Philosophers on Twitter

List of philosophers who have over 1,000 Twitter followers. Tweet additions and comments to @Lucretius21c. This list also is available in the Twitter list system.

For popular recent tweets of users listed here, see Top Tweets by Philosophers.

Content last updated: 2014-07-01 09:00 UTC. Users listed: 161.

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 Alain de Botton
 @alaindebotton

Ideas: http://t.co/mbiih3DVeK http://t.co/lWsHptgHmp
alaindebotton.com
Philosophy Bites interview(s) with Alain de Botton…

446,602  0.4/day
 Daniel Dennett
 @danieldennett

I’m an author and philosopher of mind and cognitive science
Tufts University
ase.tufts.edu/cogstud/incbio…
Philosophy Bites interview(s) with Daniel Dennett…

78,402  0.3/day
 Peter Singer
 @PeterSinger

Author: Animal Liberation, The Life You Can Save, prof of bioethics @ Princeton University & laureate prof @ University of Melbourne. @lifeyoucansave
princeton.edu/~psinger
Philosophy Bites interview(s) with Peter Singer…

46,683  0.4/day
 Nigel Warburton
 @philosophybites

freelance #philosopher #podcaster #writer #speaker – interviewer for Philosophy Bites podcast, author of ‘A Little History of Philosophy’
Oxford & London UK
philosophybites.com

42,631  9/day
 Michel ONFRAY
 @michelonfray

Philosophe, écrivain
Caen
mo.michelonfray.fr

35,229  1/day
 Jennifer
 @philosophyjenn

Adjunct faculty in philosophy, free-thinker, secular humanist, science-lover, sceptic, blogger, religious critic, atheist

15,535  0.2/day
 William Crawley
 @williamcrawley

I talk for a living. Occasionally think. And sometimes tweet. Retweets are not endorsements.
Belfast / Manchester

12,309  16/day
 Julian Baggini
 @microphilosophy

Big thoughts can come in small packages, or so Julian Baggini hopes
United Kingdom
microphilosophy.net
Philosophy Bites interview(s) with Julian Baggini…

11,117  1/day
 Prof. Gary Francione
 @garylfrancione

Professor, Rutgers University. Seeking to abolish animal exploitation through creative, nonviolent vegan education & advocacy.
New Jersey
abolitionistapproach.com
Philosophy Bites interview(s) with Prof. Gary Francione…

8,218  7/day
 Massimo Pigliucci
 @mpigliucci

Professor of Philosophy at City University of New York
New York, NY
rationallyspeaking.org

8,137  8/day
 Jacques Rousseau
 @JacquesR

Moist robot & secular activist. Lectures critical thinking & ethics @ University of Cape Town. Chair of Free Society Institute http://t.co/DqJJfCCBEO
Cape Town, South Africa
synapses.co.za

7,619  11/day
 Peter Boghossian
 @peterboghossian

Street Epistemology, reason, rationality, critical thinking, faith. Book: A Manual for Creating Atheists.
Portland, OR
peterboghossian.com

7,106  3/day
 Jeremy Stangroom
 @PhilosophyExp

I write philosophy books and run the http://t.co/qxHY85C1 web site.
Toronto, Canada
philosophyexperiments.com

6,818  9/day
 Chris MacDonald
 @ethicsblogger

Philosopher-ethicist-speaker. Dir of Jim Pattison Ethical Leadership Prog @ Ryerson U’s Ted Rogers School of Mgmt. ’100 Most Influential in Biz Ethics’ x4 years
Toronto, Canada
businessethicsblog.com

6,500  6/day
 Øyvind Kvalnes
 @okvalnes

Filosof, forsker, forfatter, far og farfar. Flere spørsmål enn svar. BI- og Engamann
Oslo, Norge
okvalnes.com

5,546  20/day
 Glenn McGee PhD
 @glenn_mcgee

I write about the effects of technology on society and teach health policy and management. More: http://t.co/zhdznQcZ7o & http://t.co/o4Ip19Qmmj
New Haven, Connecticut
newhaven.academia.edu/GlennMcGee

5,439  1/day
 Logical Analysis
 @LogicalAnalysis

Philosophical vagabond. Philosophy of: science, physics & economics. Logic. Arts/Books/Games enthusiast. Living a life of intellect tempered by flippancy.
Mexico City

5,418  26/day
 Matt Bruenig
 @MattBruenig

Philosophy, economics, poverty, inequality, class, the Left. @Demos_Org, @TheWeek, @Salon. Subscribe to my newsletter: https://t.co/YbqXNIJAdM
mattbruenig.com

5,256  23/day
 Patricia Churchland
 @patchurchland

I am a neurophilosopher, so work at the interface of philosophy, neuroscience & psychology. On questions like where do values come from, what is self & awarene?
San Diego (UCSD)
philosophyfaculty.ucsd.edu/faculty/pschur…
Philosophy Bites interview(s) with Patricia Churchland…

5,196  0.1/day
 Stephen Law
 @stephenlaw60

Philosopher and author.
Oxford UK
stephenlaw.org
Philosophy Bites interview(s) with Stephen Law…

5,136  3/day
 Janet D. Stemwedel
 @docfreeride

Philosopher, lapsed chemist. I also blog @ http://t.co/4EibV2lr2O
San Francisco Bay Area
scientopia.org/blogs/ethicsan…

4,808  21/day
 Molly Crockett
 @mollycrockett

globetrotting neuroscientist investigating altruism, morality and economic decision-making
London
mollycrockett.com
Philosophy Bites interview(s) with Molly Crockett…

4,767  1.0/day
 Lois Shawver, Ph.D.
 @jolanza

Retired clinical psychologist, author of 2 books & many more articles &book chapters. More coming. Strong background in western philosophy & postmodernism.
California
Wittgenstein.info

4,498  1/day
 Rani Lill Anjum
 @ranilillanjum

Philosopher & Director of @CauSci at @UniNMBU. Has a twitter lists of 1600 philosophers. Co-author of Getting Causes from Powers & Causation VSI. #Raniblogs
Oslo and Ås, Norway
raniblogsaboutcausation.wordpress.com/2014/03/24/how…

4,497  25/day
 Javier Gomá Lanzón
 @JavierGomaL

Ensayista. Director de Fundación J. March. Especialista en ideas generales. Fundador del Partido de la Mayoría Selecta. Pocos principios pero, eso sí, flexibles
Madrid
es.wikipedia.org/wiki/Javier_Go…

4,439  17/day
 Pawel A. Pachniewski
 @Pawelotti

Mental contractions of an alien in 140 characters or less.
pawelpachniewski.com

4,434  22/day
 Damon Young
 @damonayoung

Philosopher/author. AAP prizewinner. New: Voltaire’s Vine (Random House UK) & How to Think About Exercise (Pan Macmillan). For kids: My Nanna is a Ninja (UQP).
Melbourne, Australia
damonyoung.com.au

4,313  36/day
 Guy Longworth
 @GuyLongworth

Philosopher @philoswarwick. A map of cheerful twitters now. Blog: http://t.co/nR19ovwb5c
Between two worlds.
www2.warwick.ac.uk/fac/soc/philos…
Philosophy Bites interview(s) with Guy Longworth…

4,281  81/day
 Plato On Book Tour
 @platobooktour

Plato reacts to the 21st century. Rebecca Newberger Goldstein types.
rebeccagoldstein.com

4,175  3/day
 Peter Adamson
 @HistPhilosophy

Professor of Philosophy at LMU Munich and King’s College London; hosts podcast about the History of Philosophy… without any gaps.
Munich
historyofphilosophy.net
Philosophy Bites interview(s) with Peter Adamson…

4,091  3/day
 Gilbert Harman
 @gilbertharman

Philosophy Professor, Princeton University
Princeton, NJ, USA
princeton.edu/~harman

4,007  0.4/day
 Dan Fincke
 @CamelsHammers

philosopher, ethicist, atheist, prolific blogger, independent online philosophy teacher, philosophical counselor, podcaster, PhD.
Manhattan, New York
patheos.com/blogs/camelswi…

3,982  7/day
 Stephen Mumford
 @SDMumford

Professor of Metaphysics and Dean of the Faculty of Arts at University of Nottingham. Feeling compelled to defend free will.
Nottingham
sites.google.com/site/stephendm…

3,856  16/day
 Jules Evans
 @julesevans77

Author: Philosophy for Life & Other Dangerous Situations, policy director at QM’s Centre for History of Emotions; teacher @ Philosophies for Life
philosophyforlife.org

3,803  5/day
 Mathias Fischer
 @mathiasfischer

Liberal filosofistudent og norsk europeer. Debattjournalist i Bergens Tidende.
Bergen, Norway

3,624  10/day
 Anita Leirfall
 @anitaleirfall

Associate Professor, Department of Philosophy, University of Bergen and Associate Professor of Philosophy, Norwegian University of Life Sciences @uniNMBU
Oslo, Norway
uib.no/persons/Anita.…

3,591  29/day
 Santiago Navajas
 @santiagonavajas

Profesor de Filosofía: http://t.co/4sqPVPjcKP. Crítico político, cinematográfico y literario: http://t.co/LY70ifx1DF
santiagonavajas.com

3,583  12/day
 Brian D. Earp
 @briandavidearp

Research Fellow (University of Oxford) – science, philosophy, & ethics. Also writer, actor, & singer. http://t.co/PlXPgKQXM2
oxford.academia.edu/BrianEarp/About

3,555  22/day
 Keith Frankish
 @keithfrankish

English philosopher & writer, living in Crete. Interests in mind, consciousness, reasoning, belief. Tweeting philosophy, cog sci, Greece, links, and chat.
Heraklion, Crete, Greece
keithfrankish.com

3,453  8/day
 Richard Ashcroft
 @qmulbioethics

Professor of Bioethics in the School of Law at QMUL. Reads a lot. Intermittently grouchy. Prone to utopianising.
London
law.qmul.ac.uk/staff/ashcroft…

3,422  34/day
 Ben Young
 @BenjaminDYoung

Kreitman Post-Doctoral Fellow in Brain & Cognitive Science at Ben-Gurion University working on the philosophy of olfaction, consciousness, and neuroscience.
BenjaminDanielYoung.com

3,413  1/day
 Miguel Á QuintanaPaz
 @quintanapaz

Profesor de Ética (UEMC). Según eldiario.es soy un peligro social. Junta Directiva de la @aeefp. Consejo Político nacional de UPyD. Charro y wittgensteiniano
Valladolid-Salamanca, Spain
quintanapaz.es

3,382  42/day
 Emmy van Deurzen
 @emmyzen

Philosopher, psychologist, existential therapist. Author of ‘Psychotherapy & the Quest for Happiness’ and other books. International speaker. Principal NSPC.
London and Yorkshire, UK
emmyvandeurzen.com

3,369  4/day
 AC Grayling
 @acgrayling

Philosophy Bites interview(s) with AC Grayling…

3,291  <0.05/day
 Boone B. Gorges
 @boone

philosophy; computers; higher ed; crosswords; Jesse Frederick-composed theme songs
New York, NY
boone.gorg.es

3,272  10/day
 Julian Savulescu
 @juliansavulescu

Uehiro Chair in Practical Ethics, University of Oxford. Tweets are own and Rts do not imply agreement
Oxford
practicalethics.ox.ac.uk
Philosophy Bites interview(s) with Julian Savulescu…

3,266  0.7/day
 Rebecca Roache
 @rebecca_roache

Research Fellow, Oxford Centre for Neuroethics. Associate Editor, Journal of Medical Ethics. Spare-time (unpublished) novelist. Ignorer of direct messages
University of Oxford
rebeccaroache.weebly.com

3,154  0.9/day
 Pablo Abitbol
 @pabloabitbol

Exploring applications of cognitive sciences in deliberative decision architectures, public policy making, strategic analysis, planning & evaluation
Cartagena de Indias
whyshouldeye.tumblr.com

3,038  6/day
 Evan Selinger
 @EvanSelinger

Philosophy of Technology, Privacy & Ethics. Prof. RIT. Fellow @IEET. Contributor to @wired; @Slate; @TheAtlantic; @WSJ; @thenation; @Forbes; @CNN; @Salon
eselinger.org

3,009  6/day
 Russell Blackford
 @Metamagician

Russell Blackford – Author, philosopher, critic. My newest books are 50 GREAT MYTHS ABOUT ATHEISM (co-written with Udo Schuklenk) and HUMANITY ENHANCED.
Newcastle, Australia
russellblackford.com

2,983  9/day
 Tim Crane
 @timcrane102

Philosopher at the University of Cambridge
timcrane.com
Philosophy Bites interview(s) with Tim Crane…

2,964  1/day
 Thomas Gregersen
 @PoliticalPhilo

Political Philosophy, Ethics, Human Rights, Political Liberalism
Copenhagen, Denmark
habermas-rawls.blogspot.com

2,904  0.5/day
 alvanoe
 @alvanoe

Writer and philosopher, based in Berkeley and New York City. Regular contributor to NPR’s 13.7 Culture and Cosmos: http://t.co/D8yyIIRk
Berkeley
alvanoe.com

2,887  0.3/day
 Becca Reilly-Cooper
 @boodleoops

Political philosopher at Warwick University, liberal egalitarian, sceptical feminist, professional pedant, raging pomophobe. Person.
justgiving.com/Rebecca-Reilly…

2,878  3/day
 Christian Munthe
 @christianmunthe

#Philosophy professor at @Got_University, #bioethics researcher & blogger. Check out my latest books: [1] http://t.co/SLjvE0G82R AND [2] http://t.co/4Z017bYpnz
Gothenburg, Sweden
philosophicalcomment.blogspot.com

2,833  7/day
 Matt Zwolinski
 @Mattzwolinski

#Philosophy professor at @UofSanDiego. Bleeding Heart #Libertarian (@BHLBlog). Homebrewer and #CraftBeer lover. Father of four.
San Diego, CA
sandiego.edu/~mzwolinski

2,663  2/day
 Angie Hobbs
 @drangiehobbs

Professor of the Public Understanding of Philosophy
University of Sheffield
angiehobbs.com
Philosophy Bites interview(s) with Angie Hobbs…

2,600  1/day
 Pamela J. Stubbart
 @amelapay

former academic philosopher, freelancey now. work w/ @Bustle & @TheIHS & @PeterShallard. I’ve been told my cultural politics are delightfully screwball.
NYC
about.me/amelapay

2,592  14/day
 Itır Erhart
 @itirerhart

Bilgi University professor, co-founder of Adim Adim, long-distance runner, human rights activist
Istanbul, Turkey

2,563  5/day
 Lauri Jarvilehto
 @laurijarvilehto

Endlessly curious builder of Lego starships.
Helsinki, Finland
extendedmind.org

2,545  3/day
 Tania Lombrozo
 @TaniaLombrozo

Writes about cognitive science and philosophy. Professes psychology at UC Berkeley. Devours chocolate and fiction.
Berkeley, California
cognition.berkeley.edu

2,488  0.3/day
 C.S.I. Jenkins
 @carriejenkins

21st Century Monad, Canada Research Chair in Philosophy (UBC), Professor (Northern Institute of Philosophy), editor (Thought), and Metaphysician of Love.
Vancouver
carriejenkins.co.uk

2,485  4/day
 Anibal M. Astobiza
 @anibalmastobiza

Graduated in Philosophy from University of Deusto (´03) and PhD in Cognitive Science and Humanities from University of the Basque Country (´14).
Spain
sapereaudere.blogspot.com

2,466  9/day
 Carsten Fogh Nielsen
 @Filoffen

Filosof, tegneserieelsker, superhelt in spe. Til dagligt i lære som menneske. Trofast #wcpic’er, opfinder af #AEBMB og generelt storforbruger af hashtags.
Skejby
filoffen.dk

2,458  27/day
 Kwame Anthony Appiah
 @KAnthonyAppiah

Born in London, raised in Ghana, educated at Cambridge in philosophy. Teach at Princeton. Write mostly about ethics and African and African American Studies.
New York/Princeton
appiah.net
Philosophy Bites interview(s) with Kwame Anthony Appiah…

2,417  <0.05/day
 Greg Restall
 @consequently

Professor of Philosophy at the University of Melbourne, and Visiting the University of Aberdeen.
Aberdeen, UK & Melbourne, AUS
consequently.org

2,376  2/day
 ytb
 @ytb_at_twt

a logician (for more details, see my website)
respublica symbolomania
researchmap.jp/ytb/?lang=engl…

2,362  15/day
 Yuko Murakami
 @yukoim

Philosopher of logic interested in science and society, e.g. higher education. Mainly tweets in Japanese. 論理学・哲学を出発点に科学と社会の間で悶える哲学者。理から文へ異動。
熊鈴と一緒
researchmap.jp/read0140800/

2,358  23/day
 J. Martínez Bowness
 @jmbowness

Entrepreneur. Philosophy, history, education & random musings. / Emprendedor. Filosofía, historia, educación y reflexiones varias.
Mexico City
testpoint.com.mx

2,259  2/day
 Ray Monk
 @Raymodraco

Professor of philosophy, biographer of philosophers (Wittgenstein and Russell) and, now, a physicist (Oppenheimer). Unashamed Dr Who fan and ukulele player.
Philosophy Bites interview(s) with Ray Monk…

2,241  1/day
 Keith Wilson
 @keith_wilson

Research Fellow in #Philosophy at @GlasgowUni tweeting own views about philosophy of mind and perception, @rethinking_senses, #highered, #Apple, and #indyref.
Glasgow, Scotland, UK
keithwilson.org.uk

2,225  25/day
 Constantine Sandis
 @csandis

Philosophy Prof at Oxford Brookes University (@philobrookes) & fellow @theRSAorg. Working on action explanation & understanding. See also @WhyPhilMatters.
Oxford
oxfordbrookes.academia.edu/ConstantineSan…

2,211  2/day
 Cathy
 @cathyby

Philosophy (esp Irish, political, moral). There will be Who.
Favorites are to read later (optimism).
Kildare, Ireland
irishphilosophy.com/about-cathyby

2,192  62/day
 John Searle
 @JohnRSearle
2,162  <0.05/day
 Hubert Dreyfus
 @hubertdreyfus

Hubert, Berkeley philosophy professor, is an original thinker who finds in the classic texts a new relevance for people’s everyday lives.
Berkeley
socrates.berkeley.edu/~hdreyfus/inde…

2,150  0.1/day
 Brit Brogaard
 @BritHereNow

Professor of Philosophy and Neurodynamics. I am currently doing research in neuroscience and psycholinguistics. I also write about emotional regulation.
St. Louis, Missouri
sites.google.com/site/brogaardb/

2,126  1/day
 Chris Bertram
 @crookedfootball

Political philosopher: politics, philosophy, photography, migration rights, Rousseau, global justice …

All tweets reflect my personal views only.
Bristol, UK
crookedtimber.org

2,121  10/day
 Carl Elliott
 @FearLoathingBTX

Author of White Coat, Black Hat and Better than Well; contributor to New Yorker, Atlantic, MoJo; disillusioned bioethics professor at University of Minnesota
Minnesota
loathingbioethics.blogspot.com

2,113  11/day
 Nathan Emmerich
 @BioethicsUK

Tweeting all the bioethics and bioethic related news that crosses this desk! http://t.co/alxiIWyl
UK
nathanemmerich.org.uk

2,077  4/day
 Leon Heuts
 @LeonHeuts

Filosofisch gesprek op twitter. Kan dat? Redacteur Filosofie Magazine. #twitfil

2,038  1/day
 Mark Eli Kalderon
 @PhilGeek

An American philosopher in London
London

2,007  4/day
 Allen Stairs
 @AllenStairs

Philosophy prof; views tweeted are mine and not UMD’s. Yup, I’m a liberal. Nope, I don’t care whether you’re an atheist.
DC
pasot.wordpress.com

2,000  24/day
 Modern-Day Stoic
 @StoicThoughts

PhD Student writing on the Stoicism of Epictetus.
USA
epictetusismyhomeboy.wordpress.com

1,968  1/day
 François Jourde
 @jourde

Prof. de philosophie (Bruxelles) / Essayeur pédagogique à l’ère numérique / Auteur sur http://t.co/g7ESVI8n5n & Hatier / Je suis aussi @profphilo et @philoeeb
Brussels
about.me/jourde

1,927  0.4/day
 Roderick T. Long
 @RoderickTLong

I teach philosophy at Auburn University and head up the Molinari Institute. I’m an Aristotelean Wittgensteinian left-wing market anarchist and sf fan.
Auburn, AL
aaeblog.com

1,914  31/day
 Martin O’Neill
 @martin_oneill

dad of four; writer; moral & political philosopher @uniofyork; @ineteconomics grantee; mgmt ctte @compassoffice; asst editor @renewaljournal; gooner; @uklabour
York, UK
bit.ly/oneillwriting

1,911  0.1/day
 Chris Long
 @cplong

Husband, Father of two daughters, Professor of Philosophy and Classics at Penn State and Associate Dean of Graduate and Undergraduate Education.
State College, PA
cplong.org

1,894  4/day
 Jeremy Waldron
 @JeremyJWaldron

Legal philosopher at NYU; political theorist at Oxford; New Zealander by origin
its.law.nyu.edu/facultyprofile…

1,855  0.4/day
 Peter Smith
 @PeterSmith

Sometime Cambridge philosopher, now idling in retirement
Cambridge
logicmatters.net/about

1,836  1/day
 Ari Kohen
 @kohenari

University of Nebraska political theory professor, academic blogger, quasi-Canadian, Michigan State and Duke alumnus, Detroit Pistons/Red Wings/Tigers/Lions fan
Lincoln, Nebraska
kohenari.net

1,825  12/day
 Peter-Paul Verbeek
 @ppverbeek

Professor of Philosophy of Technology | University of Twente, The Netherlands
Enschede, The Netherlands
ppverbeek.nl

1,815  1/day
 John S. Wilkins
 @john_s_wilkins

Philosopher, punster, fatso. Working on a book on social dominance and hierarchy. Talk about religion, politics and music when I am avoiding work.
Melbourne, Australia
evolvingthoughts.net

1,784  9/day
 Michael Bärnthaler
 @b_thaler

Wir publishen unsere Seelen aus Langeweile.
Wien
baernthaler.org

1,777  19/day
 Ethicist For Hire
 @ethicistforhire

Continental philosopher trying to live in an analytic philosophy world… | Please Note: Tweets = Id; Retweets = Ego; Favorites = Super-Ego
Ann Arbor, MI – Tacoma, WA
ethicistforhire.blogspot.com

1,773  14/day
 Didier Moulinier
 @DidierMoulinier

Ecrivain & serial-blogueur. Philosophie, psychanalyse, littérature, politique, technologies
netvibes.com/didier-moulini…

1,736  4/day
 Levi Asher
 @asheresque

Literature, Philosophy, Music, Politics, Technology. Religion, Art, Taco Bell
New York and Washington DC
litkicks.com

1,725  2/day
 Dan Little
 @dlittle30

Philosopher of social science; politics and social justice in the United States, China, southeast Asia. Special concerns about racial justice.
Michigan
undsoc.org

1,725  2/day
 Luciano Floridi
 @Floridi

Oxford philosopher: philosophy/ethics of information, philosophy of technology. The Fourth Revolution, How the Infosphere is Reshaping Human Reality 2014.
philosophyofinformation.net

1,718  0.5/day
 Barry Stocker
 @barry_stocker

British philosopher in Istanbul. Various cultural & political interests. Soft libertarian in politics; Literary-Historical-Continental side of philosophy
Istanbul
stockerb.wordpress.com

1,715  31/day
 Dr. Dilettante
 @philosoraptor

Philosophy PhD from Columbia; post-doc at USC. I’m most interested in complexity theory, climate science, and tree technology.
New York, NY
realityapologist.com

1,715  3/day
 Andrew N Carpenter
 @ProfAndyCarp

Expert in online learning, active researcher, academic leader, award-winning educator.
Westminster, MD
linkedin.com/in/philosophya…

1,703  4/day
 Elena Postigo Solana
 @PostigoElena

Profesora de Filosofía y Bioética, PhD. Investigo en fundamentos de bioética, Ideas marginales. Miscelánea/ Thinking the future. Philosophy & Bioethics
Madrid, Spain
uspceu-es.academia.edu/ElenaPostigoSo…

1,678  13/day
 Lily
 @LilyLivingstone

Philosophy, Teaching, Nursing, Law (favourites are bookmarks)
Hawkes Bay, New Zealand

1,676  15/day
 David Pereplyotchik
 @psychosyntax

I study and teach analytic philosophy, generative linguistics, and cognitive psychology. I also write and play music. PhD from CUNY-GC. Teaching at Kent State.
Akron, OH
pereplyotchik.com

1,666  1/day
 David Papineau
 @davidpapineau

philosophy, sport, and how they connect
London and Bradwell, Essex
davidpapineau.co.uk/blog.html
Philosophy Bites interview(s) with David Papineau…

1,652  0.4/day
 Paul Oppenheimer
 @peoppenheimer

Philosopher
Scottsdale
peoppenheimer.org

1,648  1/day
 Thomas Knapp
 @knapp

Graz, Austria
feuerhaken.org

1,646  5/day
 Cranky.
 @CrankyEthicist

once and future grad student. half-philosopher. feminist. married to @crankyfrau.
Brooklyn, moving to Philly
crankyethicist.com

1,644  14/day
 Juliana de A. K.
 @the_stardust

Philosophy student, Tel Aviv University. German Idealism. Beauvoir. Yod Magazine. Cinema. Photography. Ingmar Bergman (@bergmanwatch).
Israel
flickr.com/photos/dosespi…

1,634  33/day
 Dave O’Hara
 @Davoh

Professor of Philosophy and Classics at @AugustanaSD. Brook trout, Attic Greek, Inklings, Philology. Evolutionary Love. Native New Yorker, lost elsewhere.
Sioux Falls, SD
slowperc.blogspot.com

1,616  3/day
 Michael Slezak
 @MikeySlezak

Australasia Reporter @newscientist magazine. Interested in politics, drug policy, climate change, philosophy, physics, cancer, kittens etc
~(∀x(RTx⇒ENDORSEx))
Sydney, Australia.
michaelslezak.com

1,604  3/day
 Coen Brummer
 @coenbrummer

Binnenhof – voorlichting D66 – politieke filosofie – geschiedenis – liberalisme – onderwijs – wetenschap – economische zaken – energie – wonen – mobiliteit
Utrecht
coenbrummer.nl

1,582  6/day
 Alexandre Klein
 @kleinalexandre

Philosophe et historien des sciences. Chercheur postdoctoral @uOttawaHealthSc #histmed #histpsych #histsanté
Coordinateur http://t.co/RAyFqDGeaz
Montréal, Québec
uottawa.academia.edu/KleinAlexandre

1,564  13/day
 Tarcisio Pequeno
 @tpequeno

Professor: Logic, Philosophy, Artificial Intelligence. Viver é melhor que sonhar.
Fortaleza – Brasil
thcpequeno.blogspot.com

1,530  5/day
 George Iordanou
 @iordanou

Writing a PhD in Political Theory. Southampton, LSE and now Warwick, with a few stops in Nicosia.
iordanou.org

1,510  7/day
 Rachel Handley
 @flergh

Soon to be a Philosophy PhD student @livuni working on Quasi-Realism. Rather fond of poetry, painting, metaethics, abstract expressionist art & classical music.
England
life-with-coffee-spoons.blogspot.co.uk

1,452  25/day
 Nick Polloni
 @nicolapolloni

PhD candidate in Philosophy working on the Latin reception of Avicenna. Tweeting about Philosophy, Politics, Middle Ages and extemporaneous thoughts
Pavia
unipv-it.academia.edu/NicolaPolloni

1,452  1/day
 davidwebster
 @davidwebster

Teach Religion, Philosophy & Ethics at Uni of Gloucestershire..

Interests: Buddhism, philosophy, death practices, running, climbing, cycling..
Cheltenham
r-p-e.blogspot.co.uk/p/rpe-staff-wh…

1,448  9/day
 John Taylor
 @DrJohnLTaylor

Teacher, EPQ chief examiner, author & philosopher. IOE Visiting Fellow. Advocate of philosophical education.
Rugby
bloomsbury.com/uk/think-again…

1,423  2/day
 philo
 @philo_religion

#Gradstudent #Philosophy #Christian #Texas

Crunching my education into tweets.

1,422  1/day
 Jonathan Ichikawa
 @jichikawa

Professional philosopher. Amateur photographer, baritone, poker player. Likes burritos.
Vancouver, Canada
jonathanichikawa.net

1,418  3/day
 Jan Kyrre Berg Friis
 @JanKyrreFriis

Philosophy professor – interested in literature/fiction/poetry, hermeneutics, mind,science, time, perception – life.
Copenhagen, Denmark
medicalsts.ku.dk

1,397  0.6/day
 David Edmonds
 @DavidEdmonds100

Philosophy Bites, Oxford, BBC, Wittgenstein’s Poker. Latest book WOULD YOU KILL THE FAT MAN?..All views expressed are the product of my genes & the environment.

1,363  2/day
 Babette Babich
 @babette_babich

Philosopher of science, technology, art, animals and music. Got Nietzsche, Heidegger, Adorno, Anders… Author: The Hallelujah Effect. http://t.co/1A7v8rXOZS
New York
faculty.fordham.edu/babich/

1,360  11/day
 Ben Rogers
 @ben_rog

I have written about philosophy, history & policy. Am Director of @CentreforLondon, the London think tank. Ok, the photo is an old one.
London
centreforlondon.org
Philosophy Bites interview(s) with Ben Rogers…

1,339  1/day
 Jonathan Webber
 @jonathanwebber

Reader in Philosophy, Cardiff University
Brstl
jonathanwebber.co.uk

1,337  7/day
 Charles Foster
 @tweedpipe

Author: presumptuously and unsuccessfully trying to work out what we’re doing on this strange and wonderful ball of rock. Many books, mostly bad.
Oxford
charlesfoster.co.uk

1,307  3/day
 Gregory Sadler
 @philosopher70

philosopher, writer, speaker, consultant — ethics, emotions, critical thinking, politics, religion, assessment — I bring philosophy into practice
Kingston, NY
about.me/gbsadler

1,288  3/day
 Alan Bowden
 @WordsofMercury

Philosophy PhD student at Durham University. I review books.

On a thesis-induced reviewing hiatus.
Durham, UK
wordsofmercury.wordpress.com

1,276  37/day
 Kate Stockdale
 @katiestockdale

PhD student in Philosophy. Interested in moral, social and political philosophy and the philosophy of the emotions. Also employed as a consultant (higher ed).
Halifax, Nova Scotia
dal.academia.edu/KatieStockdale

1,274  4/day
 Myisha Cherry
 @myishacherry

Professor/Philosopher in NYC who specializes in moral psychology & ethics. I write Op-Eds. Passionate about justice. Miami Heat FANatic!
Brooklyn
myishacherry.org

1,265  3/day
 jcohen570
 @jcohen570

Boston Review editor, Stanford University professor, Apple University faculty
San Francisco
law.stanford.edu/directory/prof…

1,264  2/day
 Dr. Steve Cooke
 @SteveCooke

Political philosophy, animal rights, environmental ethics. Liberal. Tweeting in a personal capacity.
Keele University
adventuresinphilosophy.wordpress.com

1,263  7/day
 David John Roden
 @turingcop

Research Affiliate in Philosophy at the Open University
Bristol, UK
amazon.com/Posthuman-Life…

1,257  3/day
 Andrew Cullison
 @andycullison

Philosophy professor at SUNY-Fredonia. Secretary-Treasurer of American Philosophical Association, Eastern Division. Co-founder of Academy Geeks.
Fredonia, NY
andrewcullison.com

1,256  1/day
 Will Buckingham
 @willbuckingham

Novelist, philosopher, Reader in Writing & Creativity at DMU, student of Chinese, writer of Descent of the Lyre, Snorgh, stuff on Levinas etc. Opinions my own.
Leicester
willbuckingham.com

1,251  2/day
 Romain
 @Apraxique

Ancien prof de philosophie. Jeune interne de neurologie en Province. Germanophile. #Politique (#PS) #Philosophie #Neurosciences
”Bonsoir, choses d’ici bas”
Paris 13ème de coeur

1,234  25/day
 Anna Ezekiel
 @AnnaEzekiel1

Finished my Philosophy PhD; now riding horses, travelling, and translating & writing about neglected German Romantic Karoline von Günderrode.
annaezekiel.com

1,230  1/day
 Tim Dean
 @ockhamsbeard

Philosopher, science journalist, editor-in-chief of Wonder, founder of Socrates Cafe Sydney, gamer, curry fanatic.
Australia
abbrev.com.au

1,226  2/day
 Clayton Littlejohn
 @cmlittlejohn

Philosopher.
London
claytonlittlejohn.blogspot.com

1,222  2/day
 Marianne Talbot
 @OxPhil_Marianne

Director of studies in philosophy at Oxford University’s Department for Continuing Education
Oxford
mariannetalbot.co.uk

1,212  1/day
 Ned Block
 @De_dicto

New York
nyu.edu/gsas/dept/phil…
Philosophy Bites interview(s) with Ned Block…

1,202  <0.05/day
 Lisa Bortolotti
 @lisabortolotti

Professor of Philosophy @unibirmingham
lisabortolotti.com

1,190  1/day
 Gary Williams
 @orestesmantra

PhD student @ WashU Philosophy-Neuroscience-Psychology. I’m passionate about philosophy, science, books, chess, social media, writing, & cooking.
St. Louis
philosophyandpsychology.wordpress.com

1,185  2/day
 Doug Geivett
 @DougGeivett

professor of philosophy, author, kayaker, motorcycler
So. California
douggeivett.com

1,177  0.6/day
 Andrea
 @raimondiand

PhD student at @UniofNottingham. I work on Metaphysics and Philosophy of Science and contribute to @CauSci project • #opendata #openaccess civichacker
Nottingham – Rome – Ås
about.me/Raimondiand

1,172  21/day
 Willem van de Ven
 @WillemvdVen

Independent Philosopher (MA) working as quality manager & administrator. Like: Language – Epistemology – Metaphysics – Ethics – Politics. Tweets: ENG – NL
Tilburg, NL
wvdv.eu

1,167  4/day
 Saskia
 @hippocampa

I am a moral philosopher & eternal student. I like cats. Chocolate is the key to world peace. Surely, my brain is making me do all this.
Below sea level
hippocampa.wordpress.com

1,141  14/day
 Catherine French
 @cantabcatherine

Former graduate student at University of Cambridge. Tweets devoted to #philosophy – M&E, political, meta, and #Wittgenstein.
Toronto, Canada

1,140  0.7/day
 Samuel
 @Philosophy_1

Philosophy MPhilStud at KCL.
Interested in modality and the philosophy of science.
Visit my site for essay discussion and feedback.
London
philosophy1.net

1,138  2/day
 Robert Jackson
 @Recursive_idiot

PhD @ Lancs Uni / Writer @ Furtherfield / Associate Editor of Speculations Journal / Book on BioShock and propaganda. Generally self-conscious. And so on.
Solar System
robertjackson.info/index

1,136  7/day
 Ole Hjortland
 @olehjortland

Assistant Professor, Munich Centre for Mathematical Philosophy (MCMP), LMU Munich.
Munich
sites.google.com/site/olehjortl…

1,131  2/day
 Justin Caouette
 @JustinCaouette

University of Calgary PhD candidate in Philosophy. Tweeting: Free Will, Ethics, Punishment, Mind, Emotions, Psychology, Neuroscience, and Academic news.
Calgary, Alberta
ucalgary.academia.edu/JustinCaouette

1,119  14/day
 Alex
 @SelfExamineLife

Attempting to maximize the Good. Suffering perpetual ‘someone is wrong on the Internet’. #philosophy #politics
Australia
philosophersgroan.wordpress.com

1,100  14/day
 SP
 @seventanterpost

Philosophy (argumentation, political, ethics, critical thinking), other stuff too. Standard disclaimers apply. Blog: http://t.co/f4QTquTShI, @RAILBlog.
Detroit-ish
swpatterson.com

1,095  6/day
 Sjoerd van Hoorn
 @SjoerdvanHoorn

C’est proprement avoir les yeux fermés sans tâcher jamais de les ouvrir, que de vivre sans philosopher. #lacauselitteraire Schrijft oa voor Amphora en Volzin.
Nijmegen/Nimègue, Pays-Bas
sjoerdvanhoorn.tumblr.com

1,092  26/day
 Gillian Russell
 @larkofadefinite

I’m a philosopher at Washington University in St Louis
artsci.wustl.edu/~grussell/

1,077  <0.05/day
 ΔιάττωνΑστήρ
 @EikelandOlav

Philosopher & Organization Researcher. PhD Ancient Greek philosophy, 1993. Professor of Education & Work Life Research, Vice Dean (R&D), OAUC. Personal tweets
Oslo, Norway RTnotEndorsement
hioa.academia.edu/OlavEikeland

1,046  13/day
 Patrick Stokes
 @patstokes

Lecturer in Philosophy at Deakin University. 50% of @TheFakeMcCoys. Proud dad. All views expressed are my own, and are rarely helpful.
Melbourne, Australia
patrickstokes.com

1,040  1/day
 Barry C Smith
 @smithbarryc

Professor of Philosophy, Director of the Institute of Philosophy at School of Advanced Study, University of London:

Dual passions – philosophy and wine
London
philosophy.sas.ac.uk
Philosophy Bites interview(s) with Barry C Smith…

1,031  0.1/day
 Brian Leiter
 @BrianLeiter

I teach and write about moral, political and legal philosophy in the Anglophone and Continental traditions, at the University of Chicago.
Chicago, Illinois, USA
brianleiter.net

1,000  0.3/day

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  9. Follower Growth Among Popular Philosophers on Twitter in 2013 Q2 – Lucretius, ver. 21c

  10. Word clouds for the tweets of highly followed physicists, astronomers, and philosophers – Lucretius, ver. 21c

  11. Top tweets by discipline – Lucretius, ver. 21c

  12. Follower growth among popular philosophers on Twitter in 2013 Q3 – Lucretius, ver. 21c

  13. Followers vs. years on Twitter – Lucretius, ver. 21c

  14. Twitterviews – Lucretius, ver. 21c

  15. Philosophers ordered by followers-per-tweet – Lucretius, ver. 21c

  16. Growth in 2013 for highly followed philosophers – Lucretius, ver. 21c

  17. Women among highly followed philosophers on Twitter – Lucretius, ver. 21c

  18. Composite profiles of highly followed philosophers, physicists, and astronomers on Twitter – Lucretius, ver. 21c

  19. Books for the budding natural philosopher by authors on Twitter – Lucretius, ver. 21c

  20. Charting philosophers who have over 5,000 Twitter followers – Lucretius, ver. 21c

  21. Weekly Round-Up | ~ Bohemiacademia ~

  22. The faces of highly followed philosophers on Twitter – Lucretius, ver. 21c

  23. Philosophers on Twitter: analyses to date – Lucretius, ver. 21c

  24. URLs of wisdom (end of March 2014) | Social in silico

  25. A selection of Philosophy Bites for scientists – Lucretius, ver. 21c

  26. Follower growth among popular philosophers on Twitter in 2014 Q1 – Lucretius, ver. 21c

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