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Encompasses the world's largest collection of full text electronic editions in philosophy. The series also includes significant collections in political thought, religious studies, sociology, the history of science, economics, and classics. Original language texts are available in Latin, French, German, Danish and Dutch, aside from English and English translation.

Much of the content is licensed from Oxford University Press, with significant collections from other major scholarly publishers including Harvard University Press, Indiana University Press and Pickering & Chatto. Major university initiatives included in the series are the Connaught Descartes Project from the University of Toronto, John Dewey's works and correspondence from the Center for Dewey Studies at Southern Illinois University, and Ludwig Wittgenstein's Gesamtbriefwechsel from the Brenner Archive at the University of Innsbruck.

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History; Political Science; Philosophy

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5th century BCE-