Philosophy

International Directory of Philosophy

Alternative Titles
IDP
Directory of American Philosophers
International Directory of Philosophy and Philosophers
Description

Online database containing information on university philosophy departments and programs, philosophical societies, associations, research centers and institutes, journals, and philosophy publishers around the world. Successor to two standard print directories published since 1970: Directory of American Philosophers, and International Directory of Philosophy and Philosophers. Includes: names and contact information for 28,000 philosophers; 3,000 university departments & programs; 1,000 philosophy journals; 420 societies & associations; 350 research centers & institutes; and 700 philosophy publishers worldwide.

Type
Directory
Coverage
Current edition. Updated continuously.
Stable URL
http://www.lib.umich.edu/database/link/11209
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Brill E-Books

Alternative Titles
Brill eBooks, Brill Online Books, Brill Electronic Books
Description

E-books pdf form, both monographs as well as series titles, by the Dutch publisher Brill, from 2007, in the following subject areas:

  • Asian Studies (2007-2013)
  • Biblical Studies (2007-present)
  • Ancient Near East (2007- present)
  • Early Christianity (2007-present)
  • Classical Studies (2007-present)
  • European History and Culture (2007-2013)
  • Middle East and Islamic Studies (2007-present)
  • Religious Studies and Theology (2007-2013)
  • Philosophy (2007-2013)
  • Social Sciences (2007-2013)

The database link provides a search engine for the entire corpus. Individual titles will be cataloged in and accessible via Mirlyn.

Note:  Brill revised its subject headings as of 2012, so titles listed under some subject headings may only go back to 2012.  Browsing by Brill's older subject headings can still be done using the older Brill E-Books interface link below.

Type
E-Book(s)
Stable URL
http://www.lib.umich.edu/database/link/11145
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Wiley-Blackwell Compass

Alternative Titles
Blackwell Compass
Geography Compass, History Compass, Language & Linguistics Compass, Literature Compass, Philosophy Compass, Religion Compass, Sociology Compass, Social & Personality Psychology Compass
History Compass Blog, Literature Compass Blog, Philosopher's Eye (blog), Exchanges Forum (Religion Compass blog), Sociology Lens (blog), Social Psychology Eye (blog)
Description

Provides accessible, informative articles that provide overviews of current research in eight different academic subject areas: Geography, History, Language & Linguistics, Literature, Philosophy, Religion, Sociology, and Social & Personality Psychology. Each of the eight Compass journals publishes state-of-the-art, peer-reviewed survey articles from across the entire discipline it covers. Six of the Compass titles also feature a related blog covering their discipline.

Note:  To browse survey articles by topical areas and sub-disciplines, see links under "Special Features" (at lower left of each Compass journal's homepage).

Type
E-Journal(s)
Coverage
Includes all articles from all issues and volumes for all eight Compass journals. 2003 / 2007 - (start date varies by title)
Stable URL
http://www.lib.umich.edu/database/link/11003
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Oxford Handbooks Online

Alternative Titles
OHO
Oxford University Press Handbooks
Description

Fully indexed, cross-searchable database of research review articles from the Oxford Handbooks series published by Oxford University Press. Covers 14 subject areas including archaeology, business & management, classics, economics & finance, history, law, linguistics, literature, music, philosophy, politics, psychology, religion, and criminology. 

Type
E-Book(s)
Handbook
Coverage
Includes all titles from subject areas listed above for 2012-present and select titles from multiple Oxford Handbooks series, published 2004-2012. Also includes selected chapters from forthcoming Oxford Handbooks not yet published in print format.
Stable URL
http://www.lib.umich.edu/database/link/10935
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Wiley Online Library

Alternative Titles
Wiley Interscience, Wiley-Blackwell, WI, WOL, WBOL
Description

Wiley Online Library hosts a multidisciplinary collection of online resources covering life, health and physical sciences, social science, and the humanities. It provides integrated access to over 4 million articles from 1,500 journals, almost 10,000 online books, and hundreds of reference works, laboratory protocols and databases, many of which are purchased by MLibrary and accessible to current students, faculty and staff of the University of Michigan.  Included are the online journals and books previously published by Blackwell Publishing Ltd., which merged with John Wiley & Sons, Inc. in 2007.

Type
E-Book(s)
E-Journal(s)
Subject Gateway
Coverage
Coverage of journals varies by title. Includes books and single-volume reference works published from 2007 to the present.
Stable URL
http://www.lib.umich.edu/database/link/10771
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Cambridge Histories Online

Alternative Titles
CHO
Description

Contains over 300 full-text volumes, in 15 subject areas, published from 1960-2014. Volumes provide authoritative historical essays and bibliographies on topics ranging from the First World War to U.S. Foreign Relations. In addition to world history, this collection also covers the histories of subjects including language and linguistics, music, philosophy, political and social theory, religion, theater and performing arts, and warfare. All chapters may be read online or downloaded as PDFs.

Type
E-Book(s)
Text Collection
Coverage
1960 - 2014
Stable URL
http://www.lib.umich.edu/database/link/10735
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PhilPapers (with U-M Ann Arbor links to full text)

Alternative Titles
MindPapers, Online Papers on Consciousness (OPC)
Online Papers in Philosophy (OPP), EpistemeLinks, PhOnline
Description

A comprehensive index and bibliography of philosophy maintained by the community of philosophers. Using advanced trawling techniques and large scale crowdsourcing, monitors multiple sources of research content in philosophy, including journalsbooksopen access archives, and personal pages maintained by academics. Also hosts the largest open access archive in philosophy.

This institutionally customized version of this free web portal incorporates links to the full text of indexed articles and books available at the University of Michigan, Ann Arbor.

Type
Article Index
Subject Gateway
Stable URL
http://www.lib.umich.edu/database/link/10683
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Springer English/International eBook Collection

Alternative Titles
Springer eBooks, Springer e-Books, Springer Electronic Books
SpringerLink, Springer LINK, SpringerNature, Springer Nature
Springer MyCopy print on demand service, Springer My Copy
Description

Provides online full-text access to over 100,000 books in many subject areas published by Springer, one of the world's largest academic publishers. Includes nearly all books published by Springer in English, French, Italian, Spanish, and Portuguese in different subject areas, as follows:

  • From 2016 to the present:  Both Springer and Palgrave books in 14 subject collections (excludes some collections in the humanities and social sciences).
  • From 2005 to 2015:  All Springer books in all subject collections.
  • Before 2005:  Chemistry and Materials Science books in all languages (including German and Dutch) published from 1893 to 2004; about 25% of books in English on all subjects published from 1996 to 2004; and selected books in English on all subjects published before 1996, under the following imprints: Apress, Birkhauser, Copernicus Books, Humana Press, Physica-Verlag, Plenum US, Springer, Springer-Verlag, Steinkopff, and TELOS.

Includes books from many different book series as well as books published independent of any series. Includes books in German and Dutch only for Chemistry and Materials Science.

Books can be viewed and printed in PDF at no charge. In addition, personal copies of some titles can be purchased for $24.99 each through a service offered by Springer called MyCopy. The MyCopy offer is currently valid for over 20,000 Springer eBooks. Books are new soft cover editions with a color cover and black and white book content.  To be eligible for the MyCopy service, books must be:

  • Fewer than 1,200 pages
  • Single titles (not part of a multi-volume set)
  • Published 2005 or later
  • English language

 

Type
E-Book(s)
Coverage
1893 - present
Stable URL
http://www.lib.umich.edu/database/link/10393
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New Dictionary of the History of Ideas

Alternative Titles
Part of the Gale Virtual Reference Library (GVRL)
New Dictionary of the History of Ideas (GVRL)
NDHI
Description

A survey of the history of Western thought and culture, presented through 700 alphabetically arranged entries exploring the origin, cultural interpretations, and historical themes of such subjects as beauty, love, feminism, diversity, and social capital, among many others. Included as part of the Gale Virtual Reference Library.

Type
Encyclopedia
Coverage
2005 Edition.
Stable URL
http://www.lib.umich.edu/database/link/10345
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