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Philosopher Web Page Assignment link
Stanford Encyclopedia of Philosophy This link opens in a new window
Begin your research here. Encyclopedia essays on both topics and philosophers, and extensive bibliographies for each entry.
The public search interface for all University or Rochester Libraries. It is a discovery layer rather than a single catalog, see What is a discovery layer?
for more info.
Website dedicated to exploring the work of the Early Modern Women Philosophers Mary Astell, Lady Masham, Margaret Cavendish and Anne Conway, and Émilie Du Châtelet.
New Narratives in Philosophy
A website dedicated to retrieving philosophical works of women and individuals from other marginalized groups and sustaining the presence of these figures in the history of philosophy.
Best practices for citing on Web pages
1. Keep good track of your sources. Zotero is a great reference manager (you can get set up here), but you can also make a simple spreadsheet, like this example.
2. Citation is important, a webpage is still an academic piece of writing. Chicago and MLA are typically used for writing philosophy. For easy to use guidelines: Chicago Manual of Style Online, or MLA Style Guide from the University of Wisconsin.
Worried about plaigiarism? This site answers questions about paraphrasing, quoting, and good writing practices.
Writing, Speaking, and Argument Program
Improve your writing (or ease your fears), by visiting witht he amazing consultants at the Writing, Speaking and Argument program. Appointments via Zooom.
If UR doesn't have the article or book you need, Interlibrary Loan (ILL) is a service that will deliver a copy to you. PDFs of articles usually arrive in two days or less! Just go to the ILL page: https://illiad.lib.rochester.edu/
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