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Professional Organization Websites
American Catholic Philosophical Association (ACPA) Cultivating the Catholic philosophical heritage, the ACPA relies upon classical sources in order to analyze major philosophers of all eras and to respond to contemporary philosophical issues.
American Philosophical Association (APA) As the major professional organization for philosophers in the United States, the mission of the APA is to promote the exchange of ideas among philosophers, to encourage creative and scholarly activity in philosophy, to facilitate the professional work and teaching of philosophers, and to represent philosophy as a discipline.
The Canadian Philosophical Association (CPA-ACP) Made up principally of teachers and students of philosophy, the “resolutely bilingual” ACP-PCA is devoted to professional philosophical activity in Canada.
The Society for Women in Philosophy (SWIP) SWIP was started in 1972 to advance and encourage women in philosophy. This site includes links to articles, reading lists, Feminist Theory resources, a Feminist Philosophy blog and more.
Introduction to Subject Guides
Subject guides assist students who are completing research for an assignment in their major, or an elective or required course. Students can easily find journal articles (online databases), encyclopedias and dictionaries, information for professional development and other discipline specific statistics. If you need more information, please see a Reference Librarian at the 1st Floor Research Desk, email email@example.com or telephone 716-829-7747.
A Dictionary of Philosophy, Macmillan – Credo Reference
Dictionary of World Philosophy – Credo Reference
Dictionary of Existentialism – Credo Reference
Great Thinkers A-Z – Library Reference
One Hundred Twentieth-Century Philosophers – Library Reference
Philosophical Dictionary – Library Reference
The Concise Encyclopedia of Western Philosophy – Library Circulating
Concise Routledge Encyclopedia of Philosophy – Library Reference
The Edinburgh Encyclopedia of Continental Philosophy – Credo Reference
Encyclopedia of Classical Philosophy – Credo Reference
The Encyclopedia of Philosophy – Library Reference
Great Thinkers of the Western World: The Major Ideas and Classic Works of More Than 100 Outstanding Western Philosophers, Physical and Social Scientists, Psychologists, Religious Writers, and Theologians – Library Circulating
Philosophy of Meaning, Knowledge and Value in the Twentieth Century – Library Reference
Stanford Encyclopedia of Philosophy Maintained by Stanford University, each entry in this resource is maintained and kept up to date by experts in the field. All content maintains academic standards while evolving and adapting in response to new research, and every entry contains a link to its complete archival history, identifying the fixed edition for proper citation purposes.
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