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Philosophy Resources

eBook Collections

Visit the eBook Collections page for links to thousands of ebooks from several ebook providers.  RPCC ebooks are available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. Students will be prompted to login with their Library User ID or Alt. ID, and PIN to access these ebooks from off-campus.

Suggested Databases

Academic Search Complete: Articles from 5,500+ journals and other sources, multiple subject areas.

Gale In Context: Biography: Biographies, magazine articles, images, and website links for more than 900,000 people.

Films On Demand: Academic and Archival Films across all disciplines & Newsreels Collections.

Gale Ebooks: Reference sources for just about any research topic.

History Reference Center: Reference books, history magazines, historical documents, etc.

JSTOR: The Scholarly Archive: articles from scholarly journals in the arts & sciences, humanities, business, etc.

Oxford Reference: Full-text general and subject-specific reference sources.

Religion and Philosophy Collection: Covers over 300 journals on religious history, theology, and philosophy.


Suggested Internet Resources

  • Internet Encyclopedia of Philosophy; “a Peer-Reviewed Academic Resource,” this site, hosted by the Philosophy Dept. at Univ. of Tennessee at Martin, offers different search options to access its original articles.
  • EthicsUpdates:seeks to provide a wide array of resources for the thoughtful and informed discussion of difficult moral issues.
  • Stanford Encyclopedia of Philosophy, hosted at Stanford University, this site offers a peer-reviewed reference source.

Special Topics: Films on Demand

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Print Resources on the Shelves in the RPCC Library on the Gonzales Campus

Selected Journals, Magazines, and Newspapers (Print Edition)

Browse the Print Books, DVDs, and Other Shelved Resources by Call Number

  • B 1 to B 5802 – Philosophy (General).
    • B 69 to B99 – General works.
    • B 108 to B 5802 – By period, including philosophers and schools of philosophy.
    • B 5800 to B 5802 – Modern. By religion.
  • BC 1 to BC 199 – Logic.
  • BD – Speculative philosophy.
    • BD 95 – Metaphysics
    • BD 143 to BD 237 – Epistemology.
  • BJ 1 to BJ 2836 – Ethics.
    • BJ 71 to BJ 1185 – History, including individual ethical philosophers.
    • BJ 1188 to BJ 1295 – Religious ethics.
    • BJ 1518 to BJ 1697 – Individual ethics. Character. Virtue.
  • BL 51 to BL 65 – Philosophy of religion.