Philosophy & Religion


Online Encyclopedias

The following links will take you to online encyclopedias and reference manuals to help you get started on your research. Here you can find general background information, definitions, and history on philosophy.

Print Encyclopedias

The library also has a number of print encyclopedias that can be found in the Reference section on the second floor of the library. Reference books cannot be checked out of the library but there are scanners available on the second floor that can be used to scan information from these texts into a PDF which you can email to yourself.

Finding Articles

Use databases to find academic articles to continue your research. Below are the most helpful databases for finding relevant articles on philosophy.

Good Starting Journals for Ethics

The following are links to specific academic journals which are published and peer-reviewed by experts in the field. 

Search the entire library catalog here.

Books on ethics are generally located in these call numbers ranges on the fourth floor of the library.

BJ1-1725 Ethics 
BJ1188-1295 Religious ethics
BJ1298-1335 Evolutionary and genetic ethics 
BJ1395 Feminist ethics 
BJ1518-1697 Individual ethics. Character. Virtue. 
BJ1725 Ethics of social groups, classes, etc. Professional ethics

Internet Resources

Online texts, sites, and sources on various ethics topics.