Philosophy Research Guide

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  • Philosopher's Index (1940 to present)
    Contains scholarly research published in journals and books since 1940, including over 680 journals from more than 50 countries with content representing a variety of languages.
  • PhilPapers
    Comprehensive index and bibliography of philosophy maintained by the community of philosophers.
  • Annee Philologique (1959 to present)
    Index to articles and books about ancient authors, texts, history, art, and archeology.
    Full-text backfiles of over two thousand leading academic journals across the humanities, social sciences, and sciences. (Alumni access)
  • Project Muse
    Online database of more than 200 journals from nonprofit publishers. (Alumni access)

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Use these encyclopedias and reference works to get started on a topic.

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Whither Fanon? : studies in the Blackness of being (Marriott, D. S., author.) Frost Library; B1029.F354 M37 2018

The history of animals : a philosophy (Timofeeva, Oksana, author.) Frost Library; B105.A55 T56 2018

Dispositional pluralism (McKitrick, Jennifer, author.) Frost Library; B105.D56 M35 2018

Outsider theory : intellectual histories of unorthodox ideas (Eburne, Jonathan P. (Jonathan Paul) author.) Frost Library; B105.F3 E28 2018

Rereading ancient philosophy : old chestnuts and sacred cows Frost Library; B171 .R47 2017

The beginnings of philosophy in Greece (Sassi, Maria Michela, 1955-, author.) Frost Library; B187.5 .S2713 2018

Deleuze, cinema and the thought of the world (Thomas, James (James Allan) author.) Frost Library; B2430.D454 T57 2018

Foucault at the movies (Maniglier, Patrice, author.) Frost Library; B2430.F724 M3513 2018

The black circle : a life of Alexandre Kojève (Love, Jeff (G. Jeffrey) author.) Frost Library; B2430.K654 L68 2018

Lectures and drafts on political philosophy (Kant, Immanuel, 1724-1804.) Frost Library; B2758 .R38 2016

Kant on reflection and virtue (Merritt, Melissa, author.) Frost Library; B2799.V5 M47 2018

The politics of Socratic humor (Lombardini, John, 1980- author.) Frost Library; B318.I7 L66 2018

Anti-music : jazz and racial Blackness in German thought between the Wars (Thompson, Mark Christian, 1970-, author.) Frost Library; B3181 .T46 2018

Theodor Adorno and the century of negative identity (Oberle, Eric, 1986- author.) Frost Library; B3199.A34 O24 2018

Unhoused : Adorno and the problem of dwelling (Waggoner, Matthew, author.) Frost Library; B3199.A34 W34 2018

Thinking in constellations : Walter Benjamin in the humanities Frost Library; B3209.B584 T45 2018

Gesamtausgabe (Heidegger, Martin, 1889-1976.) Frost Library; B3279 .H45 1976

Marx : a very short introduction (Singer, Peter, 1946-, author.) Frost Library; B3305.M74 S57 2018

Reading Marx (Žižek, Slavoj, author.) Frost Library; B3305.M74 Z59 2018

I am dynamite! : a life of Nietzsche (Prideaux, Sue, author.) Frost Library; B3316 .P75 2018

Nietzsche in the nineteenth century : social questions and philosophical interventions (Holub, Robert C., author.) Frost Library; B3317 .H5725 2018

The deed is everything : Nietzsche on will and action (Ridley, Aaron, author.) Frost Library; B3318.A3 R63 2018

Thinking the inexhaustible : art, interpretation, and freedom in the philosophy of Luigi Pareyson Frost Library; B3636.P364 T45 2018

Knowledge and truth in Plato : stepping past the shadow of Socrates (Rowett, Catherine, author.) Frost Library; B398.K7 R69 2018

Art without death : conversations on Russian cosmism Frost Library; B4231 .A78 2017

Kierkegaard's journals and notebooks (Kierkegaard, Søren, 1813-1855.) Frost Library; B4372 .E5 2007

Aristotle on the uses of contemplation (Walker, Matthew D., 1973-, author.) Frost Library; B485 .W28 2018

Does the Internet have an unconscious? : Slavoj Žižek and digital culture (Burnham, Clint, 1962-, author.) Frost Library; B4870.Z594 B85 2018

Hellenistic philosophy (Sellars, John, 1971-, author.) Frost Library; B505 .S45 2018

Political philosophy and the Republican future : reconsidering Cicero (Smith, Gregory B., 1949-, author.) Frost Library; B553 .S65 2018

A rulebook for arguments (Weston, Anthony, 1954-, author.) Frost Library; BC177 .W47 2017

The metaphysics of truth (Edwards, Douglas (Douglas Owain), author.) Frost Library; BD171 .E39 2018

What truth is (Jago, Mark, author.) Frost Library; BD171 .J34 2018

Introduction to philosophy : classical and contemporary readings Frost Library; BD21 .I54 2018

Life : a critical user's manual (Fassin, Didier, author.) Frost Library; BD431 .F2813 2018

The meaning of life : a reader Frost Library; BD431 .M4688 2017

Byzantium Frost Library; BH221.B99 B99 2015

Russian realisms : literature and painting, 1840-1890 (Brunson, Molly, author.) Frost Library; BH221.R93 B78 2016

Surveying the avant-garde (Cole, Lori, 1980- author.) Frost Library; BH301.A94 C65 2018

Ecocritical aesthetics : language, beauty, and the environment Frost Library; BH301.E58 E26 2018

Evil online (Cocking, Dean, 1958-, author.) Frost Library; BJ1401 .C57 2018

Lying in early modern English culture : from the Oath of Supremacy to the Oath of Allegiance (Hadfield, Andrew, author.) Frost Library; BJ1421 .H35 2017

Fame : the hijacking of reality (Bateman, Justine, author.) Frost Library; BJ1470.5 .B38 2018

Disassembling the celebrity figure : credibility and the incredible Frost Library; BJ1470.5 .D57 2018

(Extra)ordinary? : the concept of authenticity in celebrity and fan studies Frost Library; BJ1470.5 .E98 2018

Celebrity (Redmond, Sean, 1967-, author.) Frost Library; BJ1470.5 .R43 2019

Idleness : a philosophical essay (O'Connor, Brian, 1965-, author.) Frost Library; BJ1498 .O24 2018

A history of silence : from the Renaissance to the present day (Corbin, Alain, author.) Frost Library; BJ1499.S5 C5813 2018

On disciplining the soul = Kitāb riyāḍat al-nafs, & On breaking the two desires = Kitāb kasr al (Ghazzālī, 1058-1111, author.) Frost Library; BJ1533.D49 G4313 2016

The myth of the modern hero : changing perceptions of heroism (Bownas, Jane L., author.) Frost Library; BJ1533.H47 B69 2018

Stillness in a mobile world Frost Library; BJ1533.Q5 S75 2013

The Confucian Four Books for Women Frost Library; BJ1609 .N813 2018