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PHILOSOPHY AND RELATED FIELDS OF STUDY-- SELECTED RESOURCES 

Keeley Library  Revised Jan. 23, 2001

See also subdivisions below.

See also related topics:
Religion
Bioethics

 BACKGROUND INFORMATION ABOUT PHILOSOPHY

in World Book Encyclopedia. Chicago:World Book, 2001
Ref. 031 W927 1990 v.15
 in Encyclopedia Americana. Danbury, CT:Grolier, 1999
Ref. 031 E56A 1999 v.21
Singer, Marcus G."Philosophy".v. 15  Quintin, Anthony, et.al."Philosophy".v. 21 

PHILOSOPHY BROWSING GUIDE   100'S
See our guide,Finding Your Way in the Library, and our Library Floor Plan to locate books on the shelves.

100's    Philosphy and Related Fields...
110's    Ontology and Methodology
120's Knowledge, Cause, Purpose, Man
130's Paranormal Phenomena
140's Specific Philosophical Schools 
150's Psychology
160's Logic
170's Ethics(Moral Philosophy)
180's Ancient, Medieval, Oriental Philosophy
190's   Modern Western Philosophy 

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SELECTED REFERENCE BOOKS

The call  number for each will bring you to the general area for that subject. Each type of book listed below is useful for a particular purpose. These kinds of resources exist for books in many different subject areas. As you use them, you will become more familiar with them, and will appreciate their value.
Resource Type: Selected Title Call Number
Philosophy Handbooks
These give you a short explanation of the event or topic. They are usually one-volume works which
specialize in one area.
Masterpieces of World Philosophy in Summary Form
Treasury of Philosophy
Great Treasury of Western Thought
Ref. 109 M194

Ref. 108 R941
Ref. 080 G786

Philosophy Primary Sources, 
Reprints or extracts from primary sources, 
such as letters, newspaper articles, speeches, etc.
Harvard Classics (50 volumes)
Great Books of the Western World
Ref. 080 H339
REf. 028.8 G7856

PERIODICALS AND NEWS ARTICLES ONLINE

SIRS NEWSPAPER AND PERIODICAL REPRINTS: INFOTRAC  WEB ONLINE PERIODICALS DATABASE ELECTRIC LIBRARY
 As members of SAILS, Durfee  students and teachers can access SIRS, INFOTRAC AND ELECTRIC LIBRARY, both  from library workstations, and from home. From home or a school lab computer, go to SAILS  Databases. You will need your library barcode when dialing from a home computer or a lab.

RELATED WEB SITES

Internet Encyclopedia of Philosophy Philososphy in Cyberspace
Guide to Philosophy on the Internet WWW Virtual Library: Philosophy

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September, 1978  to  June, 2001