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Philosophy Research

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Philosophy is defined variously as the love of wisdom, the study of knowledge, or "thinking about thinking", the study of the fundamental nature of knowledge, reality, and existence, or the rational, abstract, and methodical consideration of reality as a whole or of fundamental dimensions of human existence and experience.

The study of philosophy can be refined in to various threads leading out from these fundamentals, such as, how is it best to live and what is right to do, is there reality external to consciousness and what is the nature of it, what is knowledge, how should we reason.

This guide offers students doing research in Philosophy topics access to library content: databases, books and tutorials on finding what you need.


Using Article Quick Search

Article Quick Search is the name of the search engine for the library's journal content. It includes both titles the library owns and some it does not. If the library does not have access to an article, request it through Interlibrary Loan. Be sure first that the library does not own the title!

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One Search

Article Quick Search covers most of the library's databases in one search.

Article Quick Search (Journal Literature)

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