PHIL 262.3 (01)
Social and Political Philosophy

Web Resources

General Resources Library Resources Essay Writing and Documentation Miscellaneous

General Resources in Poltical Philosophy and Political Theory


The Keele Guide to Political Thought and Ideology on the Internet
Department of Politics, University of Keele



Library Resources (U of S)


The Philosophers Index
CSA Illumina via U of S Library (access restricted to U of S users)

The best single resource for finding journal articles in philosophy. The main journals in the field are indexed back to 1940.

Subject Databases for Philosophy
U of S Library

International Political Science Abstracts
WebSPIRS via U of S Library (access restricted to U of S users)

Citiations and abstracts of articles in political science (including political philosophy) since 1989.




Essay Writing and Documentation

Academic Honesty

University of Saskatchewan

Writing in Philosophy

Department of Philosophy, University of Toronto

I draw your attention in particular to Geoffrey Payzant's "What Does He Want?." It may have been written before you were born, but more things than you might imagine haven't really changed since 1979.

How to Write a Philosophy Paper
Peter Horban, Simon Fraser University

Writing Philosophy
erraticimpact Philosophy Research Base




The site has become slightly more mainstream and "news magazine-like" over the last year, but it still features articles and discussion on topical issues, often of very good quality. Big names on the UK political theory scene (Roger Scruton, Steven Lukes, David Held) often contribute and feedback from readers is encouraged throughout.

Crooked Timber

An often interesting/occasionally tedious blog by a group of political philosophers, mainly working in the UK.


Department of Political Studies
Department of Philosophy
Will Buschert's Web Site


Last Updated: 05.08.2010