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Philosophy

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.

General Histories of Philosophy

Blackwell Companions to Philosophy

"... Offers a comprehensive and authoritative survey of philosophy as a whole.... each volume provides lucid and engaging coverage of the key figures, terms, topics, and problems of the field" (publisher's description). Currently, there are 91 volumes in the series, including the following:

  • Companion to Philosophy (Main Library General Collection B 21 .B56 1996)
  • Companion to African Philosophy (Online version)
  • Companion to African-American Philosophy (Main Library General Collection B 944 .A37 C66 2003)
  • Companion to Ancient Philosophy (Main Library General Collection B 111 .C66 2006)
  • Companion to Continental Philosophy (Main Library General Collection B 803 .C66 1998)
  • Companion to Early Modern Philosophy (Main Library General Collection B 801 .C66 2002)
  • Companion to Feminist Philosophy (Main Library General Collection HQ 1190 .C665 1998)
  • Companion to Latin American Philosophy (Main Library General Collection B 1001 .C65 2010)
  • Companion to World Philosophies (Main Library General Collection B 121 .C664 1997)