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Encyclopedias and Dictionaries

  • Meta-Encyclopedia of Philosophy
    Compare topics through five active online encyclopedias and dictionaries

  • Stanford Encyclopedia of Philosophy (SEP)
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  • Babylon 10: Philosophy-Dictionary
    Enter a topic or a philosopher for a brief description and definition.

  • A Dictionary of Philosophical Terms and Names
    A concise guide to technical terms and personal names encountered in the study of philosophy by Garth Kemerling.

  • Dictionary of Philosophy (Ancient - Medieval - Modern)
    Edited by Dagobert D. Runes, a 1942 compilation with clear, concise definitions and descriptions of philosophical terms, with very brief biographical sketches of philosophers.

  • Goodreads: Quotes about Philosophy
    Quotations from homespun philosophers, such as Mark Twain, and quotes from 'real' philosophers, such as Friedrich Nietzsche. Here is a sample from Nietzsche: It is hard enough to remember my opinions, without also remembering my reasons for them! And another quote I'm always using: That which does not kill us makes us stronger. When you click on the portrait icon, you link to a short biography, bibliography, quotes within this site, and topics mentioning the author.

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