The AUC Library contains an outstanding holding of more than 13,000 books and approximately 30,000 e-books on philosophy, with an emphasis on classical German philosophy, contemporary French philosophy, medieval Islamic philosophy and theology.
The books are available in their original languages, as well as in translation. In addition, the electronic library offers access to a large variety of databases, providing resources and information that complement the library’s physical collection. Periodical subscriptions also offer more than 650,000 journal articles, while document delivery services provide access to a wide array of resources from other libraries around the world.
Philosophy students have many opportunities for philosophical discussion and debate in various gatherings such as philosophy club evenings, philosophers' coffee hour and formal lectures of visiting scholars.
The philosophy department makes students aware of special scholarship opportunities and graduate student conferences. Summer workshops are also available to philosophy students. The department also advises philosophy majors and other interested students about study-abroad and graduate-school opportunities.
Opportunities exist for students with exceptional interest and commitment to philosophy to act as research and conference assistants.
Students with an interest in philosophy whose graduate work is being conducted in related fields are welcome to approach the philosophy department concerning their research.
Senior philosophy students may choose to present distinguished work to the department from any of
their advanced philosophy courses or from independent work in philosophy.
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