Use these sources to help you pick a topic and to provide context to your research-based argument.
A Companion to the philosophy of education. (Blackwell companions to philosophy; vol. 27) Edited by Randall Curren. Online, in IC, and circulating copy in the stacks of Green Library
Encyclopedia of the Enlightenment. 4 vols., online and HASRC (Lane)
German writers in the age of Goethe, First Series, 1789-1832. (Dictionary of literary biography; v.90) Wilhelm von Humboldt: pp. 200-209. IC
German writers in the age of Goethe: Sturm und Drag to classicism. (Dictionary of literary biography; v. 94) J. W. von Goethe: pp. 46-67. IC
Academic Search Premier - "choose databases" (right of search box) to add Historical Abstracts and MLA International Bibliography (Modern Language Association - includes German literature)
Philosopher's index - select "Social Sciences Databases" above search box to search many other ProQuest databases at the same time, including ERIC (education resources information center), PsycINFO, and Sociological Abstracts.
Project MUSE - general database, good for humanities and social sciences