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the unruly body: philosophy, science and culture


Philosophy 275

Professor Verhage; Spring 2011

Research guide prepared by

Yolanda Merrill, humanities librarian

henri laurens


Background Information


Finding Books

  • WorldCat - national catalog, reaching into the holdings of large research institutions, and more



Finding Articles

--> Finding Journal Articles at W&L (video tutorial)

Finding Images

Standard Resources in Philosophy


How To

Write an academic paper. Excellent introduction to defining your topic; researching your topic; and writing an academic paper. Created by Dartmouth College library.

Write a Philosophy paper. From Dartmouth College Library

Writing your bibliography (Chicago/Turabian Style)

RefWorks   Saves lists of citations from databases, and creates notes and bibliographies

Request an item on Interlibrary Loan. This W&L service will borrow books and articles for you from other libraries.

Avoid Plagiarism. Staying out of trouble.

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