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Ethics @ Penn State

Guide to ethics resources at Penn State.

Finding Books

Subject headings: subject headings in ethics are extremely broad, but here are a few examples:

  • Religious ethics (or Christian ethcs, Buddhist ethics, etc.)
  • Environmental ethics
  • Medical ethics
  • Social ethics
  • Religion and ethics -- History ;

You can instead try Keyword searching using the Topic Search option using keywords like "ethics," "ethical," "scruples," and "conscience."

Call number ranges: 
Ethics titles can be found in many LC call number ranges, but here are few specific ranges:

  • BJ1012 - Ethics (as a general subject within Philosophy)
  • HF5387 - Business Ethics
  • TA157 - Engineering Ethics
  • Q180.55 - Research ethics
  • QH332 - Bioethics
  • R724 - R726  - Medical Ethics