Philosophy information resources: Citing & writing

Style Guides


  • See Dr  Peter Horban's page on writing a philosophy paper
  • SFU Learning Commons assistance
    • Writing for University: Learn or review the strategies and processes involved in academic writing and research, including writing for specific genres or disciplines, drafting your paper, self-editing, and writing at the graduate level.
    • Writing Handouts: Find quick tips on how to structure your research and essay from this series of two-page handouts provided by the Student Learning Commons.
  • Theses/Dissertations

Further resources

  • See the SFU Library's Writing & Style Guides page for further guides to topics such as citing statistics and images and writing book reviews and annotations.
  • The Scholarly Publishing guide will answer some of your questions about retaining copyright to your published work.