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Philosophy Research Guide

A guide to research sources related to philosophy in the Jessie C. Eury Library.


This research guide focuses on philosophy resources to support philosophy majors at Lincoln Christian University.  Students may also find the following guides useful in their studies as well.

Why Use Background Information?

Background information:

  • Shows how a topic fits into a broader subject or discipline
  • Helps you to know if there is enough or too much information on a topic
  • Provides access to the specific vocabulary which serves as keywords for searching
  • Often contains bibliographies which point to key resources and experts to consult

Philosophy Reference

Philosophy of Religion Reference

Website Evaluation

Web-based Reference Sources

The following well-regarded websites are set up like encyclopedias or dictionaries and are useful tools when you are far away from the library.