideas, including the histories of philosophy, of literature and the arts, of the natural and social sciences, of religion, and of political thought!
https://reddit.com/r/HistoryofIdeas/
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This reddit is intended for academic philosophers - (graduate) students, teachers, and researchers. Encouraged submissions: Open access articles of merit and substance, including from the popular press, that directly engage with a philosophical issue or concern the philosophical academic community. Links to teaching resources also appreciated.
https://reddit.com/r/AcademicPhilosophy/
A subreddit for the discussion of political philosophies and theories from the likes of Aristotle, Machiavelli, Locke, Hume, Kant, Burke, Thoreau, Nietzsche, Rawls, and Arendt. Or for just talking, seriously, about politics, i.e. respectable in-depth discussion, don't vote someone down simply because you disagree. Treat this subreddit as though the people that you are talking with are gathered in the same room with you.
https://reddit.com/r/PoliticalPhilosophy/
Critical theory is a school of thought that stresses the examination and the critique of society and culture by applying knowledge from the social sciences and the humanities.
https://reddit.com/r/CriticalTheory/
r/askphilosophy
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/r/askphilosophy aims to provide serious, well-researched answers to philosophical questions.
https://reddit.com/r/askphilosophy/
r/literature
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Welcome to /r/literature, a community for deeper discussions of plays, poetry, short stories, and novels. Discussions of literary criticism, literary history, literary theory, and critical theory are also welcome--strongly encouraged, even.
https://reddit.com/r/literature/
For questions and answers grounded in Social Science.
https://reddit.com/r/AskSocialScience/
/r/badphilosophy is currently open. Don't make me close it again. Please use the Old Reddit design, linked in the top left corner.
https://reddit.com/r/badphilosophy/
r/Anthropology
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A storehouse of linguistic, archaeological, cultural and biological anthropology information.
https://reddit.com/r/Anthropology/
The portal for public history
https://reddit.com/r/AskHistorians/
r/TrueReddit
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A subreddit for really great, insightful articles and discussion. Please follow reddiquette, and READ THE ARTICLE before voting or discussing. Downvotes should only be used if something doesn’t contribute to intelligent discussion, not just because you disagree. Please use the report button if you see something that doesn’t belong.
https://reddit.com/r/TrueReddit/
r/Foodforthought
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Intelligent and thought-provoking commentaries on life and culture with an emphasis on longform articles and essays that stimulate intellectual discourse.
https://reddit.com/r/Foodforthought/
r/DepthHub
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DepthHub gathers the best in-depth submissions and discussion on Reddit. You can use [the DepthHub](http://www.reddit.com/user/Lapper/m/depthhub) as an alternative front page with high quality discussion and inquiry. For more on the theory of DepthHub, [read this post from our founder](http://redd.it/bkd0n).
https://reddit.com/r/DepthHub/
r/lectures
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This subreddit is all about video lectures, talks and interesting public speeches. The topics include mathematics, physics, computer science, programming, engineering, biology, medicine, economics, politics, social sciences, and any other subjects!
https://reddit.com/r/lectures/
r/badhistory
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A place for the most uninformed, naive, and wrongheaded comments about history. Think that your opinion plus half a Wikipedia article is as valid (or more so) as the experts in the field? This is the hell your comment will burn in.
https://reddit.com/r/badhistory/
r/linguistics
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**lin⋅guis⋅tics**: the scientific study of human *language* * what form does it take? * how is meaning constructed? * how is it structured? * how is it produced?
https://reddit.com/r/linguistics/
r/cogsci
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The interdisciplinary study of mind and intelligence, embracing philosophy, psychology, artificial intelligence, neuroscience, linguistics, and anthropology.
https://reddit.com/r/cogsci/
r/ArtHistory
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This is a community of art enthusiasts interested in a vast range of movements, styles, media, and methodologies. Please feel free to share your favorite articles, essays, artists, or artworks.
https://reddit.com/r/ArtHistory/
r/Marxism
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**Marxism** is a growing/changing economic/sociopolitical worldview and method of socioeconomic inquiry based upon a materialist interpretation of historical development, a dialectical view of social change, and an analysis of class-relations within society and their application in the analysis and critique of the development of capitalism. Marxism encompasses an economic theory, a sociological theory, a philosophical method and a *revolutionary* view of social change.
https://reddit.com/r/Marxism/
r/TrueAtheism
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A subreddit dedicated to insightful posts and thoughtful, balanced discussion about atheism specifically and related topics concerning irreligion and religion generally.
https://reddit.com/r/TrueAtheism/
r/Anarchism
139k  subs
Anarchism is a social movement that seeks liberation from oppressive systems of control including but not limited to the state, capitalism, racism, sexism, speciesism, and religion. Anarchists advocate a self-managed, classless, stateless society without borders, bosses, or rulers where everyone takes collective responsibility for the health and prosperity of themselves and the environment.
https://reddit.com/r/Anarchism/
An uncensored place to discuss, challenge and debate communists. All political beliefs are welcome.
https://reddit.com/r/DebateaCommunist/
r/ancientrome
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For everything to do with the Roman Kingdom, Republic and the Empire up until the fall of the Western Empire. Feel free to post about Roman architecture, military history, art, archaeological finds and anything else that has links to ancient Rome.
https://reddit.com/r/ancientrome/
A subreddit for discussion of early Judaism and Christianity — with a focus on Biblical texts and related literature (1 Enoch, the Dead Sea Scrolls, and so on) — in a scholarly context. Relevant topics might include general exegetical issues, ancient languages and translation, the study of the historical Jesus, textual criticism, reception history of early Jewish/Christian literature, etc.
https://reddit.com/r/AcademicBiblical/
A place to discuss and debate religion.
https://reddit.com/r/DebateReligion/