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Introduction to Philosophy
This course focuses on different perspectives of God, the world, and self that have been considered by great thinkers, both past and present. This subject guide is meant as a complement to PHIL220, and will provide various tools and resources to introduce students to the major issues of philosophy.
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One of the best ways to get your feet wet in researching a particular topic is to find an introductory resource that will give you a good overview of a subject. This section will help you to find reference materials and other resources to get you started in your research. Sub-sections include:
APU has a large collection of books, periodicals and other media, all of which were selected in order to provide you with the resources you'll need for your coursework and class assignments. In this section, you will find quick search boxes and information for using APOLIS (APU's online library catalog) and LINK+ (an online catalog for 50+ libraries).
Journal articles are often the best place to find more current information on a particular topic. This section will equip you to find the best databases and to successfully use them for your research.
Finding credible, authoritative Internet resources can be difficult. You will find not only relevant websites in this section, but also tools that will help you be a better searcher.
Need help with the citation style for this course? Then this is the section for you.