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Philosophy at De Gruyter is a 100-year-old tradition that covers a wide range of outstanding publications across every philosophical discipline from antiquity to the present day. Our ever-expanding portfolio includes monographs, edited volumes, critical editions,
reference works, journals, textbooks, and databases. Our emphasis is on the history of philosophy, ethics, and political philosophy, though we have recently expanded our offerings in theoretical and analytic philosophy.
Our broad, one-of-a-kind portfolio brings together Continental and Anglo traditions.



  • A long tradition and publishing expertise
  • A broad spectrum of philosophical disciplines, methods and epochs
  • Indispensable editions and reference works, including editions of
    Kant, Leibniz, Marx & Engels, and Nietzsche
  • Leading journals such as Kant-Studien, Nietzsche-Studien, Archiv zur
    Geschichte der Philosophie, Deutsche Zeitschrift für Philosophie
  • Innovative projects such as Nietzsche Online, the first database to
    make the works and secondary literature of a major philosopher completely
    available online
  • A large range of textbooks such as A large range of textbooks, e.g.
    titles from the series Klassiker auslegen and Grundthemen Philosophie
  • An ever-expanding portfolio, especially in theoretical and analytic
  • International authors and editorial teams



  • Dominik Perler, Humboldt University of Berlin / Princeton University,
    Germany / USA, editor of Quellen und Studien zur Philosophie
  • Karl Ameriks, University of Notre Dame, USA, editor of Internationales
    Jahrbuch des Deutschen Idealismus
  • Otfried Höffe, University of Tübingen, Germany, editor and author
    of the series Klassiker Auslegen
  • Sally Sedgwick, University of Illinois at Chicago, USA, editor of
    Internationales Jahrbuch des Deutschen Idealismus
  • Michael Quante, University of Münster, Germany, editor of Quellen
    und Studien zur Philosophie
  • Axel Honneth, Goethe University Frankfurt, Germany, Herausgeber
    Deutsche Zeitschrift für Philosophie


  • Berlin-Brandenburgische Akademie
  • Internationale Marx-Engels-Stiftung
  • Akademie der Wisssenschaften zu Göttingen
  • Heidelberger Akademie der Wissenschaften
  • Kant-Gesellschaft
  • International Social Ontology Society


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