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Browsing by Call Number

Most philosophy books fall within the B call number range on our Upper Level:

            B1 Philosophy - General
            BC1 Logic
            BD10 Speculative Philosophy
            BF1 Psychology
            BF1001    Parapsychology
            BF1404 Occult Sciences
            BH1 Aesthetics
            BJ1 Ethics - Social Usages
            BJ1801 Etiquette
            BL1 Religion (General)
            BM1 Judiasm
            BP1 Islam
            BQ1 Buddhism
            BR1 Christianity
            BS1 Bible
            BT10 Doctrinal Theology (Christianity)
            BV1 Practical Theology (Christianity)
            BX1 Christian Denominations
Some works on philosopy in relation to other subjects may be found under the call number of that subject.

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