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Resource Guide:
Philosophy

Sample Call Numbers

Topic Call Number
General PhilosophyB
Ancient Philosophy (600 BC - 430 AD)B 108-708
Medieval Philosophy (430-1450 AD)B 720-765
Renaissance PhilosophyB 770-785
Modern Philosophy (1450 AD - )B 790-5739
Logic, formal and informalBC
Speculative PhilosophyBD
MetaphysicsBD 95-131
EpistemologyBD 143-236
MethodologyBD 240-255
OntologyBD 300-450
CosmologyBD 493-701
Philosophy of mindBF
AestheticsBH
EthicsBJ
Religious EthicsBJ 1188-1295
Evolutionary, Genetic, Monistic EthicsBJ 1298-1392
Individual Ethics. Virtues and VicesBJ 1518-1697
Social Ethics. EtiquetteBJ 1801-2195

Sample Subject Headings

Start by searching the catalog by keyword. Use whatever terms you think best describe your topic. When you find a record that matches what you are looking for, view the record and see what subject headings were used. Then search again using that term as a subject search.

  • Philosophy
  • Philosophy, African
  • Philosophy, Ancient
  • Philosophy and Religion
  • Civilization, Western, Philosophy
  • Crow Indians, Philosophy
  • Philosophy in Literature
  • Philosophy, Marxist
  • Philosophy of Mind
  • Hegel, Georg Wilhelm Friedrich
  • Deconstruction
  • Existentialism
  • Phenomenology
  • Pragmatism
  • Free Will and Determinism
  • Values

Sample Materials at Von Canon Library

Title Call Number
Code of medical ethicsREF R 724 .A618 2008
Philosophy of social scienceH 61 .R668 2008
Political philosophyJA 71 .S476 2008
Reasons without rationalismBJ 1521 .S48 2007
Arguing about the mindBD 418 .A74 2007
Practical reflectionB 105 .A35 V44 2007
The intrinsic worth of persons: contractarianismBJ 1500 .C65 H36 2007
Contemporary debates in metaphysicsBD 95 .C66 2007
Philosophy for beginnersB 72 .O7 2000
The philosophy of philosophyB 53 .W495 2007
The Encyclopedia of philosophyREF B 41 E5

Research Databases

Relevant Journals and Magazines

  • American Philosophical Quarterly
  • Ancient Philosophy
  • British Journal of Aesthetics
  • Contemporary Philosophy
  • Dialogue
  • Ethics and Education
  • Inquiry
  • International Philosophical Quarterly
  • Journal of Ethics
  • Journal of Symbolic Logic
  • Law and Philosophy
  • Mind
  • Monist
  • Review of Metaphysics
  • Studies in History and Philosophy of Science
  • Telos
  • Theory and Decision

These are just examples. To find more, or to look for a specific journal or periodical, search our Journals.

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