Last Updated: Aug 15, 2013
This page is intended as a starting point for the novice researcher who is seeking high quality information related to PHILOSOPHY.
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- Philosophy Compass
Contains peer-reviewed, state-of-the art survey articles on current research from across the discipline. Articles also provide reference-linked bibliographies to specialist literature. Access restrictions may apply.
- Internet Encyclopedia of Philosophy
Philosophy professors from many different locations edit and maintain this online encyclopedia. The entries are signed and they are written by philosophy PhD students or professors. This resource is a great way to become familiar with a new philosophical topic.
PhilPapers is a comprehensive directory of online philosophical articles and books by academic philosophers. They monitor journals in many areas of philosophy, as well as archives and personal pages. Some features require that you sign in first, but creating an account is easy and free.
- Stanford Encyclopedia of Philosophy
Stanford invites the top people in each field of philosophy to write entries for this encyclopedia. The search engine is a bit strange so it is best to simply browse topics in the alphabetical list.