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A guide to finding reference and research materials in philosophy for undergraduate and graduate students

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Philosophy can be defined as the study of the fundamental nature of knowledge, reality, and existence. Philosophy has a long history. The traditional branches of philosophy are metaphysics, epistemology, logic, aesthetics, and ethics. In the 20th Century, the philosophical foundations of science and linguistic analysis occupied the work many Anglo-American philosophers; whereas in Europe, critical theory and post-modernist interpretations of philosophical problems emerged. The following is a select list of reference and research materials in philosophy that are aimed at both undergraduate and graduate study.

USC Head, Hoose Library of Philosophy

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Melissa Miller
Dr. Melissa L. Miller
Head, Hoose Library of Philosophy / Humanities Librarian
Subject Specialist for: Philosophy, Religion, Anthropology, History of Science and Technology, Linguistics, and Comparative Literature

Office hours: By appointment

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For inquiries regarding this Research LibGuide please contact Dr. Melissa Miller via email,

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