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PhilPapers is a comprehensive index of the research literature in philosophy, including an open access archive and the largest structured bibliography in the field.
Philosophy Documentation Center
A full-text database of small well-respected philosophy journals.
Over 200 full text journal titles covering the fields of literature and criticism, history, the visual and performing arts, cultural studies, education, political science, gender studies, economics, and many others.
Vast multidisciplinary e-journal collection. Especially valuable for older research; articles in the newest issues of a given journal are not always available.
Philosopher's Index (Print)
A subject index covering "all major philosophy journals in English, French, German, Spanish, and Italian . . . . along with selected journals in other languages and related interdisciplinary publications.
Browse Core Philosophy Journals
Moral, political, and legal philosophy from a variety of intellectual perspectives, including social and political theory, law, and economics.
1938-present in various online products.
Journal of Philosophy
Articles on metaphysics, epistemology, philosophy of mind, philosophy of language, philosophical logic, social and political philosophy, ethics, action theory, and esthetics.
1921-present in various online products.
Journal of the History of Philosophy
Publishes articles, notes, discussions, and reviews about the history of Western philosophy.
1963-present in various online products.
Articles on epistemology, metaphysics, philosophy of language, philosophy of logic, and philosophy of mind.
1876-present in various online products.
The title is the ancient Greek word for mind, Noûs is one of the premier philosophy journals.
1967-2005 in various online products.
Limited to papers in analytic philosophy.
1950-present in various online products.
Philosophy & Public Affairs
Discussions of substantive legal, social, and political problems, as well as the more abstract questions to which these discussions give rise.
1971-present in various online products.
A journal of peer-reviewed survey articles from across the discipline.
2006-present in Wiley Online Library.
Philosophy of Science
Essays, discussion articles and book reviews in the general area of philosophy of science.
1934-present in various online packages.
All Philosophy Journals at UNC
A comprehensive list of UNC's holdings.
These specialized reference works provide definitions of concepts and methods. Such works can help you select a topic for research, define and structure your topic, or place your topic in historical perspective. Some of these sources may also include a bibliography listing more books and articles pertinent to your subject.
Allows you to import references from text files or online sources. You can use these references in writing and formatting papers and bibliographies in a variety of styles (e.g., APA, MLA, Turabian, Chicago).
Browse the Michener Stacks
Browse the Book Stacks
Often looking through the shelves can turn up works that would not have been found any other way. Using the Library of Congress subject system, Philosophy is generally shelved in the B call number area with other related fields in BC-BJ. The Library of Congress provides a detailed online list of the subclasses in these areas so you can see how this is organized. Traditional philosophy and related topics can be found primarily in the following call number areas:
B -- General Philosophy, including history
BC--Logic, formal and informal
BD--Metaphysics and epistemology
BF--Philosophy of mind (known as psychology)