a guide to library sources,
Welcome! This online course guide has been put together for the Spring 2008 philosophy course
Feminist Epistemology & The Philosophy of Science with Professor Miriam Solomon.
Do a Quick Search below, or try the links to other specialized encyclopedias below.
Routledge Encyclopedia of Philosophy
Try using the quick search box or the sources below.
Search for Articles and Books! Quick Search
Journal Articles, Book Reviews. Most authoritative database for the discipline of philosophy.
A full-text philosophy database containing mostly small, respected philosophy journals.
A vast scholarly full-text archive that covers humanities, social sciences, and life sciences. Use "Advanced Search" to limit your search to specific subject categories.
JSTOR does not cover the most recent five years of a publication. Sociological Abstracts
Look here for sociological coverage of feminism, epistemology, and philosophy of science.
Web of Science
Covers professional and scholarly literature of humanities, social sciences, and sciences.
Some extra databases that might help fill out your research. Especially check out CQ Researcher because of its very nice reports that paints a broad picture of the topic at hand.
Oxford Scholarship Online
"Oxford Scholarship Online is a cross-searchable library containing the full text of important scholarly books from Oxford University Press." Temple U. owns the philosophy, political science, psychology, and religion.
Blackwell Reference Online
A collection of Blackwell's companions, guides, and dictionaries in philosophy and religion. Great for overviews of philosophical and religious issues.
Cambridge Histories Online
Includes Cambridge History of Science, and Cambridge History of Philosophy. Use "Browse" to go to these two publications and then search.
Use the library catalog to search for books on your topic.
Diamond: The Libraries' Catalog Search (Books and More)
Diamond: Library Catalog
Search here for books owned by Temple.
Search here for books from PA libraries if Temple doesn't have or is checked out, requests are received in 3-5 business days.
Search here for books across libraries worldwide. You can request books you find that Temple doesn't have through E-ZBorrow or Interlibrary Loan.
Request books that are not available in the Temple Libraries or from E-ZBorrow. Requests can take many days or weeks to arrive, plan ahead.
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