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Philosophy: Home

Resources for the study of philosophy.

Browsing the Shelves

Call Numbers - using Library of Congress Classification

General (General) - B1-5802

By period & philosopher - B108-5802

Ancient - B108-708

Medieval - B720-765

Renaissance - B770-785

Modern - B790-5802

Metaphysics - BD95-131

Epistemology - BD143-237

Ontology - BD300-450

Cosmology - BD493-701

Ethics - BJ1-1725


Interlibrary Loan (ILL)

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See the Library Resources LibGuide for more information on Interlibrary Loan policies, procedures and our online submission form.

Where to start


In addition to searching specific philosophic periods or thinkers, helpful terms to search include the following:

  • Epistemology
  • Existentialism
  • Ethics/Bioethics
  • Metaphysics
  • Phenomenology
  • Ontology
  • Cosmology
  • Rationalism
  • Deconstruction
  • Empiricism
  • Postmodernism


Journals - In addition, search the catalog for a particular journal relevant to the study of philosophy. Print periodicals are found on the second floor of the library, though electronic versions can be searched for from our E-Journals A-Z list. Below is a list of representative journals for this discipline:

A Match of Minds

Subject Guide