Coverage by subjects

The collection of monographs is arranged according to the following macro-areas: Topics of philosophy, Medieval philosophy, Modern and contemporary philosophy, Psychology, Psychoanalysis.

The main topics explored by the collection are: Ontology, Logic, Epistemology, Gnosiology, the main authors of medieval, modern and contemporary philosophical thought.


Authors' libraries relevant to Philosophy and the main topics represented

Eugenio Garin for the history of philosophy and the culture of Humanism and the Renaissance
Cesare Luporini e Maria Bianca Gallinaro for the history of modern and contemporary philosophy with particular reference to Marxism
Delio Cantimori for the history of modern and contemporary philosophy
Francesco Del Punta for the history of medieval philosophy
Sebastiano Timpanaro for the philosophical debate in Italy in the the twentieth century



The periodical literature enhances the documentary collection for this area of study with a print collection, available on open shelves, and a collection of e-journals.



The collection of open shelf monographs is located in Pisa, on the ground floor of the Capitano site.

For the location of the authors' libraries, please refer to the specific sheet in the section Personal collections and Authors' libraries.

The philosophy periodicals are part of the humanities periodicals sector located at the Orologio-Carovana site (Palazzo della Carovana, ground floor and 1st floor).


New acquisitions

The list of new acquisitions is published in the SEARCH catalogue and gives an account of the titles acquired in the last 2 months.



Philosophy | Ancient philosophy | Medieval philosophy | Modern philosophy.


Philosophy web resources.