Philosophy & Religion


This guide can help you find Philosophy and Religion materials from various OER providers.

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Highlighted Philosophy and Religion Materials

These materials are open educational resources (OER) that are free to use without first seeking permission from the author. However, how they may be used is determined by their licensing .  

An Introduction to Philosophy

"The goal of this text is to present philosophy to newcomers as a living discipline with historical roots." - Open Textbook Library

Written by  W. Russ Payne
Licensing  CC BY-NC 4.0


Modern Philosophy

"This is a textbook (or better, a workbook) in modern philosophy. It combines readings from primary sources with two pedagogical tools." OASIS

Written by Walter Ott, Alexander Dunn
Licensing CC BY-NC-SA 4.0


Philosophy and Religion OER Collections

The purpose of these discipline specific pages is to showcase content that might be of interest to faculty who are considering adopting open educational resources for use in their classes.