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Philosophy: Home

This subject guide suggests the best sources to begin your study of philosophy and philosophers. Use the reference sources to get an overview of philosophers’ work, philosophical schools, and philosophical concepts.

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Introduction

The library contains many works by philosophers: you can find them by searching the online catalog or by using the call numbers and subject headings list below. The electronic resources will help you find articles in periodicals about philosophy.

Call Numbers

Call numbers are places to check in the library.

Go to that location, and browse the shelves for books on that topic.

100—Philosophy
101—Theory of philosophy
110—Metaphysics
120—Epistemology, causation, and humankind
130—Parapsychology and occultism
140—Specific philosophical schools
141—Idealism and related systems
142—Critical philosophy
143—Bergsonism and intuitionism
144—Humanism and related systems
145—Sensationalism
146—Naturalism and related systems
147—Pantheism and related systems
148—Ecclecticism, liberalism, and traditionalism
150—Psychology
160—Logic
170—Ethics
180—Ancient, medieval, and eastern philosophy
181—Eastern philosophy
182—Pre-Socratic Greek philosophy
183—Socratic and related philosophies
184—Platonic philosophy
185—Aristotelian philosophy
186—Skeptic and Neoplatonic philosophies
187—Epicurean philosophy
188—Stoic philosophy
189—Medieval western philosophy
190—Modern western philosophy
191—Philosophy of United States and Canada
192—Philosophy of British Isles
193—Philosophy of Germany and Austria
194—Philosophy of France
195—Philosophy of Italy
196—Philosophy of Spain and Portugal
197—Philosophy of former Soviet Union
198—Philosophy of Scandinavia
199—Philosophy in other geographic areas

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Internet Public Library

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Subject Headings

Subject headings are suggested terms to use when searching the library catalog. Search for them by “subject,” not by “keyword.”

Besides the subject terms listed below, search the catalog for specific philosophers, schools of philosophy, and philosophical concepts.

Aesthetics
Analysis (philosophy)
Belief and doubt
Causation
Consciousness
Dualism
Ethics
Evidence
Good and evil
Humanism
Identity (philosophical concept)
Knowledge, theory of Logic
Naturalism
Nominalism
Perfection
Philosophers
Philosophers—(see specific countries)
Philosophers—Ancient
Philosophers—Biography
Philosophers—Dictionaries
Philosophers—Medieval
Philosophers—Modern
Philosophy
Philosophy—(see specific countries)
Philosophy—Art
Philosophy—Augustine
Philosophy—Bible
Philosophy—Christian
Philosophy—Comparative
Philosophy—Dictionaries
Philosophy—Encyclopedias
Philosophy—Education
Philosophy—Europe
Philosophy—Greek
Philosophy—History
Philosophy—Islamic
Philosophy—Jewish
Philosophy—Law
Philosophy—Mathematics
Philosophy—Medieval
Philosophy—Modern
Philosophy—Oriental
Philosophy—Political science
Philosophy—Politics
Philosophy—Religion
Philosophy—Rhetoric
Philosophy—Science
Philosophy—Time
Philosophy and aesthetics
Philosophy and religion
Philosophy of mind
Philosophy of nature
Pre-Socratic philosophers
Pragmatism
Reductionism
Rhetoric—Philosophy
Self (philosophy)
Space and time
Theism
Theory (philosophy)
Thought and thinking
Truth