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Getting Started

About This Guide


Portrait of Socrates. Louvre, marble, Roman artwork (1st century), perhaps a copy of a lost bronze statue made by Lysippos. Photo: Eric Gaba

This guide is meant to help identify materials for basic and advanced research in philosophy. In many sections, the titles listed are only a sample of the types of resources that may be consulted.

Where to begin . . .

The following titles are some of the most useful resources in beginning a philosophy research project. Additional resources and more information about the items on this page are available on the other pages of this guide.

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