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Browse the library's book stacks

Browse the stacks on the 1st floor of Draughon (RBD) Library to find books on philosophy. Try these call number ranges:

Philosophy (General) B 1-5802
Ancient Philosophy (600 BC – 430 AD) B 108-708
Medieval Philosophy (430 AD–1450 AD) B 720-765
Renaissance Philosophy B 770-785
Modern Philosophy (1450 AD – present) B 790-5802
Logic BC 1-199
Speculative philosophy BD 10-701
Metaphysics BD 95-131
Epistemology. Theory of knowledge BD 143-237
Speculative philosophy -- Methodology BD 240-260
Ontology (including being, the soul, life, death) BD 300-450
Cosmology (including teleology, space and time, structure of matter, plurality of worlds) BD 493-701
Aesthetics BH 1-301
Ethics BJ 1-1725
For a more detailed breakdown of LC classification in philosophy, see
A Guide to Philososophy in the Library of Congress Classification (created by John R. Shook)


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