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Philosophy: Getting Started


This guide is designed to help you locate resources about the topic of philosophy. Use the tabs across the top to get information about different resources you can utilize.  As always, if you have questions, please contact a Librarian. We're here to help!

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Electronic Reference Resources

Print Reference Resources

A great place to start your research is in Reference Books. These are kept on the 3rd floor of the SMSU McFarland Library and are for in-house use only.  A Reference Librarian is available to assist you during most hours the library is open.

  • Encyclopedia of Philosophy 
    Location: REF B51 .E53 2006 v.1-10
  • The Oxford Companion to Philosophy 
    Location: REF B51 .O94 2005