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The purpose of this guide is to recommend print and electronic resources for conducting research in philosophy in the Library. Click on the links on the left for suggestions about starting your research, getting books and articles, and finding other useful tools for research in philosophy.

Check out our new resource for philosophical investigations: PhilPapers!

Description: PhilPapers is a comprehensive index and bibliography of philosophy maintained by the community of philosophers. We monitor all sources of research content in philosophy, including journals, books, open access archives, and personal pages maintained by academics. We also host the largest open access archive in philosophy.

We also have this valuable resource: Intelex Past Masters: Full-Text Humanities.

Description: Encompasses the largest collection of primary source full-text electronic editions in philosophy in the world. Includes significant collections in the history of political thought and theory, religious studies, education, German studies, sociology, the history and philosophy of science, economics, and classics.

And check out what new books the library is receiving!



For information about Laurentian's Department of Philosophy and the courses it offers, please visit the Department of Philosophy.

More Help

In the library: The Library User Assistance Desk to your immediate left as you enter the library is a good place to start.

By email: Email the librarian responsible for your faculty for a reply during regular working hours.

By telephone: 705-675-4803, or toll free at 1-800-661-1058, ext. 2

By chat: With our "Ask the Library" service. For more information, see About Ask a Librarian.

For Distance Education students: Telephone: 1-800-661-1058, ext. 2 or email:

Librarian for Philosophy

Desmond Maley
Desmond Maley, M.L.S.
Tel: 705-675-1151 ext. 3323
Office Location: 30-246, J.-N. Desmarais Library