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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.

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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."
General Philosophy
A free and open online course from Oxford University. Includes videos and related downloads. "These lectures aim to provide a thorough introduction to many philosophical topics and to get students and others interested in thinking about key areas of philosophy. Taking a chronological view of the history of philosophy, each lecture is split into 3 or 4 sections which outline a particular philosophical problem and how different philosophers have attempted to resolve the issue. Individuals interested in the 'big' questions about life such as how we perceive the world, who we are in the world and whether we are free to act will find this series informative, comprehensive and accessible." Course topics/sections include: Early Modern Philosophy, Science from Aristotle to Galileo, Galileo to Descartes, Thomas Hobbes, Robert Boyle and Isaac Newton, John Locke, Nicolas Malebranche and George Berkeley, David Hume, Kant and Modern Science, Scepticism about the External World, Cartesian Dualism, The Mind-Body Problem, Introduction to Knowledge, The Traditional Analysis of Knowledge, Scepticism, Externalism and the Ethics of Belief, Primary and Secondary Qualities, Problems with Resemblance, Abstraction and Idealism, Making Sense of Perception, Free Will, Determinism and Choice, Different Concepts of Freedom, Liberty and Necessity, Making Sense of Free Will and Moral Responsibility, Personal Identity, Persons, Humans and Brains. Also available via YouTube.
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.
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.
Notable Philosophers
From Information Please.

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Philosophers - Biographies
Philosophy Terms and Concepts
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.
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
"The Stanford Encyclopedia of Philosophy organizes scholars from around the world in philosophy and related disciplines to create and maintain an up-to-date reference work."
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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