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Resource Guide:
Rationalists

Sample Call Numbers

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

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.

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

Sample Materials at Von Canon Library

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

Research Databases

Relevant Journals and Magazines

  • 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

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

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