Citation Method

For papers in the courses I teach, please use The Chicago Manual of Style parenthetical reference and reference list documentation system when citing sources.

The Chica­go Man­u­al of Style is read­i­ly avail­able online and at most libraries. Here are some exam­ples of com­mon types of entries (in progress):

Par­en­thet­i­cal Reference
Books
One Author
(Casul­lo 2003, 74–5)
Two Authors
(Hen­der­son and Hor­gan 2011, 157–63)
Three Authors
(Heather­ton, Fitzgilroy, and Hsu 2008, 188–89)
Four or More Authors
(Barnes et al. 2008, 118–19)
Jour­nal Articles
(Sosa 2010, 465)
Arti­cles in an Edit­ed Volume
Trans­lat­ed Work
Inter­net Sources
(Jim Pry­or 2012)
(Pritchard and Tur­ri 2014)
Infor­mal Sources
(Tim­o­thy Lough­lin, pers. Comm.)
(Jen­nifer McK­itrick, lecture)
Ref­er­ence List
Books
One Author
Casul­lo, Albert. 2003. A Pri­ori Jus­ti­fi­ca­tion. New York: Oxford Uni­ver­si­ty Press.
Two Authors
Hen­der­son, David, and Ter­rey Hor­gan. 2011. The Epis­temic Spec­trum. New York: Oxford Uni­ver­si­ty Press.
Three Authors
Heather­ton, Joyce, James Fitzgilroy, and Jack­son Hsu. 2008. Mete­ors and Mud­slides: A Trip through…
Four or More Authors
As with three authors, includ­ing all authors.
Jour­nal Articles
Sosa, Ernest. 2010. “How Com­pe­tence Mat­ters in Epis­te­mol­o­gy.” Philo­soph­i­cal Per­spec­tives 24(1):465–75.
Arti­cles in an Edit­ed Volume
Trans­lat­ed Work
Inter­net Sources
Pry­or, Jim. 2012. “Guide­lines on Writ­ing a Phi­los­o­phy Paper.” Teach­ing. Accessed Novem­ber 22, 2014. http://http://www.jimpryor.net/teaching/guidelines/writing.html.
Pritchard, Dun­can, and John Tur­ri. 2014. “The Val­ue of Knowl­edge.” Stan­ford Ency­clo­pe­dia of Phi­los­o­phy. Accessed Novem­ber 22, 2014. http://plato.stanford.edu/entries/knowledge-value/.
Infor­mal Sources
For infor­mal sources, you needn’t include an entry on the ref­er­ence list.

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