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Philosophy Library Guide

Your guide to resources and sources for students exploring philosophical concepts and topics.

Browsing the Stacks

Howard-Tilton's stacks are organized according to the Library of Congress Classification system.  Related books are grouped together.

Call Numbers For Philosophy Topics

B1-5802 Philosophy (General)

B69-99 General works
B108-5802 By period. 

Including individual philosophers and schools of philosophy

B108-708 Ancient
B720-765 Medieval
B770-785 Renaissance
B790-5802 Modern

B808-849 Special topics and schools of philosophy
B850-5739 By region or country
B5800-5802 By religion

BC1-199 Logic

BC11-39 History

BC25-39 By period

BD10-701 Speculative Philosophy 

BD10-41 General philosophical works
BD95-131 Metaphysics
BD143-237 Epistemology. Theory of knowledge
BD240-260 Methodology
BD300-450 Ontology

Including being, the soul, life, death

BD493-701 Cosmology

Including teleology, space and time, structure of matter, plurality of worlds

BH: Aesthetics

BH1-301 Aesthetics

BH81-208 History
BH301 Special topics

BJ: Ethics
BJ1-1725 Ethics

BJ71-1185 History and general works

Including individual ethical philosophers

BJ1188-1295 Religious ethics
BJ1298-1335 Evolutionary and genetic ethics
BJ1365-1385 Positivist ethics
BJ1388 Socialist ethics
BJ1390-1390.5 Communist ethics
BJ1392 Totalitarian ethics
BJ1395 Feminist ethics
BJ1518-1697 Individual ethics. Character. Virtue

Including practical and applied ethics, conduct of life, vices, success, ethics for children

BJ1725 Ethics of social groups, classes, etc. Professional ethics
BJ1801-2195 Social usages. Etiquette

BJ2021-2078 Etiquette of entertaining
BJ2139-2156 Etiquette of travel
BJ2195 Telephone etiquette

Topics Related to Philosophy

Philosophy of / and …

AZ 101 The Humanities
BF 41-50 Psychology
BL 51 Religion
BP 595 Anthroposophy
BT 40-50 Theology
CB 19 Civilization
CN 40 Epigraphy
D 16.7-9 History
G 70 Geography
GF 21 Human ecology
GN 405 Cultural relativism
GN 470 Primitive philosophy
GV 342 Athletics
GV 706 Sports
GV 1507.P43 Philosophical recreations
H 61 Social sciences
HB 71 Economics
HM 26-33 Sociology
K 201-487 Law
LB 2386 Doctor of philosophy degree
ML 3800-3920 Music
N 61-79 Art
P 101-105 Language
P 151-295 Grammar
PN 45 Literature
PN 49 Philosophy in literature
PN 6231.P47 Philosophy - Humor
PR 2986 William Shakespeare
Q 173-5 Science
Q 325 Conscious automata
QA 9 Mathematics
QA 269 Game theory
QC 6 Physics
QH 323.5 Statistical biology
QH 331 Biology
QH 361 Evolution
R 723-725 Medicine
T 14 Technology

Religious Philosophy

BL 240.2 Religion and Science
BL 2700-2790 Rationalism in Religion
BP 134.P5 Koran and Philosophy
BQ 282 Buddhism -History- Philosophy
BQ 4040 Buddhism - Philosophy
BQ 4440 Buddhism - Knowledge, theory
BR 100-110 Christianity - Philosophy
BT 98-108 God, Proof of

Psychological Philosophy

BF 41-47 Philosophy of Psychology
BF 81-109 History, Origins of Psychology
BF 110-118 Early works through 1850
BF 121-149 Works 1850 -
BF 150-171 Mind and Body
BF 199 Behaviorism
BF 203 Gestalt
BF 204.5 Phenomenological psychology
BF 309-315 Cognition
BF 467-475 Time. Space. Causality.
BF 608-628 Will. Determinism.
QP 376-426 Brain/physiology & psychology
QP 411 Consciousness

Topics in Ethics

HQ 767.15 Abortion, Moral & Legal aspects
HM 131 Social interaction
HM 216 Social ethics
HV 4701-4759 Treatment of animals
K 3611.T7 Organ donation- Law & Legis.
KF 3823 Sick - Legal status
LC 268-269 Moral education
Q 155.3 Eugenics - Ethical aspects
QH 332 Bioethics
QH 442 Genetic engine. Social Aspects
R 726 Euthanasia
R 850-853 Medical res. - Moral Aspects
R 854-855 Medical tech. - Econ. Aspects
RA 410.53 Medical care - Cost-Moral aspects
RA 1067 Abortion
TD 171-178 Environmental ethics
TP 248.3 Genetic engineering

Ethics of …

BF 47-50 Psychology
GN 33.6 Anthropology
HB 835 Wealth
HF 5386-91 Business
HV 7924 Police
K 123 Legal ethics
LB 1779 Teaching
NA 1995 Architecture
PN 154 Literature
PN 2056 Professional acting
PN 4797 Journalism
R 723-727 Medicine
RC 455.2.E8 Psychotherapy
RS 100.5 Pharmacy
RT 85 Nursing
TA 157 Engineering
U 22 Military

Political Theory

D 16.9 Historical materialism
HB 97.5 Marxian economics
HB 501 Capitalism
HM 33-36 Political science and Sociology
HX 533 Communism and Philosophy
JA 71-84 Political philosophy
JC 11-126 Pre-modern political theory
JC 71 Greek political theory
JC 131-300 Modern political theory
JC 301-497 Forms of the State
JC 327 Sovereignty
JC 336 Social contract
JC 500-561 Purpose, function of the state
JC 571-628 The State and the Individual
JC 571-574 Authority. Individualism.
JC 575-578 Equality. Justice.
JC 585-599 Liberty
JK 1751-1788 Political ethics - Citizenship

Philosophical Bibliography 

Z696.U5.B1 Library of Congress classification for Philosophy
Z 5000-7999 Bibliographies and Reference Guides (by subject)
Z 5069 Aesthetics
Z 5873 Ethics
Z 6611.P Philosophical Manuscripts
Z 7125-7130 Philosophy
Z 7821 Philosophy of Religion
Z 8000-8999 Bibliographies and References Guides (by individual A - Z)

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