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A guide to Philosophy resources in the collections of Rosemont College's Gertrude Kistler Memorial Library

Welcome to the Philosophy Guide!

This guide will help you in your philosophy courses at Rosemont.

Suggested search terms

  • Axiology
  • Epistemology
  • Ethics
  • Knowledge
  • Metaphysics
  • Name of Philosopher
  • Nature
  • Political philosophy 
  • Truth

Encyclopedias, handbooks, dictionaries and other reference books can be a great place to start your research. They will:

  • Give you the background information you need to start researching unfamiliar concepts
  • Help you to narrow your topic down to a manageable research question
  • Provide fast, reliable sources for definitions, facts, and statistics.

The following featured books are included in the Kistler Library's collection. EBooks will link directly to their source (login may be required).

Follow these links to search additional eBooks online:

Use the following multi-subject and subject-specific databases to search for detailed research articles on your topic. Login required for off-campus access. Click here for the full list of Rosemont's electronic databases.