Department of Philosophy
Department of Philosophy

Departmental Resources

Academic and Research Resources

  • Brogan Reading Room (Hours: Monday-Friday 8:00-5:00)
    The Brogan Reading Room, in WAG 312, holds the Department of Philosophy’s collection of philosophy books, journals and reference. The materials are non-circulating, but visitors are encouraged to take advantage of the reading room’s space for quiet study.  
  • The Philosophers' Index is the best place to find citations and brief descriptions articles by a given philosopher or on a given topic. You can have the results of your search emailed to you.
  • Philosophy Journals Online allows you to search for articles in a wide range of philosophical journals, view them online, download them in pdf format, or print them. Included are such journals as The Journal of Philosophy, Philosophical Review, Ethics, and Mind.
  • Kluwer Online Journals  permits you to do the same with Kluwer journals such as Philosophical Studies, Synthese, Erkenntnis, The Journal of Philosophical Logic, and Linguistics and Philosophy.
  • Library Catalog allows you to search the holdings of the University of Texas library system.
  • Past Masters gives you access to many classic texts from ancient, medieval, early modern, and American philosophers.
  • Episteme Links allows you to look for articles and electronic texts on a wide range of classic and contemporary philosophers.
  • The American Philosophical Association Has lists of philosophy departments and philosophical resources.
  • Thesaurus Linguae Graecae is a valuable tool for anyone interested in ancient Greek texts.
  • The writings of the Early Church Fathers, including the complete works of Augustine, are online in downloadable formats.