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This guide provides resources that are specific to doing research in Philosophy


This guide includes key recommended resources for doing research in Philosophy. Use the tabs on the left-hand side to navigate pages of this guide.

The resources include reference sources such as specialized encyclopedias and dictionaries; links to essential databases for finding sources; information about how to search for a variety of sources (books, articles, journals, theses, and multimedia); and citation/style guidance.

If at any point you have questions or recommendations for this guide, please do not hesitate to contact me!

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Humanities Librarian

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Paizha Stoothoff
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California State University, Los Angeles
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Los Angeles, CA 90032-8300