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Bishop Library resources in the field of philosophy.

What is a Dissertation?

A dissertation is required of doctoral study; it is a lengthy, formal document that presents new research, and that argues in defense of a particularPicture of Oriental Gardening Dissertation cover thesis.  Dissertations can be useful for in-depth research.


Image source:  Sir William Chambers, A Dissertation on Oriental Gardening, 1772. GoogleBooks, Public Domain.

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