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Philosophy 203: Ancient Philosophy from Homer to Augustine: Getting Started

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Research Arguments vs. Reports

In philosophical research, you are entering into an existing conversation and making a specific argument. Our research guide on academic arguments can help you tell the difference between the types of research writing. 

Philosophy call numbers in duPont

B  Philosophy (General)

BC  Logic

BD Speculative philosophy

BH  Aesthetics

BJ  Ethics

100  Philosophy (General)

110  Metaphysics

120 Epistemology

140 Philosophical schools

160 Logic

170 Ethics

180 Ancient, medieval, Oriental philosophy

190 Modern Western philosophy

Other Helpful Skills

Polish some of the research skills that will be necessary for research, writing, and presentation across multiple academic disciplines. 

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This is a gathering of resources for research and writing papers in Philosophy

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Philosophy Resources

Dictionary of Philosophical Terms and Names  from Philosophy Pages

Philosopher's Index   Comprehensive and links to library resources, as well as Illiad (Interlibrary Loan)

Routledge Encyclopedia of Philosophy  Good for identifying central issues; essays are written by prominent scholars; offers bibliographies

Stanford Encyclopedia of Philosophy  Good for identifying central issues; essays are written by prominent scholars; offers bibliographies

Encyclopedia of Philosophy (Macmilllan 2006)   Good for identifying central issues; essays are written by prominent scholars; offers bibliographies

Internet Encyclopedia of Philosophy a peer-reviewed academic resource

Project Muse  Collection of academic journals in the humanities and social sciences

ATLA Religion Database with ATLAS Serials  Combines the premier index to journal articles, book reviews, and collections of essays in all fields of religion with the full text of ATLA's online collection of major religion and theology journals.

Cambridge Dictionary of Philosophy

Oxford Dictionary of Philosophy 

Oxford Handbooks related to Philosophy  (duPont Library collection)

Cambridge Companions related to Philosophy  (duPont Library collection)

Philosophy Databases in duPont Library

Online Reference Collections

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