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* Philosophy: Free ebook options

This subject guide provides reliable resources pertaining to the study of philosophy.

Free books from New York Public Library

Did you know that the New York Public Library offers online access to books from a range of scholarly presses?  If you need remote access to a book that is not available electronically through University of Rochester's libraries, try checking out some of the options below.

You will need to sign up for a free New York Public Library Card by following these steps...

Anyone who lives or attends school in New York State can apply for a library card for free. Start by filling out this form:

After you apply online, e-mail your valid identification (e.g. New York State license or College photo ID and housing agreement) to to get free online access to materials. For a complete list of valid forms of identification, visit

Once you have signed up for a New York Public Library Card, check out...