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Philosophy

This guide is meant to point researchers in the direction of commonly-used Philosophy resources available at Illinois State University. There are also resources and search strategies to support ISU's Religious Studies minor

Finding Books at Milner

Philosophy books can be found on the 3rd floor of Milner Library. Here is a breakdown of the major subjects within Philosophy, organized by Library of Congress call numbers. These are general topics. For more specific subtopics, reach out or search the library catalog.  If you need Philosophy titles, check out the Commonly Used Religious Texts page!

  • 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.

 

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