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Psychoanalytic Studies


Background Information

This guide was designed to help students get started with research on psychoanalytic topics.

About this page

The reference books listed on this page are an excellent place to get started with your research. They are good resources for basic background information and general facts on your topic.

Psychology Resources

Philosophy Resources

  • Routledge Encyclopedia of Philosophy (BC community only)
    The web version of a comprehensive multi-volume standard reference work, the resource updates an earlier standard, the Encyclopedia of Philosophy (O’Neill Reference & Stacks B41 .E5 1972).  However, the earlier Encyclopedia of Philosophy can still provide useful information.
  • Stanford Encyclopedia of Philosophy
    A free web version designed to be a dynamic resource with new and revised articles being added all the time. From its inception, the SEP was designed so that each entry is maintained and kept up to date by an expert or group of experts in the field. All entries and substantive updates are refereed by the members of a distinguished Editorial Board before they are made public.
  • Routledge Critical Assessments
    A publication series of multi-volume sets on individual philosophers.  Examples include Nietzsche and Heidegger.  The various sets can be located by using Holmes and doing an Advanced Search in the title field with the exact phrase "routledge critical assessments."
  • The History of Continental Philosophy, 8 volumes, University of Chicago Presss, 2010.  This resource traces the evolution of continental philosophy's major figures and movements from Kant to contemporary thought.  O’Neill Stacks B791 .H57 2010.

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