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General Philosophy titles
Encyclopedia of Philosophy by
This ten-volume set, considered the most authoritative reference work on the subject includes articles ranging from individual thinkers to concepts and branches of philosophy.
The Cambridge Dictionary of Philosophy by
Contains comprehensive entries on major philosophers (e.g. Aristotle, Henry More) including pre-eminent contemporary philosophers (e.g. Nussbaum). Extensively covers rapidly developing fields such as the philosophy of mind and applied ethics. International in scope with entries on non-Western and non-European philosophy, including African, Arabic, Islamic, Japanese, Jewish, Korean and Latin-American philosophy and broad coverage of Continental philosophy.
A Dictionary of Philosophy, Macmillan
From the classic thinkers, through Aquinas, Descartes, Spinoza, Kant and hundreds more who lead up to the modern age, this comprehensive dictionary spans the personalities, terminology and vocabulary of thousands of years of philosophical thought in addition to the more recent encroachment of social and psychological sciences.
Big Ideas Simply Explained: The Philosophy Book
The Philosophy Book untangles knotty theories and sheds light on abstract concepts, and is perfect for anyone with a general interest in how our social, political, and ethical ideas are formed, as well as students of philosophy and politics.
Religion and Philosophy Collection This link opens in a new window
A full-text database for theology and philosophy research. It includes hundreds of full-text journals and magazines covering many religious and philosophical topics, including world religions, religious history, political philosophy and philosophy of language.
Philosophers of the Western World
Great Thinkers of the Western World by
Presents the principal theoretical ideas of more than 100 great thinkers of the Western world from such disciplines as philosophy, theology, the physical sciences, the social sciences, psychology, and religion.