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Philosophy: Biographies

Consult biographical dictionaries to get brief information about people, dates and events. For more sources, see Biographical Resources.

Biographical Dictionary of Twentieth-Century Philosophers
REF B104.B55 1996t

Lists not only publications by each philosopher but also secondary literature about the entrant. The scope is worldwide and entries are between 250 and 1250 words.

Biographical Encyclopaedia of Islamic Philosophy
REF B741.B56 2006

Dictionary of Modern American Philosophers
REF B851.D53 2005

Directory of American Philosophers
REF B923.D5 [24th edition (2008/2009)]
B935.D5 [v.3(1966)-v.18(1996-97)]

A guide to American and Canadian philosophers. The directory is divided into 6 sections: Universities (faculty), Assistantships (PhD and MA), Centers & Institutes, Societies, Journals and Publishers.

The Dictionary of Seventeenth-century British Philosophers
REF B1131.D538 2000

The Dictionary of Eighteenth-century British Philosophers
REF B1301.D53 1999t

The Dictionary of Nineteenth-century British Philosophers
REF B1573.D528 2002t

Fifty Eastern Thinkers
REF B5505.C645 2000

Provides information about major thinkers in eastern philosophy and religion. Also included are a glossary of philosophical terms, as well as bibliographies and recommended further reading for each thinker.

Women Philosophers: a Bio-critical Source Book
B105.W6.K47 1989

Last Updated: 08 May 2012