Student Resources


McDonald Center for America’s Founding Principles

The Thomas C. and Ramona E. McDonald Center for America’s Founding Principles exists to supplement Mercer University’s excellent liberal arts program with a redoubled commitment to the foundational texts and ideas which have shaped Western civilization and the American political order.

American Philosophical Association

The American Philosophical Association promotes the discipline and profession of philosophy, both within the academy and in the public arena. The APA supports the professional development of philosophers at all levels and works to foster greater understanding and appreciation of the value of philosophical inquiry.


Stanford Encyclopedia of Philosophy

The Stanford Encyclopedia of Philosophy is a free online encyclopedia of philosophy based at Stanford University. The entries are all written by scholars from around the world in philosophy and related disciplines. It is updated frequently, and each entry includes an up-to-date list of sources for further reading.

Internet Encyclopedia of Philosophy

The Internet Encyclopedia of Philosophy was founded in 1995 to provide open access to detailed, scholarly information on key topics and philosophers in all areas of philosophy. The encyclopedia is free and available to all users of the internet. The staff of 30 editors and about 300 authors hold doctorate degrees and are professors at universities around the world.