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Collection Overview - Philosophy: Home

A guide to conducting philosophy research at Miami Dade College (MDC), including faculty resources, information about MDC’s philosophy collection, and links to Web-based resources.

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This research guide focuses on MDC’s philosophy collection. Below you'll find philosophy-related titles and databases; useful research tools and services; and information about our library, including how to access its resources.

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Philosophy is to be studied, not for the sake of any definite answers to its questions since no definite answers can, as a rule, be known to be true, but rather for the sake of the questions themselves . . . .


— B E R T R A N D   R U S S E L L



   PHILOSOPHY COLLECTION HOLDINGS
SUBJECT ITEMS
Philosophy (General) 851
Logic 90
Speculative Philosophy 326
Ethics 456
Aesthetics 16
  Total print holdings* 1,739
SUBJECT ITEMS
Ancient Philosophy 114
Medieval and Renaissance Philosophy 36
Modern Philosophy 469
Logic 133
Speculative Philosophy 275
Ethics 292
   Total eBook holdings* 1,319
SUBJECT ITEMS
Philosophy (General) 481
Logic 8
Speculative Philosophy 25
Ethics 190
   Total film and video holdings* 704
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*Note: These totals are approximate. Item totals were last updated in May 2018.

Philosophy Resources

Visit these websites to access resources pertaining to philosophy:

Research Tips

These resources will help you succeed in any research project:

Google Scholar Search Starter

Click the search button and then add your own search terms. To search for MDC materials off campus, follow these steps: Click the triple-bar (hamburger) button, then select Settings > Library Links > type in "Miami Dade College" > Select > Save.

Digital Magazines

Flipster is a free, digital-magazine service that gives MDC users access to great magazines on any computer or device. Titles with rich, humanities-related content of interest to philosophy students and faculty include Animation Magazine, Art in America, ARTnews, The Atlantic, Bookforum, The New Yorker, Rolling Stone, and Wired.

Library Hours

Monday–Thursday:
7:30 a.m.–9:00 p.m.

Friday:
7:30 a.m.–5:00 p.m.*

Saturday:
8:00 a.m.–1:00 p.m.

Sunday:
Closed

*On Fridays, the West Campus library is open 8:00 a.m.–4:30 p.m. and EEC is open 7:30 a.m.–4:30 p.m.

Ask a Librarian

Text, email, or start a chat with the Ask a Librarian service between 10:00 a.m. and 12:00 p.m. Sunday through Thursday, and between 10:00 a.m. and 5:00 p.m. Friday and Saturday.

This LibGuide was designed and created and is maintained by Michael Moore. User suggestions and comments are welcome.

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