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Resource Guide:
Reason and the Self

Websites and Digital Archives

The following websites are librarian-evaluated to provide trustworthy information for your topic. They include digitized collections connected to your topic.

Subject Headings

Subject headings are selected terms to represent a topic. Searching subject headings in the library catalog will bring the most complete list of results. Below are some example subject headings. More subject headings can be located in the red books at the reference desk.

  • Philosophers, Ancient
  • Philosophers--Rome--Biography.
  • Philosophers -- Greece
  • Aristotle
  • Kant, Immanuel, 1724-1804.
  • Platonists
  • Descartes, René, 1596-1650.
  • Russell, Bertrand, 1872-1970.
  • Epicurus.
  • Existentialism

Research Databases

Online Journals

The following journals supply articles to the library’s databases. You can see if a specific journal supplies articles to our databases by searching the journal title on the library journal page.

  • Journal of Philosophy
  • Philosophy and Rhetoric
  • Philosophy East & West
  • Medieval philosophy and Theology
  • History and Philosophy of Logic
  • Kant Studies Online
  • The Internet Journal of the International Plato Society

Print Materials at the Von Canon Library

Below are some selected materials in the library with their shelving locations. Browsing in the listed areas of the library will help you find more materials for your topic.

Title Call Number
Logic and philosophy : a modern introductionBC 108 .H27 2010
Western philosophy : an illustrated guideBC 21 .W434 2004
Politeia in Greek and Roman philosophyJC 71 .P6 P64 2013
Aristotle : his life and school B 481 .N3813 2013
Answers for Aristotle : how science and philosophy can lead us to a more meaningful lifeBD 435 .P525 2012
The Cambridge companion to AugustineB 655 .Z7 C35 2001
The quest for the good life : ancient philosophers on happinessB 187 .H3 Q47 2015
A free will : origins of the notion in ancient thoughtB 187 .F7 F74 2011
Kant's modal metaphysicsB 2799 .M5 S72 2016
Immanuel Kant : observations on the feeling of the beautiful and sublime and other writings B 2758 .F75 2011
Descartes' deontological turn : reason, will, and virtue in the later writings B 1878 .W5 N33 2010
Epicurus and the Epicurean tradition B 512 .E66 2011
Epicurus on freedomB 573 .O34 2005
The Cambridge companion to virtue ethicsBJ 1521 .C17 2013
The philosophy of David Hume : a critical study of its origins and central doctrinesB 1498 .S5 2005
Knowing what to do : imagination, virtue, and Platonism in ethicsBJ 1012 .C45465 2014
. Plato and the divided selfB 398 .S7 P53 2012