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Your shortcut for research in Philosophy is the Philosophy Portal.

It connects you to pages that will help you find background sources, books, articles, and primary source texts for your research.

Raphael. School of Athens (detail). Vatican. Rome.
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Articles (from journals)

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Interface change coming soon! Click here to preview the changes. A database that provides indexing and abstracts from books and journals in the fifteen fields... [more info]
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Search through hundreds of full text journals, books, and other published resources pertaining to the humanities from around the world... [more info]
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Indexes journal articles, conference proceedings, monographs, multi-authored works and book reviews on Islam. [more info]
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Full online text and images for back issues of selected scholarly journals in history, economics, political science, anthropology, sociology, literature, etc. [more info]
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Search through topics related to world religions, epistemology, and much more... [more info]
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This link searches three multidisciplinary databases--OmniFile Full Text Mega, Readers'' Guide Retrospective and Humanities & Social Sciences Retrospective--at once. Searches retrieve articles as early as 1890 and as recent as yesterday, from both popular magazines and academic journals. [more info]
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This link searches three multidisciplinary databases--OmniFile Full Text Mega, Readers'' Guide Retrospective and Humanities & Social Sciences Retrospective--at once. Searches retrieve articles as early as 1890 and as recent as yesterday, from both popular magazines and academic journals. [more info]
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Books / Book Chapters

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Collection of over 2100 books of high quality in the humanities online...
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Early English Books Onlineā„¢, 1475-1700 (EEBO) provides digital access to more than 100,000 literary and historical classics. [more info]
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Provides digital editions of nearly all books published in Great Britain in the 18th century... [more info]
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JMU Library Catalog is the online catalog of materials in James Madison University Libraries. [more info]
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Electronic versions of classic books about individual liberty. [more info]
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Interface change coming soon! The FirstSearch platform will transition to WorldCat Discovery on December 31, 2015. Catalog of over 62 million titles cataloged by libraries worldwide ... [more info]
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Images

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Image database containing over 1 million images in subject areas such as art, architecture, music, religion, anthropology, world history, literature and more. [more info]
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Primary Sources

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Electronic versions of classic books about individual liberty. [more info]
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Searchable full-text collections, in English and/or Latin, of the writings of philosophers and theologians from antiquity into the 20th century. [more info]
 
 

Reference Information

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Based on the scholarly printed Routledge Encyclopedia of Philosophy, "REP Online" allows users to search through a regularly updated universe of over 2,000 articles.
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This subset of the full Cambridge Histories series includes The Cambridge Histories of:
  • Jewish Philosophy
  • Hellenistic Philosophy
  • Islamic Society and Civilization
  • Later Medieval Philosophy
  • Renaissance Philosophy
  • 17th Century Philosophy
  • 18th Century Philosophy
  • Philosophy 1870-1945
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Find subject specific lists of scholarly articles in Oxford Bibliographies Online (OBO).  Each research guide in OBO provides an introduction to the topic and annotated bibliographic lists of books and articles recommended by scholars in the field. [more info]
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Search most of JMU's reference collection for background articles from encyclopedias, dictionaries, handbooks, etc. [more info]
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Online encyclopedia of philosophy with each entry maintained and updated by an expert or... [more info]
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Reviews

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