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Philosophy: Library Resources
This guide can assist with research in philosophy and related topics.
Use this guide for all of your Philosophy information needs. Search the Library Resources below for books, eBooks, articles, and streaming videos. Use the tabs above to explore web sites and use citation tools.
image from Wikimedia Commons: Political Philosophers Left to Right: Plato, Aristotle, Thomas Aquinas, René Descartes, David Hume, Immanuel Kant, G.W.F. Hegel, Friedrich Nietzsche, Gottlob Frege and Edmund Husserl
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Sites to Get Started
The following sites have been selected and evaluated by a CCAC librarian.
Search for fallacies by name, from the alphabetical index in the left-hand frame, or by type using the Taxonomy of Fallacies link. A typical entry includes other names for the fallacy, type, examples and explanations.
Especially helpful for beginning students, this website contains a 1,000-word dictionary, a survey of the history of Western philosophy, separate pages on major philosophers, and an introduction to logic.
This scholarly encyclopedia is a dynamic, open source reference work from the Metaphysical Research Lab at the Center of the Study of Language and Information at Stanford University. “All entries and substantive updates are refereed by the members of a distinguished Editorial Board before they are made public” (Site).