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Philosophy: Getting Started

Guide to library resources in philosophy and related fields.

Thomas Aquinas


"Philosophy, then, is not a doctrine, not some simplistic scheme for orienting oneself in the world, certainly not an instrument or achievement of human Dasein."

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This library guide presents an overview of the good library resources for basic philosophy research and in its allied fields, like ethics, logic, etc..

Philosophy touches on many other subjects -- psychology, economics, the classics, history, and literature, etc.  You may want to consult subject guides in these areas, too.

This guide is divided into sections (see tabs above):

Outline of Philosophy

Wikipedia provides this synoptic view of philosophy in outline form




Kathryn Burke
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