Philosophy Department

Philosophy Internet Search Engines

If you haven't found what you are looking for in the above sites, you can do a philosophy-specific internet search. The following search engines include only sites judged to be relevant to philosophy by the editors of each individual site. Thus, information overload is kept to a minimum, while providing useful results for philosophical research.

We have provided the ability to search each site directly from this page. Simply type in your subject, and click 'Search'.

NOESIS: Philosophical Research Online 
Noesis is the newest search engine created by the folks at Evansville. This is the best search engine for philosophy I have discovered. It is flexible, powerful, and easy-to-use. So there.

This search engine, the second developed at the University of Evansville, has been designed to cover the area of philosophy in general.

Philosophy of Law Guest Lecturer

Lady Justice

Professor of Philosophy Robert Loudon welcomes guest lecturer Robert Ruffner, Esq. to speak in his Philosophy of Law (PHI 260) class. All USM students of philosophy and law are welcome to attend this lecture.

Thursday, November 19th at 2:45 in Luther Bonney #502, Portland Campus
Robert J. Ruffner, Esq. will be the Guest Lecturer in Professor Robert Louden’s Philosophy of Law class on November 19th at 2:45 in Luther Bonney #502. Ruffner, a trial attorney specializing in criminal defense, is a 1996 graduate of Washington University School of Law in St. Louis. Mr. Ruffner began practicing in Maine in 1999 as a Domestic Violence prosecutor with the Cumberland County District Attorney's Office. He then joined the litigation firm of Friedman Babcock & Gaythwaite where he practiced insurance and criminal defense. Ruffner formed his own practice in 2001 to focus on Criminal Defense.

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