Philosopher's Index
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Description: The Philosopher's Index is a bibliographic database with informative author-written abstracts covering scholarly research in the fifteen fields of philosophy, published in journals and books since 1940. The database cites works in English, Spanish, German, French, Italian, Russian, Chinese and Japanese.
Dates Covered: 1940-present
Types of Coverage: Index and Abstracts
Source List: Click on the Index link at the top of the interface screen; pick Journal Name in the browse box
Frequency of Updates: Quarterly
Subjects Covered: Ethics, aesthetics, social philosophy, political philosophy, epistemology, and metaphysic logic as well as material on the philosophy of law, religion, science, history, education, and language
Types of Items: Provides indexing and abstracts from books and journals of philosophy and related fields
Number of Items: As of 8/01/05: citations and abstracts from over 400 journals; books
Vendor: Webspirs
Publisher: Philosopher's Information Center
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Aggregate Database: On-Campus:
Related Resources: InfoTrac OneFile
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What's New: Limit Search at the right of the search toolbar (click more link under limit search); allows you to set limits to your search
Special Features: Thesaurus link at thetop of the interface screen; to find related terms that can be searched
Find Citation at the top of the interface screen; to find specific article details