Valuable Online Resources for Students of Philosophy

Title: Valuable Online Resources for Students of Philosophy

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Valuable Online Resources for Students of Philosophy

Need help researching? Stuck on a difficult text? Studying for an exam?

This list of academic tips, online dictionaries, encyclopedias, timelines, forums, and resource centers will help you find what you are looking for. Also included are links to primary and secondary texts on Western and Eastern Philosophies. So get thinking!

Academic Tips

  • Guide to the Study of Philosophy includes tips for reading philosophy texts on and off the internet, a guide to philosophical dialogue on the internet, and advice for writing research papers.
  • Guide to Writing offers tips on source materials, standards of evidence, footnotes, and what to avoid when writing an essay for a philosophy class. Be sure to look at the sample undergraduate philosophy paper at the bottom of the site.
  • How to Read a Philosophy Paper is written by a professor at Thompson Rivers University. This web page is a three-part text which encompasses reading, planning, and writing a philosophy paper.
  • Taking Notes on Philosophical Texts is a great source for students who need helping doing the reading for a philosophy course. Tips from a professor at Earlham College provide ideas for taking notes on difficult texts.

Dictionaries, Encyclopedias, and Timelines

  • Guide to the Study of Philosophy includes tips for reading philosophy texts on and off the internet, a guide to philosophical dialogue on the internet, and advice for writing research papers.
  • Guide to Writing offers tips on source materials, standards of evidence, footnotes, and what to avoid when writing an essay for a philosophy class. Be sure to look at the sample undergraduate philosophy paper at the bottom of the site.
  • How to Read a Philosophy Paper is written by a professor at Thompson Rivers University. This web page is a three-part text which encompasses reading, planning, and writing a philosophy paper.
  • Taking Notes on Philosophical Texts is a great source for students who need helping doing the reading for a philosophy course. Tips from a professor at Earlham College provide ideas for taking notes on difficult texts.
  • Internet Encyclopedia of Philosophy is a peer-reviewed academic resource founded in 1995 as a non-profit company dedicated to improving public scholarly information. The site is clean and easy to read as well as academically detailed.
  • Ismbook is a dictionary of “ism”s. Students may search for definitions of concepts such as Aristotelianism, Buddhism, consequentialism, deism, and Manicheism. Definitions also include the origins of terms.
  • Meta-Encyclopedia compiles entries from seven different online encyclopedias to give users philosophy definitions from several sources at once. This site is edited by Andrew Chrucky from Fordham University.
  • Radical Academy Glossary offers one-sentence definitions of hundreds of philosophical terms as defined by the “commonsense philosophical realism of Aristotle or Aquinas.”….
  • read lots more online ………
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