The library catalog is a great place to find in-depth information on topics in philosophy, biographies of philosophers, overviews of philosophical theories and much more. Use a simple keyword search to locate information on a particular topic. You can also look for specific books by title or for books by an individual author or browse the stacks by call number.
Remember that books are still the best place to go to understand a topic from beginning to end.
Are you looking for an e-book that we don't have or for a free downloadable ebook version of your favorite title? Try looking for it at one of these free e-book sites. Have fun exploring!
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|
|BD 10-701||Speculative philosophy|
|BD 143-237||Epistemology. Theory of knowledge|
|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|
If you're looking for essays on philosophy, you might be tempted to look only in the databases for journal articles. But books often collect a number of articles on a particular topic all in one place. Below is a sample of some of the many books in the library's collection that contain essays on a single topic in philosophy.