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

Watch the video below to learn how to request library materials from PCC Library. Please visit our "Requesting Library Materials" page to learn more about how to request materials like books and videos from another 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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