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This guide is intended to help you find both print and online philosophy resources.
This guide is intended to help you find both print and online philosophy resources. This guide is only a starting point for your research, it is not meant to be a comprehensive list of resources. If you need further assistance, please visit the Service Desk in the library.
Features hundreds of titles covering Art, Architecture, Design, History, Philosophy, Music, Literature, Theatre and Cultural Studies. It is designed to complement the following indexes: ABM, Avery, BHA, BHI, DAAI, Index Islamicus, MLA, Philosopher's Index and RILM.
Free, full-text, scholarly and scientific journals in an independent database containing ca. 12,000 open access journals covering all areas of science, technology, medicine, social science and humanities.
Mostly full-text, broad subject database with strong coverage in many subject areas.
Peer-reviewed, full-text journals, including many journals indexed in leading citation indexes. The combination of academic journals, magazines, periodicals, reports, books and videos meets the needs of scholars in virtually every discipline ranging from astronomy, anthropology, biomedicine, engineering, health, law and literacy to mathematics, pharmacology, women’s studies, zoology and more.
over 1.5 million articles of scientific and scholarly research dating back to 1799. Items with an open lock icon are available for for free. Items without an icon may be purchased through the database for immediate 24-hour access or requested through Interlibrary Loan.
All books in the library are arranged by subject using the Library of Congress classification system for call numbers and subject headings. The majority of call numbers for Philosophy begin with "B". The basic breakdown is as follows:
B1 - B5802
B69 - B99
- General Works
B108 - B708
- Ancient Philosophy
B720 - B765
- Medieval Philosophy
B770 - B785
- Renaissance Philosophy
B790 - B5802
- Modern Philosophy
BC1 - BC199
BD10 - BD701
BD10 - BD41
- General Philosophical Works
BD95 - BD131
BD143 - BD237
- Epistemology. Theory of Knowledge.
BD240 - BD260
BD300 - BD450
- Ontology. Including being, the soul, life, death.
BD493 - BD701
- Cosmology. Including space and time, structure of matter.
BH1 - BH301
BJ1 - BJ1750
BL51 - 65
Philosophy of Religion
Occasionally a totally different call number will appear, such as N7477 .U53 Understanding Art Objects : Thinking through the Eye. This means the item is about more than art than it is about aesthetics and higher importance was given to the other subject when the call number was assigned.