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Web Resources

Internet Encyclopedia of Philosophy: A "peer-reviewed academic resource,” this site offers different search options to access its original articles. It is hosted by the Philosophy Dept. at Univ. of Tennessee at Martin.

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Browse Books, DVDs, and Other Shelf Resources by Shelf Number

B 1 to B 5802 – Philosophy (General).

B 69 to B99 – General works.

B 108 to B 5802 – By period, including philosophers and schools of philosophy.

B 5800 to B 5802 – Modern. By religion.

BC 1 to BC 199 – Logic.

BD – Speculative philosophy.

BD 95 – Metaphysics

BD 143 to BD 237 – Epistemology.

BJ 1 to BJ 2836 – Ethics.

BJ 71 to BJ 1185 – History, including individual ethical philosophers.

BJ 1188 to BJ 1295 – Religious ethics.

BJ 1518 to BJ 1697 – Individual ethics. Character. Virtue.

BL 51 to BL 65 – Philosophy of religion.