Above are the libraries collection of Philosophy Cambridge Companions. They are a fantastic way to get an in-depth background on a variety of topics.
You can also find a selection of Cambridge companions specific to certain philosophers in the philosophers tab.
What is a handbook?
Books that tend to summarize a specific topic. They may contain introductions or summaries to let you quickly understand the basics about a topic and include important and sometimes the most recent academic work on a topic. Examples of handbooks that can only be found in the library are below. Handbooks are also searchable via both FoxHunt and the database above.
|Special Topics/ Schools of Philosophy||B808-849|
|Philosophy by Region or Country||B850-5739|
|Philosophy by Religion||B5800-5802|