In sum, then, we may say that "philosophy" has come to be understood at least in modern times as a general term covering the various disciplines just enumerated.
Baumgarten did good service in severing aesthetics from the other philosophic disciplines, and in marking out a definite object for its researches.
A more important lack which results is that of any clear intimation as to the relation in which Aristotle supposed to stand to other disciplines.
Amenable environments for the creation and presentation of electronic papers have emerged; however, more disciplines began to exploit them.
The area of gender studies clearly profits from independent development, but it is also necessary to integrate the gender perspective in existing disciplines.