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Philosophy and Classical Languages

Online Dictionaries and Encyclopedias


Philosophers: Alphabetical Index

Excellent source for trustworthy information about philosophers. Contains links to both primary and secondary sources. Maintained by Peter J. King of Oxford University.

  • Especially useful for research topics focused on one person (e.g. Descartes, Kant, Wittgenstein).
  • Note: This site contains links to Wikipedia. Be careful when using Wikipedia; it's a good place to find ideas or search terms, but you shouldn't cite it in your paper.

Philosophy Pages

Excellent source for exam review or for finding paper topics. Contains, among other things, a survey & timeline of Western philosophy, a complete overview of the principles of logic, and the Dictionary of Philosophical Terms and Names described above. Maintained by philosopher Garth Kemerling.