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Philosophy: Books & eBooks
Information on books, journals, databases and other useful philosophy resources.
Where in the Library?
Most print material related to philosophy can be found in the 100s on level 2 of the James Joyce Library.
Language dictionaries can also be found on level 2.
Reference Books for Philosophy
Reference items are helpful for finding background information; definitions and spelling; facts and figures; translations; statistics and topical overviews of subjects. Reference books can be found both in print and online.
Useful online reference material for philosophy include:
- Routledge Encyclopedia of Philosophy This link opens in a new windowREP Online contains more than 2000 articles, from Aristotle to Nominalism and from Personal Identity to Zeno of Elea.
- Cambridge Companions are a series of authoritative guides, written by leading experts, offering lively, accessible introductions to major writers, artists, philosophers, topics, and periods.
- Stanford Encyclopedia of PhilosophyFreely available online. Each entry is written and maintained by an expert in the field.
- Internet Encyclopedia of PhilosophyA peer-reviewed, open access resource which provides scholarly information on key topics and philosophers in all areas of philosophy
- Covering the social and behavioural sciences, SAGE Knowledge provides access to thousands of scholarly eBooks published by SAGE. The collection also includes hundreds of award-winning reference titles including subject encyclopedias, dictionaries and handbooks which provide students with the perfect place to start their research.
Books for Philosophy
Books and eBooks are listed in OneSearch, our resource discovery service. Useful titles available via UCD Library include:
- Early English Books Online (Proquest) This link opens in a new windowEarly English Books Online (EEBO) contains digital facsimile page images of virtually every work printed in England, Ireland, Scotland, Wales and British North America and works in English printed elsewhere from 1473-1700 - from the first book printed in English by William Caxton, through the age of Spenser and Shakespeare and the tumult of the English Civil War.
- Eighteenth Century Collections Online (Gale) This link opens in a new windowA comprehensive digital edition of The Eighteenth Century, the world's largest library of the printed book on microfilm.
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