Philosophy Now on newsstand

When the very first issue of Philosophy Now was published way back in 1991, it was sold in less than 20 shops. These days every issue of Philosophy Now is available from several thousand newsstands and bookstores around the world. Many of them also sell its sister publication The Ultimate Guide to Philosophy. Of course, if you choose to subscribe then we can send you the magazine wherever you are in the world. But if you prefer to pick up a copy and look through it, as many do, then this is a guide to where you can find it.

United Kingdom

In the United Kingdom, Philosophy Now is sold from hundreds of newsagents around the country, including many branches of WHSmith in high streets, railway stations and airports. Numerous city-centre bookstores and university bookstores also stock it. It is also sold in selected Waitrose and Sainsbury’s stores.


In Ireland, Philosophy Now is available from newsagents in some areas, including Dublin. Some branches of Eason’s stock it, including their flagship store on O’Connell Street in Dublin.

United States

In the USA, Philosophy Now is widely available from newsstands, bookstores and magazine stores. Most Barnes & Nobles stores carry it. In case of difficulty, call Disticor Magazine Distributors on (905) 619 6565. They can tell you your nearest stockist.


In Canada, you can often find it in your local Chapters or Indigo Books, as well as many other bookstores. In case of difficulty finding it, call Disticor Magazine Distributors on (905) 619 6565.


In Australia, Philosophy Now is available from around 700 independent newsagents across the nation. If you can’t find it near you, please contact our distributors Are Direct Pty Limited on (02) 9972 8800 and they’ll help you locate a copy near to you.

Other countries

Philosophy Now is also available, in a smaller number of outlets, in other countries including: Greece, Hong Kong, Malta, New Zealand, Norway, Poland, Singapore, and Sweden.

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