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B - Philosophy, Psychology, Religion

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B Philosophy (General).
BC Logic.
BD Speculative Philosophy.
BF Psychology, Parapsychology, Occult Sciences.
BH Aesthetics.
BJ Ethics. Social Usages. Etiquette.
BL Religion.
BM Judaism.
BP Islam, Bahaism, Theosophy.
BQ Buddhism.
BR Christianity.
BS The Bible.
BT Doctrinal Theology.
BV Practical Theology.
BX Christian Denominations.

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Detailed Call Number Ranges for Section: B - Philosophy, Psychology, Religion

  
B 1-5739 Philosophy (General).
108-708 Ancient
720-765 Medieval
770-785 Renaissance
790-5739 Modern
850-5739 By Region or Country
BC 1-199 Logic.
BD 10-701 Speculative Philosophy.
10-41 General Philosophical Works
95-131 Metaphysics
143-236 Epistemology, Theory of Knowledge
240-260 Methodology
300-450 Ontology (including the soul, life, death)
493-701 Cosmology (including teleology, space and time, structure of matter, plurality of worlds)
BF 1-1999 Psychology, Parapsychology, Occult Sciences.
  1-940 Psychology
173-175 Psychoanalysis
176 Psychological Tests and Testing
180-205 Experimental Psychology
207-209 Psychotropic Drugs
231-299 Sensation, Aesthiology
309-499 Consciousness, Cognition, Perception, Intuition (including learning, attention, comprehension, memory, imagination, genius, intelligence, thought and thinking, mental fatigue)
501-504.3 Motivation
511-593 Emotion, Feeling, Affection
608-635 Will, Choice, Volition
636-637 Applied Psychology
660-685 Comparative Psychology
698-698.9 Personality
699-711 Genetic Psychology
  712-724.85 Developmental Psychology
721-723 Child Psychology
795-839.5 Temperament, Character (Ethology)
839.8-861 Physiognomy
866-885 Phrenology
889-905 Graphology
908-940 The Hand, Palmistry
  1001-1389 Parapsychology
1048-1108 Hallucinations, Sleep, Dreaming, Visions
1111-1156 Hypnotism, Suggestion, Mesmerism, Subliminal Projection
1161-1171 Telepathy, Mind Reading, Thought Transference
1228-1389 Spiritualism (including mediumship, spirit messages, clairvoyance)
  1404-1999 Occult Sciences
1445-1486 Ghosts, Apparitions, Hauntings
1501-1562 Demonology, Satanism, Possession
1562.5-1584 Witchcraft
1585-1623 Magic, Hermetics, Necromany
1651-1729 Astrology
1745-1779 Oracles, Divinations
1783-1815 Seers, Prophets, Prophecies
1845-1891 Fortune-Telling
BH 1-301 Aesthetics.
BJ 1-2195 Ethics. Social Usages. Etiquette.
71-1185 History and Systems (including individual ethical philosophers)
1188-1295 Religious Ethics
1518-1697 Individual Ethics, Character, Virtue (including practical and applied ethics, conduct of life, success)
1725 Ethics of Social Groups, Classes, etc., Professional Ethics
1801-2195 Social Usages, Etiquette
BL 1-2790 Religions, Mythology, Rationalism
1-50 Religion (General)
51-65 Religion in Relation to Special Subjects
70-71 Sacred Books (General)
71.5-72 Biography
74-98 Religions of the World
175-290 Natural Theology
175-190 General
200 Theism
205-215 Nature and Attributes of Deity
217 Polytheism
218 Dualism
220 Pantheism
221 Monotheism
224-226 Creation, Theory of the Earth
239-265 Religion and Science
270 Unity and Plurality
290 The Soul
300-325 The Myth, Comparative Mythology
350-385 Classification of Religions
410 Religions in Relation to One Another
425-490 Religious Doctrines (General)
430 Origins of Religion
435-457 Nature Worship
458 Women in Comparative Religion
460 Sex Worship, Phallicism
465-470 Worship of Human Beings
473-490 Other
500-547 Eschatology
500-619 Worship, Cults
624-627 Religious Life
630-632.5 Religious Organization
660-2670 History and Principles of Religions
660 Indo-European, Aryan
685 Ural-Altaic
687 Mediterranean Region
690-980 European, Occidental
700-820 Classical (Etruscan, Greek, Roman)
830-875 Germanic and Norse
900-980 Other European
1000-2370 Asian, Oriental
1000-1035 General
1050-1060 By Region
1100-1295 Hinduism
1100-1107.5 General
1108.2-1108.7 Religious Education
1109.2-1109.7 Antiquities
1111-1143.2 Sacred Books, Sources
1112.2-1137.5 Vedic Texts
1140.2-1140.4 Puranas
1141.2-1142.6 Tantric Texts
1145-1146 Hindu Literature
1150-1168 By Religion or Country
1212.32-1212.56 Doctrines, Theology
1216-1225 Hindu Pantheon, Deities
1225.2-1243.58 Religious Life
1243.72-1243.78 Monasteries, Temples, etc/
1271.2-1295 Modifications, Sects
1284.5-1288.8 Vaishnavism
1300-1380 Jainism
1310-1314.2 Sacred Books, Source
1315-1317 Jain Literature
1376-1378.85 Forms of Worship
1379-1380 Modifications, etc.
1500-1590 Zoroastrianism (Mazdeism), Parseeism
1595 Yezidis
1600-1695 Semitic
1600-1605 General
1610 Aramean
1615-1616 Sumerian
1620-1625 Assyro-Babylonian
1630 Chaldean
1635 Harranian, Pseudo-Sabian
1640 Syrian, Palestinian, Samaritan
1650 Hebrew. Judaism, see BM
1660-1665 Phenician, Cathaginian, etc.
1670-1672 Canaanite
1675 Moabite, Philistine
1680-1685 Arabian (except Islam, see BP)
1695 Druses
1710 Eithiopian
1750-2350 By Region or Country
1800-1975 China
1830-1882 Confucianism
1899-1942 Taoism
2000-2032 India
2017-2018.7 Sikhism
2200-2228 Japan
2216-2227.8 Shintoism
2230-2240 Korea
2400-2490 African
2420-2460 Egyptian
2500-2592 American. American Indians, see E and F
2600-2630 Oceania
2690 Arctic Regions
2700-2790 Rationalism
BM 1-990 Judaism
1-449 70-135
70-135 Study and Teaching
150-449 History
201-449 By Region or Country
480-488.5 Pre-Talmudic Jewish Literature
487-488.5 Dead Sea Scrolls
495-532 Sources of Jewish Religion, Rabbinical Literature
497-509 Talmudic Literature
497-497.8 Mishnah
498 Palestinian Talmud
499-504.7 Babylonian Talmud
507-507.5 Baraita
508-508.5 Tosefta
510-518 Midrash
520-523.7 Halacha
525 Cabala
529 Jewish Tradition
534-538 Relation of Judaism to Special Subject Fields
545-582 Principles of Judaism (General)
585-585.2 Controversial Works Against the Jews
590-591 Jewish Works Against Christianity ond Islam
600-645 Dogmatic Judaism
646 Heresy, Heresies
648 Apologetics
650-747 Practical Judaism
651-652.7 Rabbis, Priests, etc.
653-653.7 Congregations, Synagogues
654-655.6 The Tabernacle, The Temple
656-657 Forms of Worship
660-679 Liturgy and Ritual
690-695 Festivals and Fasts
700-720 Rites and Customs
723-729 Jewish Way of Life, Spiritual Life, Personal Religion
730-747 Preaching, Homilitics
750-755 Biography
900-990 Samaritans
BP 1-610 Islam, Bahaism, Theosophy.
1-253 Islam
1-68 General
42-48 Study and Teaching
50-68 History
70-80 Biography
75-77.75 Mohammad
87-89 Islamic Literature
100-137.5 Sacred Books
100-134 Koran
128.15-129.83 Special Parts and Chapters
130-134 Works About the Koran
135-136.9 Hadith Literature, Traditions, Sunna
137-137.5 Koranic and Other Islamic Legends
160-165 General Works on Islam
165.5 Dogma ('Aqa'id)
166-166.94 Theology (Kalam)
167.5 Heresy, Heresies
168 Apostasy from Islam
169 Works Against Islam and the Koran
170 Works in Defense of Islam, Islamic Apolpgetics
170.2 Benevolent Work, Social Work, Welfare Work, etc.
170.3-170.5 Missionary Work of Islam
171-173 Relation of Islam to Other Religions
173.25-173.45 Islamic Sociology
174-190 The Practice of Islam
176-181 The Five Duties of a Moslem
182 Jihad (Holy War)
184-184.9 Religious Ceremonies, Rites, etc.
186-186.97 Special Days and Seasons, Fasts, Feasts, Festivals, etc.
187-187.9 Shrines, Sacred Places, etc.
188-190 Islamic Religious Life
188.2-188.3 Devotional Literature
188.45-189.65 Sufism, Mysticism, Dervishes
189.68-189.7 Monasticism
191-253 Branches, Sects, and Modifications
192-194.9 Shiites
221-223 Black Muslims
231-233 Moorish Science Temple of America
251-253 Nurculuk
300-395 Bahaism
500-585 Theosophy
595-597 Anthroposophy
600-610 Other Beliefs and Movements
BQ 1-9800 Buddhism.
251-799 History
840-999 Biography
860-939 Gautama Buddha
1001-1045 Buddhist Literature
1100-3340 Tripitaka (Canonical Literature)
4061-4570 Doctrinal and Systematics Buddhism
4620-4890 Buddhist Pantheon
4911-5720 Practice of Buddhism, Forms of Worship
5851-5899 Benevolent Work
5901-5975 Missionary Work
6001-6388 Monasticism
7001-9800 Modifications, Schools, etc.
BR 1-1725 Christianity.
60-67 Early Christian Literature, Fathers of the Church
140-1500 History
1690-1725 Biography
BS 1-2970 The Bible.
410-780 Works about The Bible
701-1830 Old Testament
1901-2970 New Testament
BT 10-1480 Doctrinal Theology.
19-30 Doctrine and Dogma
98-180 God
119-123 Holy Spirit, The Paraclete
198-590 Christology
595-685 Mary, Mother of Jesus, Mariology
695-748 Creation
750-810.2 Salvation
819-891 Eschatology (Death, Resurrection, Judgment, Immortality, etc.)
899-950 Future Life
1095-1255 Apologetics, Evidences of Christianity
1313-1480 History of Specific Doctrines and Movements
BV 1-5099 Practical Theology
5-530 Worship (Public and Private)
590-1652 Ecclesiastical Theology
2000-3705 Missions
3750-3799 Evangelism, Revivals
4000-4470 Pastoral Theology
4485-5099 Practical Religion, The Christian Life
BX 1-9999 Christian Denominations.
1-9.5 Church Unity, Ecumenical Movement
100-189 Eastern Churches
200-754 Orthodox Eastern Church
800-4795 Roman Catholic Church
4800-9999 Protestantism

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