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Research guide for philosophical research.

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Why Get Background Information?

Reasons to Take the Time to Find Background Information:

  • Identify and understand subject-specific terminology.
  • Put sources you find in context.
  • Learn major areas of research and unsettled questions.
  • Use citation lists to begin your research.

Philosophy Reference

Below is a sample of print and electronic reference books. Search the catalog for more or check the Suggested Terms for the books below in the catalog.