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Philosophy Guide: Books

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Metroversity Libraries

Metroversity Libraries share resources. People affiliated with UofL (holding valid UofL ID cards) may borrow materials from these libraries.

Philosophy by Period and Region

These subject headings will help you find books on selected periods in the history of philosophy as well as books on philosophy from specific regions.

This list is not comprehensive, so ask a librarian if you don't see what you need.

  • African Philosophy
  • African American Philosophy
  • American Philosophy
  • Ancient Philosophy
  • Asian Philosophy
  • British Philosophy
  • Chinese Philosophy
  • Comparative Philosophy
  • English Philosophy
  • French Philosophy
  • German Philosophy
  • Indian Philosophy -- North America
  • Indic Philosophy
  • Italian Philosophy
  • Japanese Philosophy
  • Latin American Philosophy
  • Medieval Philosophy
  • Modern Philosophy
  • Modern Philosophy -- 20th Century
  • Renaissance Philosophy
  • Spanish Philosophy

Classification Outline

  • B- Philosophy (General)
  • B - Philosophy (General)
  • BC - Logic
  • BD - Speculative philosophy
  • BF -Psychology
    • 1-990 - Psychology
    • 1001-1389 - Parapsychology
  • BH - Aesthetics
  • BJ - Ethics
    • 1-1725 - Ethics
    • 1801-2195 - Social usages. Etiquette.
  • BL - Religions. Mythology. Rationalism
  • BM - Judaism
  • BP - Islam. Bahá'ísm. Theosophy
    • 1-253 - Islam
    • 300-395 - Bahai Faith
    • 500-585 - Theosophy
    • 595-597 - Anthroposophy
    • 600-610 - Other beliefs and movements
  • BQ - Buddhism
  • BR - Christianity
  • BS - The Bible
  • BT - Doctrinal Theology
  • BV - Practical Theology
  • BX - Christian Denominations

Philosophical Branches and Theories

These subject headings will help you find books on selected philosophical branches and theories.

This list is not comprehensive, so ask a librarian if you don't see what you need.

  • Aesthetics
  • Analysis (Analytic Philosophy)
  • Art -- Philosophy
  • Critical Theory
  • Deconstruction
  • Empiricism
  • Ethics
  • Existentialism
  • Feminist Theory
  • Hermeneutics
  • Human Rights -- Philosophy
  • Idealism
  • Ideology
  • Legitimacy of Governments
  • Logic
  • Marxist Philosophy
  • Medical Ethics
  • Medical Philosophy
  • Metaphysics
  • Literature -- Philosophy
  • Modern Logic
  • Ontology
  • Phenomenology
  • Philosophical Anthropology
  • Philosophy and Science
  • Philosophy of Mind
  • Philosophy of Nature
  • Political Science -- Philosophy
  • Postmodernism
  • Poststructuralism
  • Pragmatism
  • Rationalism
  • Realism
  • Reason
  • Rhetoric
  • Skepticism
  • Structuralism
  • Symbolic and Mathematical Logic
  • Theory of Knowledge (Epistemology)
  • Values
  • Virtue

Philosophy and Religion

These subject headings will help you find books on philosophy and religion.

This list is not comprehensive, so ask a librarian if you don't see what you need.

  • Agnosticism
  • Atheism
  • Buddhist Philosophy
  • Christianity -- Philosophy
  • Doctrinal Theology
  • Hindu Philosophy
  • Islamic Philosophy
  • Jewish Philosophy
  • Philosophical Theology
  • Philosophy and Religion
  • Theism
  • Theology

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