Encyclopedias and other reference resources are excellent places to start your research! The articles are typically longer and more detailed than those found in general encyclopedias. These resources can help you with:
The resources listed on this page are of particular value to Philosophy students, as definitions and overviews found in general works may not always fit the philosophical meaning or lens.
The Stanford Encyclopedia of Philosophy is a dynamic, online scholarly encyclopedia in which entries are kept up to date by an expert or groups of experts in the field.
Pay close attention to the very helpful bibliographies at the end of each entry for further exploration! Consulting a bibliography is an efficient way to make sure you know who the scholars are who've been working on this topic.
The following entries will be useful starting points for your research in PHIL 285: