Philosophia Referencing Guide
(updated Jul 2022)


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How to do citations in Philosophia style?

This is the Citationsy guide to Philosophia citations, reference lists, in-text citations, and bibliographies.
The complete, comprehensive guide shows you how easy citing any source can be. Referencing books, youtube videos, websites, articles, journals, podcasts, images, videos, or music in Philosophia.

cite Philosophia  — Referencing Guide



How do you cite a book in the Philosophia referencing style? (2022 Guide)

Books are written works or compositions that have been published, many of which might be in digital version. Here’s how to cite a book in Philosophia

Here’s an example book citation in Philosophia using placeholders:
Last Name, F. N. (2000). Title. (E. F. N. Editor Last Name, Ed.) (Edition.). City: Publisher.
So if we want to cite, for example, “I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings” by Maya Angelou we’d do so like this:
Philosophia citation:
Angelou, M. (1969). I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings (1st ed.). New York: Random House.
And an in-text citation book citation in Philosophia looks like this: (Angelou 1969)

How to reference a journal article in the Philosophia citation style?

How do you cite scientific papers in Philosophia format?

To write a research paper, you need to incorporate sources. This means that you have to know how to format the sources in your academic paper. To cite someone else’s paper in Philosophia in your research, follow these simple steps.

Here’s a Philosophia journal citation example using placeholders:
Author1 LastnameA. F., & Author3 LastnameA. F. (2000). Title. Container, Volume(Issue), pages Used. https://doi.org/DOI
So if we want to reference this scientific article: “Testing consumer preferences for iced-coffee: Does the drinking environment have any influence?” by C. Petit and J.M. Sieffermann in Philosophia:
Petit, C., & Sieffermann, J. (2007). Testing consumer preferences for iced-coffee: Does the drinking environment have any influence?, 18(1), 161-172. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.foodqual.2006.05.008
And an in-text citation would look like this: (Petit and Sieffermann 2007)

How to cite a website in a paper in Philosophia style?

Have you come across a news article, blogpost or essay on the web and are not sure how to reference in Philosophia? Here’s how to easily cite it

Here’s an Philosophia example website reference:
Author1 LastnameA. F., & Author2 LastnameA. F. (2000, January 1). Title. Publisher. https://www.example.com. Accessed 6 July 2022
To reference the article located at this link:
https://www.theguardian.com/world/2008/nov/05/uselections20083
on The Guardian website:
Tran, M. (2008, November 5). Barack Obama To Be America’s First Black President. The Guardian. https://www.theguardian.com/world/2008/nov/05/uselections20083. Accessed 6 July 2022
And an in-text citation would look like this: (Tran 2008)

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How to cite a YouTube video Philosophia in 2022

If you’ve previously cited a video from a website in Philosophia, then the process for citing a video from YouTube is basically the same. Here’s how to do it

Here’s a Philosophia citation YouTube video example:
ChannelName. (2000, January 1). Title. YouTube. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XXXXXX. Accessed 6 July 2022
So how to cite a video Philosophia?
Pixar. (2015, June 3). Pizza Clip — Inside Out. YouTube. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8W6rntBADUQ. Accessed 6 July 2022
And an in-text video citation would look like this: (Pixar 2015)

How to cite a podcast using Philosophia referencing style

A more entertaining way to learn is to simply listen to a podcast. This is something relatively new that many people still don’t know how to cite and reference. Here’s how to do it in Philosophia

It is becoming more and more common to reference podcasts in essays or other school work.
Here’s how to reference a podcast it in Philosophia.
Lastname, F. (2000, January 1). Title. Publisher. http://www.example.com. Accessed 6 July 2022
Podcast referencing example in Philosophia using “This American Life” episode 640:
This American Life. (2018, March 2). 640: Five Women. WBEZ Radio. https://thisamericanlife.org/640/five-women. Accessed 6 July 2022
And an in-text citation would look like this: (This American Life 2018)

How to cite a piece of music or a song using Philosophia referencing style?

Have you found a song you would like to cite and include in your essay? Here’s how to cite a song in Philosophia

An example song citation in Philosophia.
Lastname, F. (2000). Song Title. Album. http://www.example.com. Accessed 6 July 2022
Let‘s say we want to reference “Here Comes the Sun” off The Beatles “Abbey Road” album in Philosophia:
The Beatles. (1969). Here Comes the Sun. Abbey Road. https://itunes.apple.com/us/album/here-comes-the-sun/401186200?i=401187150. Accessed 6 July 2022
And an in-text citation would look like this: (The Beatles 1969)


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