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ECSU Philosophy

 

Library Locations

 Browse these call numbers for books in philosophy in the Reference Section of the library (2nd floor) and in the main stacks (3rd floor):

  • B:  general philosophy and individual philosophers
  • BC: logic
  • BD: speculative philosophy, metaphysics, epistemology
  • BH: aesthetics
  • BJ: ethics
  • BL: religion & mythology, including Hinduism and Jainism
  • BQ: Buddhism

For call numbers in related subject areas, see the Find Books tab.

 

Overview

Reference Sources on Philosophy at Smith Library   Encyclopedias and other reference books can be a good place to start a research project: They are designed to provide authoritative information; they can give you an overview of a new, unfamiliar topic; and they should provide a bibliography of sources to examine.  They are intended to be authoritative, but ideas change and new trends develop, so evaluate these sources with the same critical acumen you use on other sources of information. 

Books:  Finding books on philosophy at Smith Library   Help with finding books on philosophy in Smith Library's print and electronic collections.

Journals: Finding articles and using Smith Library research databases  Help with finding articles in philosophy journals and using the ECSU Journal locator.  For more help searching databases or locating journals visit or call the library’s reference desk. 

Web Resources on Philosophy  This page contains links to information on Eastern’s philosophy program, professional philosophy associations, and a few reputable websites that focus on philosophy. 

For more help, contact the library reference desk at 860-465-4699 (x5-4699 on campus) or toll-free at 1-877-587-8694, or vist http://www.easternct.edu/smithlibrary/library1/askus.htm for links to an email form and chat reference service.

 

Philosophy Liaison

Carolyn Coates
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Please contact me with questions, suggestions for library resources in this area, or changes or corrections to this guide: Library 439, x5-5557
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