Philosophy

eBook Collection (EBSCOhost)

Alternative Titles
EBSCO e-Books, NetLibrary, Net Library
Description

A collection of over 28,000 electronic books on all topics, mostly published between 1990 and 2005 (though some titles were published as long ago as 1913 and a few were published as recently as 2010).  Includes 800+ electronic editions of computer manuals, reference books, and other books placed on course reserve at the U-M Ann Arbor University Library.  Permits reading of book cover-to-cover online, browsing books by topic, searching within and across books, and printing of up to 60 pages of a book at a time.  Books can be downloaded using the free Adobe Digital Editions software to devices supporting Adobe ebook DRM, including iPad, iPhone, Soney eReader, and Nook. These books were formerly available through the NetLibrary interface.

Type
E-Book(s)
Coverage
Full text of assorted books published since 1913. (Mostly published 1990-2005.)
Stable URL
http://www.lib.umich.edu/database/link/9035
Access
Authorized UM users (+ guests in UM Libraries)Authorized UM users (+ guests in UM Libraries)
Subjects

Routledge Encyclopedia of Philosophy

Alternative Titles
REP
Description

The Routledge Encyclopedia of Philosophy is a comprehensive reference resource covering the philosophical canon and philosophy from all continents and all periods. It contains 2,053 entries (from 500 to 19,000 words in length) contributed by 1,264 leading experts in 36 countries.

Type
Encyclopedia
Coverage
First edition of 1998.
Stable URL
http://www.lib.umich.edu/database/link/8987
Access
Authorized UM users (+ guests in UM Libraries)Authorized UM users (+ guests in UM Libraries)
Subjects

Past Masters (InteLex version)

Description

Full-text editions primarily in the field of philosophy, but also included are history of science, economics, literature, political science, religion, and sociology. Original language texts are available in Danish, Dutch, English, French, German, and Latin, as well as in English translation. Among the authors included are Aquinas, Aristotle, Austen, Austin, Ayer, Bentham, Berkeley, Davidson, Descartes, Dewey, Dickens, Eliot, Engels, Fichte, Hegel, Hobbes, Hume, Kant, Kierkegaard, Leibniz, Locke, Machiavelli, Marx, Mill, Nietzsche, Peirce, Plato, Santayana, Schopenhauer, Sidgwick, Spinoza, Stith Thompson, Wittgenstein, Wollstonecraft, and Yeats.

Type
Text Collection
Coverage
500 B.C. - 1950 A.D.
Stable URL
http://www.lib.umich.edu/database/link/8949
Access
Authorized UM users (+ guests in UM Libraries)Authorized UM users (+ guests in UM Libraries)
Subjects

Oxford Reference Online

Alternative Titles
ORO
Description

Fully indexed, cross-searchable database of about 100 dictionary, language reference, and subject reference works published by Oxford University Press. Includes subject reference works in the humanities, social sciences, and science.

Type
Encyclopedia
Coverage
Includes latest editions of reference works published in recent years.
Stable URL
http://www.lib.umich.edu/database/link/8863
Access
Authorized UM users (+ guests in UM Libraries)Authorized UM users (+ guests in UM Libraries)
Subjects

Past Masters (DLPS version)

Alternative Titles
Past Masters (InteLex version)
Description

Includes over 100 texts by major philosophers and political thinkers from ancient Greece to the 19th century--Plato, Aristotle, Descartes, Leibniz, Spinoza, many 18th and 19th century English philosophers (Hobbes, Locke, Hume, Mill, et. al.), and others.

NOTE: this is an older version of Past Masters which does not contain new, added content. Please see the InteLex version for our complete holdings of electronic texts from Past Masters.

Type
Text Collection
Coverage
500 B.C. - 1900 A.D.
Stable URL
http://www.lib.umich.edu/database/link/8711
Access
Authorized UM users (+ guests in UM Libraries)Authorized UM users (+ guests in UM Libraries)
Subjects

Stanford Encyclopedia of Philosophy

Alternative Titles
SEP
Description

A refereed, open access encyclopedia with in-depth articles on a random array of several hundred philosophical topics, most with a Western and analytic perspective.  A partially complete work-in-progress, with articles added as contributors finish them, and many topics not yet covered.

Type
Encyclopedia
Coverage
Latest quarterly edition.
Stable URL
http://www.lib.umich.edu/database/link/8615
Access
Open access for all usersOpen access for all users
Subjects

Contemporary Philosophy of Mind: An Annotated Bibliography

Description
A bibliography of recent work in the philosophy of mind, philosophy of cognitive science, philosophy of artificial intelligence, and on consciousness in the sciences.
Type
Article Index
Coverage
Covers mostly "papers and books from the last few decades, with density of coverage increasing with proximity to the present."
Stable URL
http://www.lib.umich.edu/database/link/8619
Access
Open access for all usersOpen access for all users
Subjects

Philosophy Documentation Center Collection

Alternative Titles
Philosophy Online, POIESIS: Philosophy Serials Online
Philosophy Documentation Center's E-Collection, PDCC, PDCEC, PDC eCollection
Description

Provides full text searching across current, recent, and back issues of over 139 journals, book series, conference proceedings, and other publications in applied ethics, philosophy, religious studies, and related disciplines. Complete full text of articles is viewable online for the 46 of them subscribed to by U-M, including The Journal of Philosophy, The Monist, The Philosophical Review, Philosophy & Phenomenological Research, and The Review of Metaphysics. (Provides citations and abstracts only for articles from the remaining 93 titles.)

Type
E-Journal(s)
Coverage
1927 - (Varies by title)
Stable URL
http://www.lib.umich.edu/database/link/8611
Access
Authorized UM users (+ guests in UM Libraries)Authorized UM users (+ guests in UM Libraries)
Subjects

Voltaire électronique

Alternative Titles
Voltaire electronique
Description

The Voltaire électronique database is a collection of electronic documents each containing an individual work by Voltaire. The documents are grouped together in volumes. The volume structure corresponds to the structure set out in the Oxford Edition Provisional Table of Contents. The database includes all the material within these works with the exception of the editorial material in non-Oxford editions and in those Oxford editions which are in the process of being re-edited (volumes 2, 7, 48, 53-55, 59, and 81-82). Authorial notes, prefaces, dedications, commendations and other secondary matter are featured.

Type
Text Collection
Stable URL
http://www.lib.umich.edu/database/link/8613
Access
Authorized UM users (+ guests in UM Libraries)Authorized UM users (+ guests in UM Libraries)
Subjects

CogNet

Alternative Titles
MIT CogNet
CogNet: the brain sciences connection
Description
The CogNet Library is a growing, searchable collection of books, journals, reference works, OpenCourseWare links and conference materials. Content and resources are provided by The MIT Press and other publishers, professional associations, institutions, and individuals who are willing to share public access to online work.
Type
Article Index
Coverage
Varies by title
Stable URL
http://www.lib.umich.edu/database/link/8605
Access
Authorized UM users (+ guests in UM Libraries)Authorized UM users (+ guests in UM Libraries)
Subjects

Pages

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