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PHIL100 Basic Problems in Philosophy: Home

This course surveys basic problems in philosophy, such as questions concerning truth, knowledge, justice, beauty, and the good.

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Chella Vaidyanathan
Emory University
Robert W. Woodruff Library
540 Asbury Circle
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This Guide will help you find books, manuscripts, reference materials, databases, journal articles,and internet resources pertinent to your research and study. The tabs listed above guide you to specific resources.

Course Document

Find your course texts here at the Emory Libraries!

  • PHIL100-000 
  1. Plato, Five Dialogues (Oxford Campus Only)
  2. Descartes, Discourse on Method and Meditations on First Philosophy
  3. Marcuse, One Dimensional Man 
  4. Merleau-Ponty, The World of Perception
  5. Rousseau, The Basic Political Writings
  6. West, Democracy Matters


Use discoverE to find books, journals, videos, government documents, microfilm collections and other materials at the Emory libraries, including Woodruff; Stuart A. Rose Manuscript, Archives, and Rare Book Library; Goizueta Business; Pitts Theology; Woodruff Health Sciences Center; McMillan Law; Science Commons; Music and Media; and Oxford libraries.

Google Books

If you can't find what you want yet, just google it!


Search libraries worldwide. WorldCat contains citations for books, journals, manuscripts, maps, music scores, sound recordings, films, computer files, newspapers, slides, and videotapes.

Materials from WorldCat may be requested through Interlibrary Loan .

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