Looking for information on something in philosophy? The following are some resources I’m working on putting together. They are mostly for my own reference, but feel free to take a look. (All links are to open access material that does not require institutional access.)
- Phil. Pages Philosophy Dictionary – search for philosophy vocabulary/lingo.
- Runes Dictionary of Philosophy – older (1942), Dagobert D. Runes (ed.).
- Internet Encycolopedia of Philosophy (IEP) – free encyclopedia of philosophy available online.
- Stanford Encyclopedia of Philosophy (SEP) – free encyclopedia of philosophy available online.
- Routledge Encyclopedia of Philosophy (REP) – requires access via a subscription, but a great resource with generally shorter articles.
- Wikipedia Philosophy Portal – anyone can edit it, so quality is sparse; beware!
- How to Study – by William J. Rapaport.
- Harvard’s Brief Guide to Writing the Philosophy Paper – short and useful.
- Guidelines on Reading Philosophy – helpful study tips by Jim Pryor.
- How to Construct an Essay – guidelines for writing an essay/paper in the humanities/social sciences.
- Writing in Philosophy – how to write essays/papers in the discipline of philosophy.
- Philosophy Basics – basic concepts, such as arguments, validity, and soundness.
- Philosophical Terms and Methods – by Jim Pryor.
- Glossary of First-Order Logic – by Peter Suber.
Greek & Latin
- Greek – letters and symbols often used in philosophy.
- Latin Phrases – a list of Latin words and phrases, which are often used in philosophy.
- Philosophy Links – a collection of external links by category (incl. research, grad school, job market, fun/humor).
- Grading Rubric for Paper Assignments (PDF) – how I grade essay assignments; might be helpful.