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Philosophy of Education: Home

This guide highlights some catalogs, databases, indexes, and web sites useful for research in Philosophy of Education.

Finding Books

It's a good idea to start by searching for relevant books on Philosophy of Education. Begin with:

a) Holmes

Holmes is the Boston College Libraries online discovery tool . Try some Keyword(s) in Subject searches. For example, enter the following search terms in the search box below: 

Education AND Philosophy

Education AND "United States" AND Philosophy

 Search Holmes by Keyword(s) in Subject

Go to Holmes Advanced Search for more search options.


b) Worldcat

This is a vast catalog of books and many other types of resources in thousands of libraries worldwide. When you locate a work not available at BC that you'd like to access, click on the FIND IT/Inter Library Loan option.


c) Potentially useful for finding books on aspects of philosophy and philosophy on education is John R. Shook's A Guide to Philosophy in the Library of Congress Classification.

Subject Guide

Brendan Rapple
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