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Lucy Scribner Library

Philosophy: Books

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Library Catalog

Search for books, eBooks, DVDs, and other physical materials housed within Lucy Scribner Library.


Use WorldCat to search libraries across the country and world to find and request books using Interlibrary Loan (ILL) (5-8 business day delivery time).

Search for eBooks

Along with the catalog, we have many electronic books available from Oxford.

Request Book Chapters

While books are physically sent to the library, a book chapter can be requested and is sent electronically as a PDF. If you only need a single chapter from a book, use the "Book Chapter" form in your ILL account. You'll have access to the PDF within 1-3 business days.

Interlibrary Loan (ILL)

Sign up for ILL to request books from other institutions (5-8 business day delivery time).
Where's my book?
Books about philosophy will be located on the 2nd floor of the library and use the Library of Congress Classification system to organize them on the shelves.  The first two letters of the call number indicate the broad subject and then will be broken down into subtopics.  Search the catalog to find the call number for specific works.
  • B - General Philosophy
  • BC - Logic
  • BD - Speculative Philosophy
  • BH - Aesthetics
  • BJ - Ethics