Thema Subject Categories 1.4

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Q Philosophy and Religion
Use all Q* codes for: academic, specialist and general adult titles. DO NOT USE: code ‘Q’ itself, but select specific categories from section Q*. QRA* and QRV* codes should be used with other QR* codes to denote which particular religion.
See also: VX* Mind, body, spirit and its subcategories
QD Philosophy
QDH Philosophical traditions and schools of thought
Class here: History of Philosophy. Use all QDH* codes with: other Q* codes, relevant PLACE 1* and TIME PERIOD 3* Qualifiers as appropriate
QDHA Ancient Greek and Roman philosophy
Class here: Socrates, Plato, Aristotle, Pythagoras, Pre-Socratic and Hellenistic philosophy, Stoicism, Sophism, Cynicism, Epicureanism etc and associated schools of thought
QDHC East Asian and Indian philosophy
See also: QRRL1 Confucianism, QRRL5 Taoism
QDHF Medieval Western philosophy
Class here: Scholastic philosophy, Medieval scholasticism, Aquinas etc
QDHH Humanist philosophy
Class here: Renaissance humanism, Erasmus.
See also: QRYA Humanist and secular alternatives to religion
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QDHK Islamic and Arab philosophy
See also: QRP* Islam and its subcategories
QDHL Jewish philosophy
Class here: Maimonides
QDHM Western philosophy: Enlightenment
Class here: Empiricism, Rationalism, Descartes to Kant
QDHP African philosophy
Class here: Africana philosophy and critical theory
QDHR Western philosophy from c 1800
Class here: Post-Kantian philosophy, Continental philosophy, Critical theory. Use for: works about either Modern (c 17th to early 20th century) or Contemporary (20th and 21st century) philosophy from the ‘Western’ tradition

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