Philosophy Subject Guide


Articles (journals, newspapers, magazines)

Key philosophy article databases:

Arrow Philosopher's Index Click for more information
Main database for Philosophy. Included in Discover searches.

Arrow PhilPapers Click for more information
Current online research in philosophy. Full text articles.

Arrow Discover Click for more information View a demonstration.
Searches selected article databases and the Library Catalogue simultaneously.

Arrow Google Scholar Click for more information View a demonstration.
Google's academic search. Excellent coverage of scholarly journals.

Arrow JSTOR Click for more information
Full-text back issues of journal articles, with the most recent 2 - 5 years embargoed.

Arrow Full list of databases recommended for philosophy

Arrow Database Licence Information
Legal guidelines about how and by whom Library-subscribed article databases may be used.


Books & Ebooks

Arrow Search the Library Catalogue
Search the Library Catalogue to find Library books, journals, DVDs & other material.

  • How to search the Library Catalogue View a demonstration.
  • Search BONUS+ if the Library Catalogue does not provide the book you need View a demonstration.

Arrow Oxford Handbooks Online: Philosophy
Reviews key issues and the latest thinking on major philosophy topics. Search tip: use the left hand box to search within results.

Arrow Ebooks at Massey University Library

Arrow Google Books Click for more information
Searches across the full-text content of a huge range of books. You can then check back to the Library Catalogue to see if the book is held by Massey University Library or BONUS+.

Arrow Massey University Philosophy Theses
Search the Library Catalogue for a list of Massey philosophy theses.

Arrow Finding Theses
Locate New Zealand and international theses.


Background Information

Arrow Internet Encyclopedia of Philosophy Click for more information
Academic, peer-reviewed information on key topics and philosophers in all areas of philosophy.

Arrow Stanford Encyclopedia of Philosophy Click for more information
Academic, peer-reviewed articles on all areas of philosophy.

Videos & Documentaries

Arrow eTV
View recorded television programmes from New Zealand and selected international channels.

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