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Philosophy: Philosophy Books

Research resources for the study of Philosophy.

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What is Philosophy?

Serendipity in the Stacks: Browse by Call Number

One of the best ways to discover the perfect source for your topic is to browse the library stacks by call number range.  Each call number range represents a particular subject and all of the books on a particular topic will be located in the same general area on the shelves.  So if you want a book on Modern Philosophy, go to the call number range beginning with B790 to see what we have!

LC Call Number
B 1-5802 Philosophy (General) 
B 1-99  General works 
B 108-708 Ancient philosophy 
B 720-765  Medieval philosophy 
B 770-785 Renaissance philosophy 
B 790-5802 Modern philosophy 
BC 1-199  Logic 
BD 10-701  Speculative philosophy 
BD 95-131  Metaphysics 
BD 143-237  Epistemology. Theory of knowledge
BD 240-260  Methodology 
BD 300-450  Ontology 
BD 493-701  Cosmology 
BH 1-301 Aesthetics 
BJ 1-1725  Ethics 
BJ 1188-1295  Religious ethics 
BJ 1298-1335  Evolutionary and genetic ethics 
BJ 1365-1385 Positivist ethics 
BJ 1395 Feminist ethics 
BJ 1518-1697  Individual ethics. Character. Virtue. Conduct of life.
Practical and applied ethics 
BJ 1801-2195  Social Usages. Etiquette