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Using Reference Materials

Listed below are various philosophy reference materials in print and online. These resources can help you get started in your research by giving you a better knowledge of your topic overall. Reference materials can also give you ideas for other sources to look into when they cite their references. Check each encyclopedia entry for a bibliography.  It might list a resource that is relevant to your research.  To search for these resources, see the Journal Articles or Books tabs.  

Some of the resources we have online are also in our library in print. Click the Find in catalog button for the correct call number. 

Macmillan Encyclopedia of Philosophy

Oxford Companion to Philosophy

Routledge Encyclopedia of Philosophy


Stanford Encyclopedia of Philosophy-Online Only

 Stanford Encyclopedia of Philosophy