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Philosophy @ Collins Library
Use this guide to find information about Philosophy and conducting research at the University of Puget Sound!
Albrecht Dürer. Allegory of Philosophy, 1502. Image from Artstor.
Philosophy is the study of views concerning nature, metaphysics, ethics, aesthetics, being, knowledge, logic, and all manner of theory. This subject guide for Philosophy aims to introduce you to specific library resources that you will find helpful for your coursework.
The guide provides suggestions for print and online resources that will help you with the following:
- Gain background knowledge
- Find scholarly articles and books
- Identify and work with primary sources
- Correctly cite the sources you use
New Philosophy Titles at Collins Library
Latin American and Latinx Philosophy by
Call Number: B1003 .L38 2020 Print Books
Publication Date: 2020
A beginner's guide to canonical texts in Latin American and Latinx philosophy, providing the non-specialist with necessary historical and philosophical context, and demonstrating their contemporary relevance. Each of the twelve chapters, written by a leading scholar in the field, examines influential texts that are readily available in English and introduces the reader to a period, topic, movement, or school that taken together provide a broad overview of the history, nature, scope, and value of Latin American and Latinx philosophy.
Advances in Experimental Philosophy of Aesthetics by
Call Number: BH39 .A283 2019 University Print Books
Publication Date: 2019
Addressing a wide variety of empirical claims that are of interest to philosophers and psychologists, a team of authors from different disciplines tackle traditional and new problems in aesthetics, including the nature of aesthetic properties and norms, the possibility of aesthetic testimony, the role of emotions and moral judgment in art appreciation, the link between art and language, and the role of intuitions in philosophical aesthetics. Interacting with other disciplines such as moral psychology and linguistics, it demonstrates how philosophical aesthetics can integrate empirical methods and discover new ways of approaching core problems.
The Routledge Handbook of the Computational Mind by
Call Number: Q342 .R68 2019 Print Books
Publication Date: 2019
Comprising thirty-five chapters by an international team of contributors from different disciplines, the Handbook is organized into four parts: History and future prospects of computational approaches; Types of computational approach; Foundations and challenges of computational approaches; Applications to specific parts of psychology. Essential reading for students and researchers in philosophy of mind, philosophy of psychology, and philosophy of science, this handbook will also be of interest to those studying computational models in related subjects such as psychology, neuroscience, and computer science.
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