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Welcome to your online guide to finding resources for Philosophy

Your Liaison Librarians

Dave Curtis, Kirsty Whitehead, Olivia Else & Tony Wilson

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General enquiries:

Book an online appointment: Meet with us to discuss how we can help you to make the most of the Library and its resources. All appointments last 30 minutes and will take place online. If you would prefer to meet face to face please email us at the address given above.


Welcome to the Subject Guide for Philosophy

Welcome to this Subject Guide, which brings together key resources and information for students and staff in the Department.

If you're leaving us in the summer, please don't forget to bring those books back before you go! Either in person or by post. 

No but seriously... if you're graduating soon please return all items on your account by June 24.



Referencing guides for Philosophy

The Philosophy department uses the Harvard and MLA referencing styles.

Click here to see the Harvard referencing style guide.

Click here to see the MLA referencing style guide.

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