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Philosophy: Library Resources

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Provides contextual information and opinions on hundreds of today's hottest social issues. Features continuously updated viewpoint articles, topic overviews, full-text periodicals, primary source documents, and media files.

Academic Search Complete

An extensive, interdisciplinary database offering 8500 full-text periodicals. Coverage includes more than 100 years of full-text, full-image content.

Psychology & Behavioral Sciences Collection

A comprehensive database covering topics in emotional and behavioral characteristics, psychiatry & psychology, mental processes, anthropology, and observational & experimental methods. Offers full text coverage for nearly 400 journals.

Social Science  Journals

A definitive resource, providing full-text access to nearly 600 social sciences journals, covering topics such as urban studies, family studies, and international relations. Coverage extends from 1994 to the present.

Gale's Religion & Philosophy database covers religion and the related areas of philosophy, archaeology, and anthropology from across the globe with nearly 250 full-text journals dating back to 1983.

The Philosopher’s Index with Full Text is the leading full-text database covering all major fields of philosophy and related disciplines. It provides hundreds of full-text philosophy journals from around the world.


Welcome to the Philosophy research guide for Palo Alto College. This guide will help you find books and other materials in the library, magazine and journal articles, and useful information on the web. The "Web Resources" tab contains links to professional societies, blogs, historical information, standards, and construction links. Under "Books & Journals" you'll find a link to the library's catalog, suggested e-Books, subject-appropriate databases, and links to free online journal content.

Some Philosophy Library Books

ISBN: 9789047411383
Publication Date: 2006-11-30

ISBN: 9783110329155
Publication Date: 2013-05-02

ISBN: 9781441100771
Publication Date: 2009-02-19

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Helpful Search Terms

Helpful search terms:

Philosophy    Education Philosophy     Modern Philosophy    

Ethics           Evolutionary Ethics            Logic

Library Streaming Video Collections

Streaming videos from Films on Demand may be accessed through the library's Palomino Search or from the Library Database page under the Streaming Video header.

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