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DK Eyewitness Companion: Philosophy
Available to members of Thrall. "Eyewitness Companion: Philosophy covers not only the history of Western thought, but also the traditions of Eastern philosophy and schools of thought from the Indian subcontinent. This companion combines philosophical analysis with historical and biographical information to explain and explore the major issues, theories, and problems at the heart of all philosophies."
New Dictionary of the History of Ideas
Available to members of Thrall. "A six-volume survey of the history of Western thought and culture, presented through 700 alphabetically arranged entries."
Opposing Viewpoints in Context
Available to members of Thrall. Use this to "explore a variety of "pro" (for) and "con" (against) viewpoints on numerous topics" and related philosophies / philosophical arguments.

General Philosophy
Ask Philosophers
"If you have a question that you think is in some way philosophical or relates to philosophy, feel free to ASK A QUESTION. If you are not sure whether your question is appropriate, send it in anyway. If it is a question about which a philosopher might have something useful to say (and which hasn't already been asked), we will post it, usually within a few days. Check back periodically to see whether a philosopher has responded to your query, or supply your e-mail address to be automatically notified when the question receives a response."
"EpistemeLinks includes over 19,000 categorized links to philosophy resources on the Internet and has several additional features."
Famous Philosophers
A History of Ideas
Audio and videos from BBC Radio. "Melvyn Bragg and guests discuss the work of key philosophers and their theories."
History of Philosophy Without Any Gaps
"Peter Adamson, Professor of Philosophy at the LMU in Munich and at King's College London, takes listeners through the history of philosophy, 'without any gaps.' The series looks at the ideas, lives and historical context of the major philosophers as well as the lesser-known figures of the tradition." Navigational note: you can use their website's menu at the top to browse philosophy podcasts by topic/philosopher by clicking Classical, Later Antiquity, and so on.
How Stuff Works: Philosophers
Includes ancient Greek and Roman philosophers.
Topics include: Metaphysics, Epistemology, Ethics, Politics, Esthetics. Notable sections include: The Five Branches of Philsophy, a Concepts Chart, and a Philosophy Dictionary.
The Internet Encyclopedia of Philosophy
A guide to terminology and people of Western philosophy. Includes definitions, timeline and some texts.
An Introduction to Philosophy: An Online Textbook
Chapters include: The Greeks: The Origins of Philosophy in the West, Philosophy of Religion and the Problem of God, Metaphysics, Epistemology, The Mind- Body Problem, Freedom and Determinism, Ethics, Social Philosophy, Political Philosophy, Philosophy of Art and Aesthetics. By Philip A. Pecorino, Ph.D., Professor of Philosophy, Queensborough Community College, CUNY.
Notable Philosophers
From Information Please.
Philosophy Audiobooks Online
Electronic audio editions from LibriVox. Navigational note: click the title of a work for more information and to be able to hear it online (without downloading).
Philosophy Bookshelf
Philosophy eBooks from Project Gutenberg. Includes works by philosophers such as Aristotle, Descartes, Hume, Kant, Nietzsche, Plato, Russell, and others. See also this link for more philosophy subtopics at Gutenberg:
Philosophy for Dummies
Introductory articles on philosophy, philosophers, and philosophical topics. From
Philosophy Pages
"This site offers helpful information for students of the Western philosophical tradition." Sections include: The Dictionary of Philosophical Terms and Names, a History of Western Philosophy, a timeline, major philosophers, elementary principles of logic, and a Study Guide.
Philosophy Study Guides
Information on classic and modern philosophers and their philosophies/philosophical writings. Sections include: Characters (where applicable, as in Plato's dialogues), Summary, Analysis and Themes, Study Questions. From Spark Notes.
Philosophy Terms and Concepts, Biographies
From InfoPlease.
Routledge Encyclopedia of Philosophy Online (REP Online)
Contains "over 2,700 articles" (either free to view or substantially summarized for previewing) said to be "edited for level and consistency by a team of renowned subject experts." You can browse by topic or search.
Stanford Encyclopedia of Philosophy
"From its inception, the SEP was designed so that each entry is maintained and kept up to date by an expert or group of experts in the field. All entries and substantive updates are refereed by the members of a distinguished Editorial Board before they are made public."
TPM Online: The Philosophers' Magazine
"TPM: The Philosophers' Magazine is an independent quarterly, devoted to presenting top-class philosophy in an accessible and entertaining format. The magazine also includes news, essays, reviews, features and regular columnists."
Wireless Philosophy (WiPhi): Open Access Philosophy Videos
"Learn about Philosophy with professors from Yale, MIT, and more! 130+ animated videos. An official Khan Academy Partner. Our mission is to introduce people to the practice of philosophy by making videos that are freely available in a form that is entertaining, interesting and accessible to people with no background in the subject." Tip: you can explore their full list of videos via their Playlists link or Videos link.

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