Philosophy Department Profile
BA with a major or minor in Philosophy in a 15 or 20 unit program. An advanced major certificate is also offered post BA.
BA in Philosophy and Religion in a 15 or 20 unit. An advanced major certificate is also offered post BA. Courses pertain to 3 themes : Human Nature, Ethics and Social Morality, and Faith and Reason.
LC Class Ranges
Current Collecting Intensity using Collection Level Codes
B 1- 5739
Speculative Philosophy. Metaphysics. Epistemology. Ontology.
Ethics: History and Systems
Individual Ethics. Practical and Applied Ethics.
Natural Theology. Theism. Nature and Attributes of Deity. Monotheism. Religion and Science.
The State and the Individual. Individual Rights. Liberty.
Jurisprudence. Philosophy and Theory of Law. Natural Law.
Humanistic, Liberal Education
Philosophy of Biology. Bioethics.
R 723- 726
War: Philosophical Issues
Materials selected for students in Philosophy are used by faculty and students in Political Studies, Sociology, Education, Religious Studies, History, English, Gerontology, Psychology, Business, Public Relations, and Women’s Studies.
Materials are selected by Philosophy Department faculty and librarians. The librarians also select specialized dictionaries and encyclopedias, bibliographies, and indexes.
Current English language publications are selected. Some retrospective selection and searching of the out of print market may be required. Donations of titles are accepted, particularly if they are currently out of print or are unique additions to the Novanet database.
Unpublished dissertations, manuscripts, popular works without academic interest, collections of journal article reprints.
Other Local Collections:
Dalhousie Killam Library. Dalhousie Law Library. Patrick Power Library – Saint Mary’s University. Atlantic School of Theology . University of King’s College Library.