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This research guide identifies materials for basic and advanced research in philosophy. It lists a variety of sources, including databases, reference works, and Internet sites useful for the study of philosophy.
Aims to cover "the full spectrum of philosophical topics" (preface). Nearly 1,500 signed articles — about 900 of them on individual philosophers — were contributed by an international group of scholars. Volume 10 includes an index to the set.
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While not confined to philosophical subject matter, nonetheless philosophical ideas (e.g., "Free Will, Determinism, and Predestination," "Stoicism," "Time," "Utilitarianism") are some of the topics covered in this six-volume set. Articles appear in alphabetical sequence, with bibliographies included. Volume 6 contains the index.
A ten-volume set that is an excellent starting point for comprehensive, interdisciplinary coverage of philosophical topics and philosophers. Entries include bibliographies of suggested reading for additional information. Volume 10 is the index to the set. Available online is the "Concise Routledge Encyclopedia of Philosophy," an abridged version of the ten-volume set.
Contains over 5,000 entries from philosophy reference works such as:
- Biographical Encyclopaedia of Islamic Philosophy
- Continuum Encyclopedia of British Philosophy
- Dictionary of Eighteenth-Century German Philosophers
- Dictionary of Modern American Philosophers
- Encyclopedia of Aesthetics
- Oxford Encyclopedia of African Thought
- Art & Architecture
- Bilingual Dictionaries
- Classical Studies
- English Dictionaries & Thesauri
- Language Reference
- Media Studies
- Medicine & Health
- Names Studies
- Performing Arts
- Science & Technology
- Social Sciences
- Society & Culture
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