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An overview of scholarly resources in philosophy

Finding Primary Sources

The Library subscribes to many online databases that contain primary sources. You can browse these databases through the links below.

Email the Subject Specialist listed on this page for suggestions.

Primary Sources in Philosophy

Collected Works of Author

Most critical editions are in print. Search for author and publisher in the Library catalog to find specific editions. Contact Anne K. Knafl for assistance,

Workshops in Philosophy

Below are primary sources arranged by subject following the Workshops in Philosophy.

These lists are not meant to be comprehensive. If you can't find what you need, please contact Anne K. Knafl,

Ancient Greek and Roman Philosophy

See the Classics research guide for more information.

German Philosophy

Consult the Germanic Literature research guide for more resources.

Law and Philosophy

Consult the Law Library research guides for more information

Practical Philosophy & Theoretical Philosophy

A list of databases to use to find specific texts and books and articles on specific topics.

If you can't find what you need, email Anne K. Knafl,

Subject Specialist

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Anne Knafl
Joseph Regenstein Library, Room 462

Useful Information

Find It!
When searching databases, the Find It button, when present, can be used to locate an item in the Library Catalog, to gain access to the full-text of an article, or to send an interlibrary loan order..

Proxy It!
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Purchase Request
The Library welcomes suggestions for the acquisition of materials which support the University's teaching and research programs. Use this form to submit a request.  It will be routed to the appropriate subject specialist for consideration.