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What they are, how to do them?
1:00 - 3:00 R00M 1441 HUNTER WEST
This workshop will be led by Prof. Ian Blecher.

The Hunter College Philosophy Club

As a student in philosophy, your best resource is your fellow students, and the best way to get to know each other is to join the Philosophy Club. To find out more, please check out the club's facebook page.

Academic Writing Assistance

Peer Writing Tutor

Having trouble with a writing assignment? Noa Danesh, our fantastic peer writing tutor is here to help you develop your ideas and rework your writing. Whatever writing you might need assistance with, he is here to help.

FALL 2018 Tutoring Hours:
Monday - 12:00pm-2:30pm, 4:15-6:45pm
Tuesday- 12:45pm-4:00pm
Wednesday  12:00 - 6:00pm & by appointment
Office: 1413 Hunter West
Students may walk in during scheduled hours on a first come, first served basis.

Departmental Paper Writing Tips

Writing an essay in philosophy can be a fun and challenging process. If you're not sure what's expected of you, speak to your professor, or check out our paper writing tips for a comprehensive overview.


Resources for Research

The Hunter College Library

The library is a great resource for all your research needs. In addition to having access to CUNY's extensive catalog, the library website gives you access to a ton of online material, including some databases geared toward philosophy. Hunter's librarians are another great resource, and you can contact a librarian with questions, or if you're working on a bigger research project, schedule a research consultation.


The Stanford Encyclopedia of Philosophy

Still a little fuzzy on metaphysics? Not sure who that Wittgenstein guy was or what he was all about? The Stanford Encyclopedia of Philosophy is a fully up-to-date reference work with in-depth articles by leading academics on a great many philosophical figures and concepts.

On you can follow the work of your favorite philosophers and get free access to thousands of full-text articles and books. Making an account is simple, and it doesn't cost a cent.


Phil Papers

Philpapers is a comprehensive index and bibliography of philosophy, which is maintained by a community of philosophers, and often has links to full-access texts.