Philosophy: Books

Recommended books and series

Philosophy and Popular Culture - books and ebooks

"For Beginners" and "Starting With" series

These are terrific books for getting started:

Video: How to request a book from another library through PCC Library

Learn how to request a book or other item from another library (via the Summit system) or another campus through Portland Community College Library. 

Philosophy books free online

Thousands of books in the public domain (no longer protected by copyright laws) are available free online.  For example:

Find more books in the public domain in these repositories

Ethics - recommended introductions and primary sources

Ethics for A-Level   Open access textbook introducing normative ethics, meta-ethics and applied ethics.  Access through the Jstor database

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