"[S]ince 1967, the Encyclopedia of Philosophy, described by Booklist as 'the best and most comprehensive English-language reference source for philosophy,' has been the cornerstone of the philosophy reference shelf. Lauded for its clear and accessible presentation of wide-ranging philosophical subjects, the Encyclopedia has earned its place as a first-stop resource."
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An authoritative guide to aesthetics that features 600+ articles by more than 500 art historians, philosophers, and theorists. The full text of this reference work is searchable within Oxford Art Online. Also available in print. Call number BH56 .E53 1998 (3rd floor, Reference Section).
"Written in clear and accessible prose by an assembly of some of the most distinguished philosophers of art, these essays develop the themes, discuss the problems, and evaluate the arguments of the main topics in the field."
Gateway to multiple music reference resources in one location. With Grove Music Online as its cornerstone, Oxford Music Online also contains The Oxford Companion to Music, which offers more than 8,000 articles on composers, performers, conductors, instruments and notation, forms and genres, and individual works; and The Oxford Dictionary of Music.
Levinson has collected 48 essays on aesthetics, making this "the most comprehensive guide available to the theory, application, history, and future of the field." Check out the table of contents by clicking HERE. Also available in print. Call number: BH56 .O94 2003.