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The IU Bloomington Libraries' Philosophy collection supports research and teaching in all branches of philosophy.


Welcome to the Recommended Resources for Philosophy page, we're glad you're here. This guide offers numerous resources for students, researchers, educators, and scholars at any stage of their career and research process. If you need assistance navigating this guide or require additional resources, email your Philosophy subject librarian, nicholae cline.

In this guide, you can find:

  • Information about accessing our collections
    • Relevant call numbers, subject headings, and keywords
    • E-book accessibility information
  • Foundational texts in Philosophy
    • Example syllabi for these fields
    • Readers/textbooks
  • Reference sources including bibliographies, encyclopedias, and handbooks
  • Relevant databases
  • Academic journals, newspapers, zines, and periodicals
  • Primary sources, archival collections, museums, libraries, and organizations in Bloomington and beyond

For additional resources, explore our related LibGuides: