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E-Reference Items for Philosophy (14)

Name Description
Continuum Encyclopedia of British Philosophy A ” comprehensive reference work devoted to philosophy in Britain.” Covers individual thinkers, historical perspectives of core philosophical topics, and factual and detailed specific entries. Contributions by international experts. [RR]
Dictionary of Early American Philosophers "Provides an account of philosophical thought in the United States and Canada between 1600 and 1860." [RR]
Dictionary of Modern American Philosophers Covers “almost any aspect of modern American thought.” Provides scholarly treatment of life and works of academic and non academic philosophers. Includes less known, presently obscure, and minority intellectuals. [RR]
Dictionary of Philosophy of Mind (POM) Intended “as a free resource for all those interested in the philosophy of mind. The dictionary has a policy of blind peer review for all submissions to the dictionary. Advisory, editorial and review boards have been established.”
Encyclopedia of the Enlightenment The coverage from 1670 to 1815 includes Western Europe, North America, Brazil, and Iberian, Russian, Jewish, and Eastern European cultures. [RR]
Literary Encyclopedia Covers world literatures in English. Provides "profiles of authors and texts, and basic knowledge on their cultural contexts." Includes major philosophers and philosophies, and information on major historical events. [RR]
MIT Encyclopedia of the Cognitive Sciences (MITECS) A comprehensive reference work that represents the methodological and theoretical diversity of the Cognitive Sciences. Includes articles written by a leading researcher in the field. Designed for both students and researchers. [RR]
Oxford Dictionary of Philosophy

Covers “Eastern and Western philosophy (with emphasis on the latter), all the main subdivisions of philosophy, terminology from other disciplines that is significant in philosophical discussion, and major historical figures.”

Oxford Dictionary of the Renaissance Covers all aspects of the Renaissance in 14th to 17th century Europe, including the art, literature, science, culture, philosophy, religion, economics, history, and conflict of the period. [RR]
Oxford Encyclopedia of Ancient Greece and Rome "Offers a comprehensive overview of the major cultures of the classical Mediterranean world—Greek, Hellenistic, and Roman—from the Bronze Age to the fifth century CE." [RR]
Oxford Handbooks Online

Collection in four subject modules: Business & Management , Philosophy, Political Science and Religion. Offers authoritative approach to scholarship.

Routledge Encyclopedia of Philosophy Online Based on the 1998 10-volume print edition. Coverage includes "Anglo-American, ethical and political, cross-cultural, interdisciplinary, continental and contemporary philosophy." Includes over 25,000 links between articles and other editorially reviewed websites. [RR]
Stanford Encyclopedia of Philosophy

A publishing project of the Metaphysics Research Lab at the Center for the Study of Language and Information (CSLI) at Stanford University.

Waterloo Directory of English Newspapers and Periodicals, 1800-1900 A directory of 50,000 newspapers and periodical publications published in England during the 19th century. This edition of the directory is the second in a series of five. Series 3-5 are forthcoming. Ultimately the 5th and final edition will provide descriptive entries for some 125,000 titles. [RR]

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