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Philosophy: Home

Guide to Philosophy Resources at SSHL

Library services during COVID-19

For the safety and wellbeing of our community, Geisel Library and the Biomedical Library Building are closed effective Monday, March 16, 2020 until further notice. Learn more about services available at the Library during the COVID-19 response.

General Library Info

Remote Access

Some of the resources listed on this guide have been licensed by the UC San Diego Library. Off-campus access, as well as on-campus wifi access, is restricted to UC San Diego students, faculty and staff. Follow the links below to enable access on campus using your laptop, or off-campus access using VPN.

Off-Campus Access to Journals, Ebooks, and Databases:  Use AnyConnect VPN.

COVID-19: Library Services Available

Key Resources

Resources with a blue lock mean that you need to have your off-campus computer configured for access.

Contact Info

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Michael Smith
9500 Gilman Drive #0175R
La Jolla, CA 92093-0175

Collection Profile

Our collections are tailored to meet the current and ongoing research and instructional needs of faculty and students in the Department of Philosophy. These areas include the history of philosophy, philosophy of science, ethics, metaphysics and epistemology, with particular emphasis on the Greek and Classical traditions, the Early Modern period, German idealism and theory, and the Nineteenth and Twentieth Centuries. Our collections are also quite interdisciplinary as they overlap into areas represented by both UCSD's Science Studies Program and the Cognitive Science Program.