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How to Study Philosophy: Tips, Hints, and Resources


Studying Philosophy

Guide to the Study of Philosophy, by Professor Garth Kemerling,  provides some useful tips to help anyone do well in a philosophy course.

Reading Philosophy

How to Read a Philosophy Paper, by Professor Jeff McLaughlin, provides more in depth guidance on how to read a philosophy text. 

Writing Philosophy

The Philosophical Writing Manual, by Martin Young, provides an in-depth introduction to philosophical writing.

How to Identify and Evaluate an Argument, by Professor Kay Mathiesen, helps you learn how to identify the philosopher's argument and evaluate its soundness.

CRITO, by Professor David Johnson, provides a guide to critical thinking and writing.

Researching Philosophy

Discussing Philosophy

The Philosophy Society has weekly meetings to discuss topics of philosophical interest.