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Philosophy Research Guide: Books and Print Resources

Philosophy Research Guide

Reference Books

FREE eBooks

Many classic works of philosophy are no longer under copyright, and are thus available in full-text on the web.

Subject Headings

The following phrases may be helpful to search as subjects or keyword in the library catalog to find books on the shelves:

  • Aesthetics
  • Belief and doubt
  • Complexity (Philosophy)
  • Consciousness
  • Ethics
  • Good and evil
  • "isms" - i.e. Determinism, Existentialism, Humanism, Nihilism, Positivism, Transcendentalism etc.
  • Logic
  • Metaphysics
  • Ontology
  • Reality
  • Simplicity (Philosophy)
  • Truth


Gallucci-Cirio Library Search

In the Stacks

Here are the sections in the library that will contain books on philosophy:

  • B - General Philosophy
  • BC - Logic
  • BD - Speculative Philosophy
  • BH - Aesthetics
  • BJ - Ethics
  • BL-BX - Religions

Subject Guide

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Renée Fratantonio
HA-106, Amelia V. Gallucci-Cirio Library, Hammond Hall