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Philosophy

For the subject area Philosophy, the Mannheim University Library provides you with literature, access to databases, and further search options.

Come and attend one of our numerous courses if you want to learn how to make better use of our subject-specific resources and services or if you want to improve your academic research and writing skills. You may also schedule an individual appointment.

Research

Databases

Eine Übersicht über verfügbare Fachdatenbanken für die Philosophie finden Sie im Datenbankinformationssystem DBIS.

E-journals

The e-journals for the subject Philosophy can be found in the Electronic Journals Library (EZB) and the Primo Catalog.

E-books

Die UB hat ein breites Angebot von E-Books für alle Fachgebiete, auch für die Philosophie. Die E-Books können im Katalog Primo recherchiert werden und sind in der Regel aus dem Netz der Universität Mannheim zugreifbar.

Mehr Informationen hierzu finden Sie auf der Seite "Hinweise zur E-Book-Nutzung".

Eine Auswahl der verfügbaren Philosophie-E-Books.

Subject-specific Internet resources

Information Philosophie: Deutschsprachige Philosophiezeitschrift, die auch Links zu Philosophieinstituten, Tagungen, usw. sammelt.

Stanford Encyclopedia of Philosophy: Frei zugängliches philosophisches Lexikon mit fachlich geprüften Inhalten.

Internet Encyclopedia of Philosophy: Frei zugängliches philosophisches Lexikon mit eher einführendem Charakter.

PhilPapers: Internationale, interaktive Datenbank mit Fachbeiträgen aus der Philosophie.

Locating resources

In the A3 Library you will find literature on Philosophy, which you can use on site. The media are freely accessible and arranged according to subject areas. Borrowing from this stock is only possible for academic staff of the University of Mannheim.

In the Central Lending Library at Schloss Westflügel you can find more literature on Philosophy which you can borrow with your ecUM or your Library Card.

In the textbook collection at the Schloss Westflügel, the most important textbooks are available for loan in multiple copies to students of the University of Mannheim and cooperating institutions.

The literature available at the University Library can be searched for in the Primo Catalog.

Local research institutions

Courses and Tutorials

We offer courses on research skills in the subject area Philosophy on a regular basis. You can access our tutorials online at any time. You may also schedule an individual appointment.

Academic Writing and Research

The collection of the Mannheim University Library includes a variety of guidebooks on academic writing and research, for example:

Matthias Flatscher, Wissenschaftliches Arbeiten im Philosophiestudium

Dietmar Hübner, Zehn Gebote für das philosophische Schreiben Ratschläge für Philosophiestudierende zum Verfassen wissenschaftlicher Arbeiten

With our courses and consulting services we strive to support you in every way we can.

Dr. Annette Klein
Subject Librarian for Philosophy
Schloss Schneckenhof West, Room SW 279
+49 621 181 2975
In case of absence please contact:
My library account Available Seats Opening Hours Information & Advice Chat (Mon-Fri 10am-6pm)
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+49 621 181 2948
Schloss Schneckenhof West
D 68131 Mannheim
Germany