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The Philosophy Library is part of the Unitobler Libraries

The Philosophy Library is open to the public; however, its collections are primarily intended for members of the university, students and other specialists.

For general information about infrastructure, borrowing and returning, courier, information and research assistance please visit the website of the Unitobler Libraries.


Library introductions

Introductory tutorials to the library are offered as part of courses as well as on request.

Bibliothek Philosophie

Collections in the fields of:

  • specialized literature on all subfields of philosophy
  • large collection of primary and secondary literature on classical philosophers from ancient times to the current day
  • academic journals in philosophy (current issue shelved in the library, older volumes available via swissbib Basel Bern)
  • large collection of reference works