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Philosophy Resources: Books

Finding Books

The Library of Congress (LC) classification
(the system Snowden Library uses to organize books)
for Philosophy begins with the letter B.

The Bs are located on the THIRD FLOOR
Overall B call number scheme and breakdown for Philosophy

  • B = Philosophy (General)
  • BC = Logic
  • BD = Speculative Philosophy
  • BJ = Ethics

Make sure you browse the shelf where books on your subject are located in order to see what else is available.  Your specific search may not have yielded the perfect book, so look closely!

For more targeted searching, use the search boxes
and links found on the right side of this page.


In addition, there is a wealth of information to be found in open textbooks at the Open Textbook Library.
HERE is a link to 19 Philosophy textbooks available at the OTL.

Snowden Online Catalog

Use the Snowden Online Catalog to find books and movies in Snowden Library's collection.

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eBook Search

Searching Beyond Snowden

Don't see what you need at Snowden? You can search for books available at other libraries using

If you know a book title you want, you can also use E-Z Borrow to order it from other libraries in or near Pennsylvania.