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This guide is intended for students who are doing research in philosophy, either for classroom assignments, research papers, or exploring a career in philosophy.

Welcome to the Philosophy guide!

The Contra Costa College Library has many resources available for students studying philosophy. This guide gives you an introduction to what we have, and you can always Ask a Librarian if you have questions or need help getting started!

thinker statueBooks: Look here for key philosophy books (including print books on our shelves, and electronic books you can use from home). Try these subject searches:

      - Ethics
      - Thought and thinking
      - Consciousness

Articles: We've chosen a few key article databases for your topic area where you might find information in magazines, journals, and newspapers.

Videos: Want to watch something on your topic? Check out our video databases.

Internet Sources: Finding a high quality website through Google can feel frustrating. We have some evaluation tips and ideas of where you might want to start.

Careers: Explore information about careers in Philosophy.

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