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Titles on medieval philosopy are cataloged with the broad subject heading Philosophy, Medieval.
Some examples are:
The Cambridge Companion to Medieval Philosophy
(print and online versions)
GENERAL B721 .C36 2003
Basic Issues in Medieval Philosophy: selected readings presenting the interactive discourses among major figures.
GENERAL B720 .B38 2006
History of Christian Philosophy in the Middle Ages
GENERAL B721 .G48
Medieval Islamic Philisophical Writings
GENERAL B741 .M44 2005
The Internet Medieval Sourcebook
Includes historical maps, saint biographies, medieval literature, and other resources.
Online Medieval and Classical Library
Collection of literary works organized by author, title, genre, or language.
Erratic Impact: Medieval Philosophy
Listing of important people and events in medieval philosophy, with links to suggested reading. A starting point for brainstorming topics and sources.