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Philosophy Research Guide: Philosophy Reference

A selection of resources for Philosophy research and scholarship.

Reference Resources

The Alex Catalogue of Electronic Texts is a full-text indexed collection of classic American and English literature as well as Western philosophy in the public domain and written or translated into English. Texts can be viewed as HTML or plain text, or they can be downloaded in forms including Newton Paperback, PalmPilot DOC or eReader, PDF, Rocket eBook, or raw TEI/XML. 

Blackwell Reference Online: Philosophy contains online versions of authoritative reference publications including handbooks and companion volumes to individual philosophers and important philosophical texts.

Subject Guide

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Companions and Guides

Companions can be accessible and easy-to-read guides for various facets of Philosophy.  View list of philosophy companions in the MSU catalog.