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Scope of Collection
All aspects of philosophy are collected in support of the research and teaching needs of those in Philosophy, Rhetoric, Classics, area studies and other interdisciplinary fields.

The Philosophy collection includes epistemology, philosophy of mind, metaphysics, philosophy of language, logic, ethics, the history of philosophy, and philosophy of science. The Rhetoric collection includes continental philosophy and critical theory. There is considerable interface between these and other collections on campus, see Related Collections, below.

Primary Languages and Formats
English, all formats except A/V.

Related Collections
Math (logic), Art History/Classics (ancient philosophy), Education-Psychology (perception, consciousness, philosophy of psychology), science libraries (philosophy of science), East Asian Library (for materials in east asian languages), and the Howison Library located in the Philosophy Department.

For information, see Philosophy.

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