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Philosophy Department Profile

Program:
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.

 

Collection Analysis:

Subject Areas
LC Class Ranges
Current Collecting Intensity using Collection Level Codes


Philosophy (General)
B 1- 5739
3a


Logic
BC 1-199
2


Speculative Philosophy. Metaphysics. Epistemology. Ontology.
BD 10-701
2


Ethics
including:
Ethics: History and Systems
Religious Ethics
Individual Ethics. Practical and Applied Ethics.
BJ 1-1725

BJ 71-1185
BJ 1188-1295
BJ 1518-1697
3a


Natural Theology. Theism. Nature and Attributes of Deity. Monotheism. Religion and Science.
BL 175-290
3a


Rationalism
BL 2700-2790
2


The State and the Individual. Individual Rights. Liberty.
JC 571-607
2


Jurisprudence. Philosophy and Theory of Law. Natural Law.
K 201-487
2


Moral Education
LC 251-318
3a


Humanistic, Liberal Education
LC 1001-1024
3a


Philosophy of Biology. Bioethics.
QH 331-332
3a


Medical Ethics
R 723- 726
3a


War: Philosophical Issues
U 21-22.3
3a

 

 

Clientele:
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.
Responsibility:
Materials are selected by Philosophy Department faculty and librarians. The librarians also select specialized dictionaries and encyclopedias, bibliographies, and indexes.
Scope:
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.
Exclusions:
Unpublished dissertations, manuscripts, popular works without academic interest, collections of journal article reprints.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.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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