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Library of Congress Classification:Class B -- Philosophy, Psychology, Religion

Class B: Philosophy, Psychology, Religion is a classification used by the Library of Congress Classification system. This article outlines the subclasses of Class B.

B - Philosophy (General)

  • 69-99..........General works
  • 108-5802.......By period (including individual philosophers and schools of philosophy)
    • 108-708.......Ancient
    • 720-765.......Medieval
    • 770-785.......Renaissance
    • 790-5802......Modern
      • 808-849........Special topics and schools of philosophy
      • 850-5739......By region or country
      • 5800-5802....By religion

BC - Logic

  • 11-39......History
    • 25-39.....By Period
  • 60-99......General works
  • 171-199....Special topics

BD - Speculative philosophy

BF -Psychology

1-990 - Psychology

  • 38-64..........Philosophy. Relation to other topics
  • 173-175.5......Psychoanalysis

176-176.5......Psychological tests and testing

1001-1389 - Parapsychology

BH - Aesthetics

  • 81-208.....History
  • 301........Special topics

BJ - Ethics

1-1725 - Ethics

  • 71-1185.........History and general works. (Including individual ethical philosophers.)
  • 1188-1295.......Religious ethics
  • 1298-1335.......Evolutionary and genetic ethics
  • 1365-1385.......Positivist ethics
  • 1388............Socialist ethics
  • 1390-1390.5.....Communist ethics
  • 1392............Totalitarian ethics
  • 1395............Feminist ethics
  • 1518-1697.......Individual ethics. Character. Virtue. (Including practical and applied ethics, conduct of life, vices, success, ethics for children.)
  • 1725............Ethics of social groups, classes, etc. Professional ethics.

1801-2195 - Social usages. Etiquette.

  • 2021-2078.......Etiquette of entertaining
  • 2139-2156.......Etiquette of travel
  • 2195............Telephone etiquette

BL - Religions. Mythology. Rationalism

  • 1-50...................Religion (General)
  • 51-65..................Philosophy of religion. Psychology of religion. Religion in relation to other subjects.
  • 70-71..................Sacred books (General)
  • 71.5-73................Biography
  • 74-99..................Religions of the world.
  • 175-265................Natural Theology
  • 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)
  • 500-547................Eschatology
  • 550-619................Worship. Cultus.
  • 624-629.5..............Religious life.
  • 630-(632.5)............Religious organization
  • 660-2680...............History and principles of religions
  • 2700-2790..............Rationalism

BM - Judaism

  • 1-449..........General
  • 480-488.8..........Pre-Talmudic Jewish literature (non-Biblical)
  • 495-532..........Sources of Jewish religion. Rabbinical literature
  • 534-538..........Relation of Judaism to special subject fields
  • 545-582..........Principles of Judaism (General)
  • 585-585.4..........Controversial works against the Jews
  • 590-591..........Jewish works against Christianity and Islam
  • 600-645..........Dogmatic Judaism
  • 646..........Heresy, heresies
  • 648..........Apologetics
  • 650-747..........Practical Judaism
  • 750-755..........Biography
  • 900-990..........Samaritans

BP - Islam. Bahá'ísm. Theosophy

1-253 - Islam

  • 1-68..........General
  • 42-48..........Study and teaching
  • 50-68..........History
  • 70-80..........Biography
    • 75-77.75..........Muhammad, Prophet, d. 632
  • 87-89..........Islamic literature
  • 100-(157)..........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 (‘Aqā’id)
  • 166-166.94..........Theology (Kalām)
  • 167.5..........Heresy, heresies, heretics
  • 168..........Apostasy from Islam
  • 169..........Works against Islam and the Koran
  • 170..........Works in defense of Islam. Islamic apologetics
  • 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. Pillars of Islam
    • 182..........Jihad (Holy War)
    • 184-184.9..........Religious ceremonies, rites, etc.
    • 186-186.97..........Special days and seasons, fasts, feasts, festivals, etc. Relics
    • 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, etc.
    • 192-194.9..........Shiites
    • 221-223..........Black Muslims
    • 232..........Moorish Science Temple of America
    • 251-253..........Nurculuk

300-395 - Bahai Faith

  • 300-395..........Bahai Faith

500-585 - Theosophy

  • 500-585..........Theosophy

595-597 - Anthroposophy

  • 595-597..........Anthroposophy

600-610 - Other beliefs and movements

  • 600-610..........Other beliefs and movements

BQ - Buddhism

  • 1-10..........Periodicals. Yearbooks (General)
  • 12-93..........Societies, councils, associations, clubs, etc.
  • 96-99..........Financial institutions. Trusts
  • 100-102..........Congresses. Conferences (General)
  • 104-105..........Directories (General)
  • 107-109..........Museums. Exhibitions
  • 115-126..........General collections. Collected works
  • 128..........Encyclopedias (General)
  • 130..........Dictionaries (General)
  • 133..........Terminology
  • 135..........Questions and answers. Maxims (General)
  • 141-209..........Religious education (General)
  • 210-219..........Research
  • 221-249..........Antiquities. Archaeology
  • 1001-1045..........Buddhist literature
  • 1100-3340..........Tripitaka (Canonical literature)
  • 4000-4060..........General works
  • 4061-4570..........Doctrinal and systematic Buddhism
  • 4600-4610..........Relation to other religious and philosophical systems
  • 4620-4905..........Buddhist pantheon
  • 4911-5720..........Practice of Buddhism. Forms of worship
  • 5725-5845..........Folklore
    • 5821-5845..........Miracle literature
  • 5851-5899..........Benevolent work. Social work. Welfare work, etc.
  • 5901-5975..........Missionary work
  • 6001-6160..........Monasticism and monastic life Samgha (Order)
  • 6200-6240..........Asceticism. Hermits. Wayfaring life
  • 6300-6388..........Monasteries. Temples. Shrines. Sites
  • 6400-6495..........Pilgrims and pilgrimages
  • 7001-9800..........Modifications, schools, etc.

Class B, subclass BR -- Christianity - Christianity

Class B, subclass BS -- The Bible - The Bible

Class B, subclass BT -- Doctrinal Theology - Doctrinal Theology

Class B, subclass BV -- Practical Theology - Practical Theology

Class B, subclass BX -- Christian Denominations - Christian Denominations

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Library of Congress Classification Outline

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