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Spinoza by Nicolas Dings, 2008. Zwanenburgwal Amsterdam


The library provides a selection of databases that are relevant to finding philosophic literature. Most databases are only accessible within the UvA domain (or with a UvAnetID).
Some important ones include:

Oxford Bibliographies Philosophy

Philosopher's Index

Philpapers is an extensive, international, and interactive database with books and journals for professional philosophers and philosophy students.


Encyclopaedias and Reference works


More subject-specific databases contains translated and Dutch philosophical text from both classic and contemporary philosophers. Site in Dutch.

Filosofiebank (Philosophy Bank)

Philosophy acquisitions from the last 4 weeks.