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Philosophy

A brief guide to information resources in Philosophy at Queen's University Library.

Book Reviews

Book reviews can be found in a variety of resources, including article indexes such as Philosopher's Index and Summon, the library search engine (note: if using Summon to locate book reviews, use the Book Review facet to restrict your search results to book reviews).
 
The following periodicals focus specifically on book reviews in Philosophy:
 
Analytic Philosophy 2011 - present
 
 
 
The following general periodical indexes will also help you find book reviews in the field of Philosophy:
 

Canadian

Print holdings: 1975 - 2006: Check QCAT
CBRAonline provides users with access to more than 40,000 authoritative reviews of Canadian books with new reviews added monthly.
 
To find book reviews type the title of the book and then add: and book reviews
 
Print holdings: 1920 - 1998: Check QCAT
Check this index to find reviews of books on Canadian philosophy. Reviews are arranged alphabetically by author under the subject heading "Book Reviews".
 

International

Factiva
Provides access to full-text book reviews from scholarly and general magazines, as well as book review sections from major newspapers from 1981 onwards.
Tip: Type the author's last name and the title of the book and the word "review".
 
London Review of Books
Microfilm holdings: 1983-88
 
New York Review of Books
Search the magazine's content from 1963 to present.
 
New York Times Book Review
Full text of all reviews published since 1996 in the Sunday book reviews.
 
 

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