Selected Resources for: Philosophy of Science

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Subject Librarian:

Susan Gangl

This page covers library resources, primarily online, for philosophy of science and related empirical studies of science.

Article Databases and Indexes

Academic or Scholarly Articles Subject Indexes

"PhilSci-Archive, an electronic archive for preprints in the philosophy of science. It is offered as a free service to the philosophy of science community. The goal of the archive is to promote communication in the field by the rapid dissemination of new work. PhilSci-Archive invites submissions in all areas of philosophy of science, including general philosophy of science, philosophy of particular sciences (physics, biology, chemistry, psychology, etc.), feminist philosophy of science, socially relevant philosophy of science, history and philosophy of science and history of the philosophy of science."

General Reference Sources


Dictionary of Concepts in the Philosophy of Science (print)



Internet Resources

Library Web Sites

Updates from the philosophy librarian at the University of Minnesota

Web Sites

Periodical and Newspaper subscriptions

Electronic Journal Titles

PhilPapers is a comprehensive index and bibliography of philosophy maintained by the community of philosophers. Using advanced trawling techniques and large scale crowdsourcing, PhilPapers monitors all sources of research content in philosophy, including journals, books, open access archives, and personal pages maintained by academics.

Journal Titles

MNCAT Record at

Access full text vols. 1-14 and sample contents for vol. 15-19 at left sidebar of

print Holdings vary:

Availability TC Andersen Library Rare Books (Elmer Andersen) Q175 .M64 Non-Circulating
Availability TC Walter Sci/Eng Library Books (Level F) Q175 .M64
Availability TC Wilson Library Q175 .M64
Availability TC Wilson Library Q175 .M64

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