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Philosophy 263: Kierkegaard

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Fall 2007, Prof. Sessions

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Background Information

Routledge Encyclopedia of Philosophy

The Dictionary of the History of Ideas

New Dictionary of the History of Ideas (first revision)

The Oxford Dictionary of Philosophy

Stanford Encyclopedia of Philosophy (work in progress)

The Cambridge companion to Kierkegaard / edited by Alastair Hannay and Gordon D. Marino

The philosophers : introducing great western thinkers / edited by Ted Honderich

Historical dictionary of Kierkegaard's philosophy / Julia Watkin

Brill's New Pauly: Encyclopedia of the Ancient World

Finding Books

Annie ex: KeyWord: kierkegaard passion*

         LC Subject Heading = Kierkegaard (this leads to 48 different subject headings for Kierkegaard)

WorldCat. Hundreds of library catalogs combined.

Finding Articles

Philosopher's Index

ATLA Religion -index

Arts and Humanities Search -index

MLA International Bibliography -index

Literature Resource Center -biographies and more
Humanities Research Guide -more indexes for the humanities

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