BISAC Subject Headings List

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PHI000000    PHILOSOPHY / General

PHI001000    PHILOSOPHY / Aesthetics

PHI047000    PHILOSOPHY / African

PHI028000    PHILOSOPHY / Buddhist

PHI026000    PHILOSOPHY / Criticism

PHI003000    PHILOSOPHY / Eastern

PHI048000    PHILOSOPHY / Environmental

PHI004000    PHILOSOPHY / Epistemology

PHI035000    PHILOSOPHY / Essays

PHI005000    PHILOSOPHY / Ethics & Moral Philosophy

                     PHILOSOPHY / Ethnophilosophy see headings under SOCIAL SCIENCE / Ethnic Studies

                     PHILOSOPHY / Feminism see SOCIAL SCIENCE / Feminism & Feminist Theory

PHI007000    PHILOSOPHY / Free Will & Determinism

PHI008000    PHILOSOPHY / Good & Evil

PHI036000    PHILOSOPHY / Hermeneutics

PHI033000    PHILOSOPHY / Hindu

PHI009000    PHILOSOPHY / History & Surveys / General

PHI002000    PHILOSOPHY / History & Surveys / Ancient & Classical

PHI012000    PHILOSOPHY / History & Surveys / Medieval

PHI037000    PHILOSOPHY / History & Surveys / Renaissance

PHI016000    PHILOSOPHY / History & Surveys / Modern

PHI050000    PHILOSOPHY / Indigenous *

PHI046000    PHILOSOPHY / Individual Philosophers

PHI038000    PHILOSOPHY / Language

PHI011000    PHILOSOPHY / Logic

PHI013000    PHILOSOPHY / Metaphysics

PHI014000    PHILOSOPHY / Methodology

PHI015000    PHILOSOPHY / Mind & Body

                      PHILOSOPHY / Moral Philosophy see Ethics & Moral Philosophy

PHI031000    PHILOSOPHY / Movements / General

PHI039000    PHILOSOPHY / Movements / Analytic

PHI040000    PHILOSOPHY / Movements / Critical Theory

PHI027000    PHILOSOPHY / Movements / Deconstruction

PHI041000    PHILOSOPHY / Movements / Empiricism

PHI006000    PHILOSOPHY / Movements / Existentialism

PHI010000    PHILOSOPHY / Movements / Humanism

PHI042000    PHILOSOPHY / Movements / Idealism

PHI018000    PHILOSOPHY / Movements / Phenomenology

PHI043000    PHILOSOPHY / Movements / Post-Structuralism

PHI020000    PHILOSOPHY / Movements / Pragmatism

PHI032000    PHILOSOPHY / Movements / Rationalism

PHI044000    PHILOSOPHY / Movements / Realism

PHI029000    PHILOSOPHY / Movements / Structuralism

PHI045000    PHILOSOPHY / Movements / Transcendentalism

PHI030000    PHILOSOPHY / Movements / Utilitarianism

                       PHILOSOPHY / Mysticism see BODY, MIND & SPIRIT / Mysticism or RELIGION / Mysticism

PHI049000    PHILOSOPHY / Nature

                     PHILOSOPHY / Philosophy of Education see EDUCATION / Philosophy, Theory & Social Aspects

                     PHILOSOPHY / Philosophy of Language see Language

                    PHILOSOPHY / Philosophy of Religion see RELIGION / Philosophy 

                      PHILOSOPHY / Philosophy of Science see SCIENCE / Philosophy & Social Aspects

PHI019000    PHILOSOPHY / Political

PHI021000    PHILOSOPHY / Reference

PHI022000    PHILOSOPHY / Religious

PHI034000    PHILOSOPHY / Social

PHI023000    PHILOSOPHY / Taoist

                    PHILOSOPHY / Utopian see POLITICAL SCIENCE / Utopias

                    PHILOSOPHY / Western see specific headings in this section

                    PHILOSOPHY / Yoga see Hindu or HEALTH & FITNESS / Yoga

PHI025000    PHILOSOPHY / Zen

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