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Philosophy: Books

To find books in our collection, search QCAT by author, title, subject heading, or keyword.

To find books by a particular author/person, search QCAT by author:
metz, rudolf
To find books about a particular author/person, search QCAT by subject heading:
bacon, frances, 1561-1626
To find books on a topic, use a keyword search if you do not know the correct subject heading for a topic. Think of the focus (or key) words that describe your topic.
philosophy and aesthetics
Select useful titles and look at the full record for subject headings. Some useful Philosophy subject headings are:
philosophy, modern--20th century
philosophy--collected works
philosophy--history
To find bibliographies on a topic, look for the subdivision bibliography following a subject heading.
bacon, frances, 1561-1626--bibliography
To find primary sources in the library, look for the subdivision sources following a subject heading.
philosophy, german--19th century--sources

Last Updated: 13 August 2009