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Resources for the study of philosophy.

Where to start

Welcome to the library's Philosophy Resources LibGuide.  Use the tabs to locate resources relating to the sub-discipline of interest. The first option when beginning a search is to perform a subject search for items relating to religion and theology from our library catalog.

In addition to searching specific philosophic periods or thinkers, helpful terms to search include the following:

  • Epistemology
  • Existentialism
  • Ethics/Bioethics
  • Metaphysics
  • Phenomenology
  • Ontology
  • Cosmology
  • Rationalism
  • Deconstruction
  • Empiricism
  • Postmodernism


Journals - In addition, search the catalog for a particular journal relevant to the study of philosophy. Print periodicals are found on the second floor of the library, though electronic versions can be searched for from our E-Journals A-Z list. Below is a list of representative journals for this discipline: