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Continental Philosophy: Home

Albert Camus, Simone de Beauvoir, Jacques Derrida, Martin Heidegger, Edmund Husserl, Emannuel Levinas, Maurice Merleau-Ponty, Jean-Paul Sartre

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"Continental Philosophy" is an umbrella term which is used to refer to a number of more specific schools of thought that arose in Europe in the 19th and 20th centuries, including Deconstructionism, Existentialism, The Frankfurt School, German Idealism, Hermeneutics, Phenomenology, and Structuralism and Poststructuralism. This guide will quickly link the researcher to introductory articles on Continental Philosophy (CF) in general and on the more specific schools of thought from authoritative reference works, and will also connect the researcher to entire reference works, mainly electronic, on CF and on the individual schools. The guide includes to links to appropriate Ebooks from the Very Short Introductions series from Oxford University Press, and, along with these, presents to the the user other research guides on related topics. Finally, this guide will give you guidance on how to take the next step in researching topics in books and articles on Continental Philosophy.


Reference Works

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Continental Philosophy

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Existentialism

Frankfurt School

German Idealism

Hermeneutics

Phenomenology

Poststructuralism

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General Philosophy


Very Short Introductions

Available in this database are many Very Short Introductions on individual Continental Philosophers. Visit the database and search by a philosopher's name to see the volume(s) on them,.



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This research guide was created by Maria Sosso, English Department Intern, and Ted Bergfelt, MLS, Humanities Librarian, May 2021