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Philosophy Research Guide: Start your Research

Studying Philosophy at Mount Holyoke College

Philosophy is a discipline that encourages the examination of life in all its dimensions. Our fundamental assumptions about right and wrong, beauty, truth, the mind, language, and meaning are exposed to careful scrutiny in philosophy classes. We encourage you, as a student of philosophy, not only to strive to understand what philosophers have written, but also to be a philosopher yourself - thinking with depth and clarity about issues that are fundamental to the human condition. Whether taking a course on philosophy of film, ethics, feminist philosophy, logic, or philosophy of science, philosophy will leave you seeing the world anew.


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Looking only for books at the library? Search the 5 College library catalog.

Supersearch is good for searching all the materials in the library. After you start your research you may want to peruse the books or articles tabs in this research guide to help facilitate in-depth topical research. You can request books from other 5 College Libraries using Interlibrary Loan

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