Blakley Library Philosophy Resources
Plato, copy of portrait made by Silanion ca 370 B.C.
(photo by Marie-Lan Nguyen, Creative Commons Attribution)
Blakley Library houses an excellent collection of primary philosophical texts. It receives around fifty philosophy and philosophy-related journals in several languages, which makes it one of the most extensive collections of philosophical review in the Southwest.
Exciting new access...
Blakley Library is pleased to provide online access to the Encyclopedia of Ancient Greek Language and Linguistics (EAGLL). This source provides the most current research across a range of disciplines relating to the ancient Greek language. Click here to access this resource.
The Encyclopedia of Philosophy is also available online and the International Philosophical Bibliography is now online from 1997 - present. (The print version is still available in the reference section of the library under Ref Z 7127 .R42.)
Welcome to the Philosophy subject guide. This guide will direct you to the various resources available for research in philosophy. Although it is not comprehensive, it will point you to the most useful databases, journals, books and reference sources, and online information. It will assist you in both basic and advanced research. Updating is done periodically so keep an eye out for information about new resources and search tips.
Use the tabs above to find out more specific information about the various resources for philosophy.
Looking for articles or online information? Try Full-text Journals or the Databases or Journals or Internet Resources tabs above.
Looking for books? You can find books by using our online catalog or you may want to browse the shelf. Print books on philosophy are located in the "B" section on the lower level of Blakley Library. Below is a more detailed breakdown of subject areas:
B - Philosophy, general
B 69-99 - General works
B 108-5802 - By period (includes schools of philosophy and individual philosophers)
B 108-708 - Ancient
B 720-765 - Medieval
B 770-785 - Renaissance
B 790-5802 - Modern
BC - Logic
BD - Speculative philosophy
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 - Aesthetics
BJ - Ethics
BJ 71-1185 - History and general works (including individual ethical
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 (includes practical and
Other areas of interest include:
K 201-487 - Philosophy and theory of law
KB - Religious law
Q 174-175 - Philosophy and ethics of science
R 723-726 - Medical philosophy. Medical ethics.