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Philosophy

Book Locations by Call Number

Call Number Locations

Philosophy books can be found on the 3rd floor of Milner Library. Here is a breakdown of the major subjects within Philosophy and Religious Studies, organized by Library of Congress call numbers. These are general topics. For more specific subtopics, reach out or search the library catalog. 

  • B 69-99 - General works
  • B 108-5802 - Philosophy by period (including individual philosophers and schools of philosophy)
    • B 108-708 - Ancient Philosophy
    • B 720-765 - Medieval Philosophy
    • B 770-785 - Renaissance Philosophy
    • B 790-5802 - Modern Philosophy
  • BC 11-39 - History
  • BC 60-99 - General works
  • BC 171-199 - Special topics
  • BD 10-41 - General philosophical works
  • BD 95-131 - Metaphysics
  • BD 143-237 - Epistemology, Theory of knowledge
  • BD 240-260 - Methodology
  • BD 300-450 - Ontology
  • BD 493-701 - Cosmology
  • BH 81-208 - History
  • BH 301 - Special topics
  • BJ 71-1185 - History and general works
  • BJ 1188-1295 - Religious ethics
  • BJ 1298-1335 - Evolutionary and genetic ethics
  • BJ 1365-1385 - Positivist ethics
  • BJ 1388 - Socialist ethics
  • BJ 1390-1390.5 - Communist ethics
  • BJ 1392 - Totalitarian ethics
  • BJ 1395 - Feminist ethics
  • BJ 1518-1697 - Individual ethics, Character, Virtue.
  • BJ 1725 - Ethics of social groups, classes, etc. Professional ethics.
  • BJ 1801-2195 - Social usages, Etiquette.
  • BL 1-50 -Religion (General)
  • BL 51-65 - Philosophy of religion. Psychology of religion. Religion in relation to other subjects
  • BL 70-71 - Sacred books (General)
  • BL 71.5-73 - Biography
  • BL 74-99 - Religions of the world
  • BL 175-265 - Natural Theology
  • BL 270 - Unity and plurality
  • BL 290 - The soul
  • BL 300-325 - The myth. Comparative mythology
  • BL 350-385 - Classification of religions
  • BL 410 - Religions in relation to one another
  • BL 425-490 - Religious doctrines (General)
  • BL 500-547 - Eschatology
  • BL 550-619 - Worship. Cultus.
  • BL 624-629.5 - Religious life.
  • BL 630-632.5 - Religious organization
  • BL 660-2680 - History and principles of religions
  • BL 2700-2790 - Rationalism
  • BM 1-449 - General
  • BM 480-488.8 - Pre-Talmudic Jewish literature (non-Biblical)
  • BM 495-532 - Sources of Jewish religion. Rabbinical literature
  • BM 534-538 - Relation of Judaism to special subject fields
  • BM 545-582 - Principles of Judaism (General)
  • BM 585-585.4 - Controversial works against the Jews
  • BM 590-591 - Jewish works against Christianity and Islam
  • BM 600-645 - Dogmatic Judaism
  • BM 646 - Heresy, heresies
  • BM 648 - Apologetics
  • BM 650-747 - Practical Judaism
  • BM 750-755 - Biography
  • BM 900-990 - Samaritans
  • BP 1-68 - General
  • BP 70-80 - Biography
  • BP 87-89 - Islamic literature
  • BP 100-157 -Sacred books
  • BP 160-165 - General works on Islam
  • BP 166-166.94 - Theology (Kalām)
  • BP 167.5 - Heresy, heresies, heretics
  • BP 168 - Apostasy from Islam
  • BP 169 - Works against Islam and the Koran
  • BP 170 - Works in defense of Islam. Islamic apologetics
  • BP 171-173 - Relation of Islam to other religions
  • BP 174-190 - The practice of Islam
  • BP 191-253 - Branches, sects, etc
  • BP 300-395 - Bahai [sic] Faith
  • BP 500-585 - Theosophy
  • BP 595-597 - Anthroposophy
  • BP 600-610 - Other beliefs and movements
  • BQ 115-126 - General collections. Collected works
  • BQ 141-209 - Religious education (General)
  • BQ 251-799 - History
  • BQ 800-829 - Persecutions
  • BQ 840-999 - Biography
  • BQ 1001-1045 - Buddhist literature
  • BQ 1100-3340 - Tripitaka (Canonical literature)
  • BQ 4000-4060 - General works
  • BQ 4061-4570 - Doctrinal and systematic Buddhism
  • BQ 4600-4610 - Relation to other religious and philosophical systems
  • BQ 4620-4905 - Buddhist Pantheon
  • BQ 4911-5720 - Practice of Buddhism. Forms of worship
  • BQ 5725-5845 - Folklore
  • BQ 5851-5899 - Benevolent work. Social work. Welfare work, etc.
  • BQ 5901-5975 - Missionary work
  • BQ 6001-6160 - Monasticism and monastic life Samgha (Order)
  • BQ 6200-6240 - Asceticism. Hermits. Wayfaring life
  • BQ 6300-6388 - Monasteries. Temples. Shrines. Sites
  • BQ 6400-6495 - Pilgrims and pilgrimages
  • BQ 7001-9800 - Modifications, schools, etc.
  • BR 60-67 - Early Christian literature. Fathers of the Church, etc.
  • BR 115 - Christianity in relation to special subjects
  • BR 140-1510 - History of Christianity
  • BR 1600-1609 - Persecution. Martyrs
  • BR 1609.5 - Dissent
  • BR 1610 - Tolerance and toleration
  • BR 1615-1617 - Liberalism
  • BR 1620 - Sacrilege (History)
  • BR 1690-1725 - Biography
  • BS 11-115 - Early versions
  • BS 125-355 - Modern texts and versions
  • BS 410-680 - Works about the Bible
  • BS 701-1830 - Old Testament
  • BS 1901-2970 - New Testament
  • BT 19-37 - Doctrine and dogma
  • BT 93-93.6 - Judaism
  • BT 95-97.2 - Divine law. Moral government
  • BT 98-180 - God
  • BT 198-590 - Christology
  • BT 595-680 - Mary, Mother of Jesus Christ. Mariology
  • BT 695-749 - Creation
  • BT 750-811 - Salvation. Soteriology
  • BT 819-891 - Eschatology. Last things
  • BT 899-940 - Future state. Future life
  • BT 960-985 - Invisible world (saints, demons, etc.)
  • BT 990-1010 - Creeds, confessions, covenants, etc.
  • BT 1029-1040 - Catechisms
  • BT 1095-1255 - Apologetics. Evidences of Christianity
  • BT 1313-1480 - History of specific doctrines and movements. Heresies and schisms
  • BV 5-530 - Worship (Public and private)
  • BV 590-1652 - Ecclesiastical theology
  • BV 2000-3705 - Missions
  • BV 3750-3799 - Evangelism. Revivals
  • BV 4000-4470 - Pastoral theology
  • BV 4485-5099 - Practical religion. The Christian life
  • BX 1-9.5 - Church unity. Ecumenical movement. Interdenominational cooperation
  • BX 100-189 - Eastern churches. Oriental churches
  • BX 200-756 - Orthodox Eastern Church
  • BX 800-4795 - Catholic Church
  • BX 4800-9999 - Protestantism

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