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Resource Guide:
Rationalists

Selected Call Numbers

Call numbers are the shelving locations for each item. Browsing in the following areas of the library will help you find materials for your topic.

Topic Call Number
Modern PhilosophyB 790-5802
RationalismBL 2700-2790
PositivismB 83.5.A3-83.5.Z
Locke, JohnB 1250-1298
Berkeley, GeorgeB 1301-1349
Hume, DavidB 1450-1499
Hobbes, ThomasB 1203-1249
Descartes, ReneB 1860-1878
Malebranche, NicolasB 1890-1898

Selected Subject Headings

Subject headings are selected terms to represent a topic. Searching subject headings in the library catalog will bring the most complete list of results. Below are some example subject headings. More subject headings can be located in the red books at the reference desk.

  • Rationalist
  • Philosophy
  • Descartes
  • Kant
  • Hobbes
  • Pascal
  • Spinoza
  • Leibnitz
  • Locke
  • Berkeley
  • Hume
  • Malebranche
  • Belief and Doubt
  • Philosophy, modern
  • Realism
  • Religion
  • Knowledge, theory of
  • Positivism

Selected Materials at the Von Canon Library

Below are some selected materials in the library with their shelving locations. Browsing in the listed areas of the library will help you find more materials for your topic.

Title Call Number
The correspondence between Princess Elisabeth of Bohemia and ReneB 1873 .E55 2007
Normativity and the willBJ 1458 .W155 2006
Meaning in Spinoza's methode-Book
Oxford studies in early modern philosophyB 801 .O94 2006 v.3
Descartes' system of natural philosophye-Book
Renaissance and early modern philosophyB 775 .R46 2002
Learning from six philosophers: Descartes, Spinoza, Leibniz, LockeB 791 .B43 2001
New essays on the rationalistsB 833 .N48 1999
The light of the soul: theories of ideas in Leibniz, MalebrancheB 822 .J65 1989
A history of philosophy: Hobbes to HumeB 72 .C62 v. V
The Encyclopedia of philosophyREF B 41 E5

Selected Research Databases

The following databases are specifically useful for your topic. You can search them individually on the databases page.

Selected Journals and Magazines

The following journals supply articles to the library’s databases. YOu can see if a specific journal supplies articles to our databases by searching the journal title on the library journal page.

  • American philosophical quarterly
  • International philosophical quarterly
  • Journal of philosophical logic
  • Journal of philosophical studies
  • Journal of speculative philosophy
  • Philosophy of East and West
  • Philosophical review
  • Souther journal of philosophy
  • Hume Studies

Selected Websites and Digital Archives

The following websites are librarian-evaluated to provide trustworthy information for your topic. They include digitized collections connected to your topic.