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  • New and updated content added twice a year
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  • Support for outbound OpenURL linking from citations
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Benefits for Users

  • Fast, cross-searchable and exclusive digital access to thousands of critical entries on individuals from across the history of thought and philosophy
  • A broad range of traditions and disciplines
  • A tailored taxonomy that recognizes the different areas within philosophy enabling easy browsing across subject, schools of thought, region and period
  • An interactive visual timeline highlighting North American, British and Irish thinkers from 1600 to 2000
  • Related Content links on every content page makes it easy to discover relevant material
  • Intuitive, user-friendly interface for desktop, tablet and mobile
  • Easy to cite, share and print content
  • Personal Account feature enables users to save books, chapters or other items to view later; organize saved items into folders; email and export citations; save searches and set up search alerts