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Philosophy Subject Guide

Learn about key library resources for studying philosophy

Tips for accessing E-books

It is important to remember when accessing ebooks off-campus that you need to enter your University username and password to ensure that you get full access to all the resources. This proves to the suppliers of these resources that you are entitled to use them. Select the more option from the descriptions in the boxes below to find out how to access the resources.

For more information please see our guide to Ebooks.

Reference works for philosophy

eBook Collections

Historical Texts

  • Search this resource directly, as none of the titles included in this collection are listed in the Library Search service
  • This is a vast collection of early printed books, which have been digitised from originals held in specialist Libraries
  • Many literary texts are included, ranging from Chaucer to Thackeray
  • Complete books can be downloaded as PDF files

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