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Philosophy Research Guide

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Email:jonathan.cope@csi.cuny.edu
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Table of Contents:
Subject-Specific Databases
Related Databases
Databases
Catalogs
Reference Sources
Reference - Encyclopedias
Internet Resources and Websites
Journals, Magazines, Newspapers
Videos


Core databases for finding articles in this subject area.

Philosophers' Index Information Help Funding Source Full/Some Full Text Subscription Resource - Proxy Access CUNY Access
Citations to scholarly literature in all major fields of philosophy, including aesthetics, epistemology, ethics, logic, metaphysics, political philosophy, social philosophy, and the philosophy of religion.


Related databases for finding articles in this subject area.

Arts & Humanities Citation Index Information Help Funding Source Full/Some Full Text Subscription Resource - Proxy Access CUNY Access
Part of the Web of Science, Arts & Humanities Citation Index provides citations to journal articles in the arts and humanities, including architecture, art, classics, dance, literature, music, philosophy, film, religion, and theater.


Conference Proceedings Citation Index - Social Science & Humanities Information Help Funding Source Full/Some Full Text Subscription Resource - Proxy Access CUNY Access
Part of the Web of Science, Conference Proceedings Citation Index - Social Science & Humanities provides citations to papers and proceedings of social science and humanities conferences from 1990 to present.


Humanities International Complete Information Help Funding Source Some Full Text Subscription Resource - Proxy Access CUNY Access
Humanities International Complete provides full text of hundreds of journals, books and other published sources from around the world. Produced by Whitston Publishing (an imprint of EBSCO Publishing), this database includes all data from Humanities International Index (more than 2,300 journals and more than 2.9 million records) plus unique full-text content, much of which is not found in other databases. The database includes full text for more than 1,200 journals. Humanities International Complete is an invaluable resource for students, researchers, and educators interested in all aspects of the humanities, with worldwide content pertaining to literary, scholarly and creative thought.


Search databases and indexes to find citations and/or full text for online articles, books, images, or statistics.

Academic OneFile Information Help Funding Source Some Full Text Subscription Resource - Proxy Access CUNY Access
Multidisciplinary database providing full text articles from over 12,000 scholarly journals and reference sources in the physical sciences, technology, medicine, social sciences, the arts, theology, literature and more.


Academic Search Complete Information Help Funding Source Some Full Text Subscription Resource - Proxy Access CUNY Access
Large multidisciplinary database providing abstracts and select full text of scholarly and popular publications in a wide variety of subject disciplines, including art, literature, education, history, sociology, science, and engineering. Because of its broad subject and full text coverage, Academic Search Complete is a good starting point for research on virtually any topic. Click here for a search tutorial.


Books In Print Information Help Funding Source Full/Some Full Text Subscription Resource - Proxy Access CUNY Access
Information and reviews for in-print, out-of-print, and forthcoming books, audio books, and videos. Includes access to Non-Fiction Connection and Fiction Connection, readers' advisory resources for locating book recommendations and identifying similar titles.


Cambridge Journals Online Information Help Funding Source Some Full Text Subscription Resource - Proxy Access CUNY Access
NEW The online content delivery service for Cambridge University Press's collection of journals. To see journals in philosophy and religious studies click on the link to "Browse Journals by Title or Subject" to see the complete list.


Directory of Open Access Journals (free resource) Information Help Funding Source Some Full Text Subscription Resource - Proxy Access CUNY Access
Full text articles from free, open access scholarly journals covering a wide variety of subjects and languages. Search for articles by keyword or browse through journals by subject.


ebrary Information Help Funding Source Full Text Subscription Resource - Proxy Access CUNY Access
Access to over 70,000 full text ebooks spanning 16 key academic subject areas, including biology, business, computer science, education, engineering, history, medicine, physics, political science, psychology, and sociology.
In order to read offline, you can download one chapter to save permanently.
To borrow the entire ebook for a limited time first create an account.
Click here for downloading instructions from ebrary


Gale Virtual Reference Library Information Help Funding Source Full Text Subscription Resource - Proxy Access CUNY Access
Digital reference collection containing over 400 full text encyclopedias, almanacs, handbooks, and specialized reference books. Search all titles or browse titles by subject.
Click on the "Title LIst" for contents. Title List


Humanities International Complete Information Help Funding Source Some Full Text Subscription Resource - Proxy Access CUNY Access
Humanities International Complete provides full text of hundreds of journals, books and other published sources from around the world. Produced by Whitston Publishing (an imprint of EBSCO Publishing), this database includes all data from Humanities International Index (more than 2,300 journals and more than 2.9 million records) plus unique full-text content, much of which is not found in other databases. The database includes full text for more than 1,200 journals. Humanities International Complete is an invaluable resource for students, researchers, and educators interested in all aspects of the humanities, with worldwide content pertaining to literary, scholarly and creative thought.


JSTOR Information Help Funding Source Full Text Subscription Resource - Proxy Access CUNY Access
Full text access to complete back runs of scholarly journals across the humanities, social sciences, and sciences. Coverage for most journals does not include the last 3-5 years. Users can search across the entire database or limit their search to journals in specific subject disciplines. Click here for a search tutorial.


Oxford Reference Online Information Help Funding Source Full Text Subscription Resource - Proxy Access CUNY Access
Digital collection of online reference books in all fields of study including dictionaries, encyclopedias, atlases, and subject reference works. Search by keyword or browse titles by subject.


Philosophers' Index Information Help Funding Source Full/Some Full Text Subscription Resource - Proxy Access CUNY Access
Citations to scholarly literature in all major fields of philosophy, including aesthetics, epistemology, ethics, logic, metaphysics, political philosophy, social philosophy, and the philosophy of religion.


Project MUSE Information Help Funding Source Full Text Subscription Resource - Proxy Access CUNY Access
Project MUSE offers nearly 250 quality journal titles from 40 scholarly publishers. As one of the academic community's primary electronic journals resources, Project MUSE covers the fields of literature and criticism, history, the visual and performing arts, cultural studies, education, political science, gender studies, economics, and many others.


Search online catalogs to find books, journals, videos, and other materials in library collections.

CUNY+ Information Help Funding Source Full/Some Full Text Subscription Resource - Proxy Access CUNY Access
Search CUNY+, the university's online catalog, to find books and other resources located in the CSI library and other CUNY libraries. Search tutorial.


WorldCat Information Help Funding Source Full/Some Full Text Subscription Resource - Proxy Access CUNY Access
Union catalog containing records of library holdings all over the world. Use WorldCat to locate books, journals, audio and video recordings, and archival materials held by other libraries. If an item you want is not available at CUNY simply click "Find It" to request an interlibrary loan.


Encyclopedias, dictionaries, handbooks, and other reference works available in print or online.

American Philosophy: An Encyclopedia Information Help Funding Source Full/Some Full Text Subscription Resource - Proxy Access CUNY Access
Philosophical encyclopedia that focuses on America.
Location: 1st Fl Reference - B850 .A43 2008


Cambridge Dictionary of Philosophy Information Help Funding Source Full/Some Full Text Subscription Resource - Proxy Access CUNY Access
Philosophical dictionary.
Location: 1st Fl Reference - B41 .C35 1999


Encyclopedia of Asian Philosophy Information Help Funding Source Full/Some Full Text Subscription Resource - Proxy Access CUNY Access
Incorporating cultural and religious contexts, this unique Encyclopedia provides a vital guide to the main concepts and thinkers in Asian philosophy - starting with Abhidharma and ending with Zurvan.
Location: 1st Fl Reference - B121 .E53 2001


Encyclopedia of Postmodernism Information Help Funding Source Full/Some Full Text Subscription Resource - Proxy Access CUNY Access
The Encyclopedia of Postmodernism provides comprehensive and authoritative coverage of the various academic disciplines, critical terms and central figures relating to the vast field of postmodern studies.
Location: 1st Fl Reference - B831.1 .E63 2001


Encyclopedia of the Enlightenment Information Help Funding Source Full/Some Full Text Subscription Resource - Proxy Access CUNY Access
Defining the Enlightenment as the "long eighteenth century," the Encyclopedia focuses on the entire range of philosophic and social changes engendered by the Enlightenment.
Location:1st Fl Reference - B802 .E53 2003


Routledge Encyclopedia of Philosophy Information Help Funding Source Full/Some Full Text Subscription Resource - Proxy Access CUNY Access
Encyclopedia of Philosophy published by Routledge.
Location: 1st Fl Reference - B51 .R68 1998


Find topic overviews and summary descriptions of key people, places, events, and concepts.

Stanford Encyclopedia of Philosophy Information Help Funding Source Full/Some Full Text Subscription Resource - Proxy Access CUNY Access
The Stanford Encyclopedia of Philosophy is designed so that each entry is maintained and kept up to date by an expert or group of experts in the field. All entries and substantive updates are refereed by the members of a distinguished Editorial Board before they are made public.


Resources freely available on the Internet.

American Philosophical Association Information Help Funding Source Full/Some Full Text Subscription Resource - Proxy Access CUNY Access
The American Philosophical Association is the main professional organization for philosophers in the United States. Links to web resources and other useful information.


EpistemeLinks: Philosophy Resources on the Internet Information Help Funding Source Full/Some Full Text Subscription Resource - Proxy Access CUNY Access
An extensive guide to information about Philosophy on the Internet. Includes links to blogs, e-texts, and organizations.


Internet Encyclopedia of Philosophy Information Help Funding Source Full/Some Full Text Subscription Resource - Proxy Access CUNY Access
This professionally peer-reviewed internet encyclopedia is maintained by the University of Tennessee Martin.


Leiter Reports: A Philosophy Blog Information Help Funding Source Full/Some Full Text Subscription Resource - Proxy Access CUNY Access
Leiter Reports: A Philosophy Blog "News and views about philosophy, the academic profession, academic freedom, intellectual culture...and a bit of poetry." A wide ranging and opinionated blog about philosophy and academia.


Philosophy @ <Large> Information Help Funding Source Full/Some Full Text Subscription Resource - Proxy Access CUNY Access
"A webguide for the philosophy community." Maintained by the University of Liverpool.


Philosophy Bites Podcast Information Help Funding Source Full/Some Full Text Subscription Resource - Proxy Access CUNY Access
Podcast hosted by David Edmonds (Wittgenstein's Poker) and Nigel Warburton (Philosophy: The Basics, Philosophy: The Classics) which features interviews with numerous world renowned philosophers.


Some Texts From Early Modern Philosophy Information Help Funding Source Full/Some Full Text Subscription Resource - Proxy Access CUNY Access
A collection of key texts written by key early modern philosophers including Locke, Spinoza, Kant, Leibniz, Mill, etc. All texts are available in full text PDF format.


Stanford Encyclopedia of Philosophy Information Help Funding Source Full/Some Full Text Subscription Resource - Proxy Access CUNY Access
The Stanford Encyclopedia of Philosophy is designed so that each entry is maintained and kept up to date by an expert or group of experts in the field. All entries and substantive updates are refereed by the members of a distinguished Editorial Board before they are made public.


Theory.org.uk -- The Media Theory Site Information Help Funding Source Full/Some Full Text Subscription Resource - Proxy Access CUNY Access
"Social theory for fans of popular culture. Popular culture for fans of social theory." Interactive website with information about social theorists and contemporary philosophers. Maintained by the School of Media, Arts and Design, University of Westminster, London.


TValue of Knowledge: A Miniature Library of Philosophy Information Help Funding Source Full/Some Full Text Subscription Resource - Proxy Access CUNY Access
A full-text collection of texts in Western Philosophy, from 1600 - 2000.


Journals and periodicals available online or in print at the CSI Library.

Journals in Philosophy and Religious Studies Information Help Funding Source Full/Some Full Text Subscription Resource - Proxy Access CUNY Access
All journals in philosophy and religious studies are available in print or online via the CSI Library. Click on a subject heading to see all of the journals associated with that subject.


Selected titles from the Library Media collections.

Great philosophers[videorecording] Information Help Funding Source Full/Some Full Text Subscription Resource - Proxy Access CUNY Access
[1] Plato -- [2] Aristotle -- [3] Medieval philosophy : Thomas Aquinas -- [4] Descartes -- [5] Sinoza and Leibniz -- [6] Locke and Berkeley -- [7] Hume -- [8] Kant -- [9] Hegel and Marz -- [10] Schopenhauer -- [11] Nietzsche -- [12] Husserl, Heidegger and modern existentialism -- [13] The American pragmatists : C.S. Peirce, William James, John Dewey -- [14] Frege, Russell and modern logic -- [15] Wittgenstein.


Human all too human - Friedrich Nietzsche Information Help Funding Source Full/Some Full Text Subscription Resource - Proxy Access CUNY Access
BBC documentary about the life and philosophy of Friedrich Nietzsche. Video on the Google Video website.


Human all too human - Martin Heidegger Information Help Funding Source Full/Some Full Text Subscription Resource - Proxy Access CUNY Access
BBC documentary about the philosopher Martin Heidegger and his involvement with the Nazi regime in Germany. Video on the Google Video website.


Human all too human - Sartre Information Help Funding Source Full/Some Full Text Subscription Resource - Proxy Access CUNY Access
BBC video documentary which details the life and philosophy of Jean Paul Sartre. Video on the Google Video website.


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