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Philosophy: Classics

Print Classics

Sources of Classics Online

Find Classics in Google Books

Google Books provides the full text of books no longer covered by copyright, and some pages and snippets from other books. The books in the database are the result of Google’s scanning project of selected holdings of several major national and international libraries, as well as arrangements with certain publishers.

Google Books can be a valuable source of information, as long as the user understands that not all books will be available in their full-length form, and that not all pages or snippets can be printed. Some older issues of popular magazines are also available.

To make the best use of Google Books, use Advanced Search.

For instructions on using the Advanced Search in Google Books, click here.

Full Text Classics: Free Online


Find Classics in Project Gutenberg

Project Gutenberg provides access to over 33,000 free ebooks to read on your PC, iPad, Kindle, Sony Reader, iPhone, Android or other portable device.

Search options appear on the left, browse options in the middle. Once a title has been found, download links are available.