Exciting new inclusive additions to the SoPhiA library! These intersectional philosophical works were bought at the feminist bookstore, L’Euguélionne, with a certificate that was generously donated to us by Dr. Sheila Mason.

Feminist Theory by bell hooks
Black Feminist Thought by Patricia Hill Collins
Staying Alive: Women, Ecology, and Development by Vandana Shiva 
Women, Race, and Class by Angela Davis
As We Have Always Done: Indigenous Freedom Through Radical Resistance by Leanne Betasamosake Simpson


SoPhiA offers a library filled with philosophical works, as well as textbooks for your classes. These books are available to take out for an entire semester! Check and see if your required textbooks are there before your spend your hard earned cash at the bookstore.

Our entire library is available to browse on our online catalogue, found here:

Location: The SoPhiA Office / Library is located in the Philosophy Department at 2145 Mackay, room: m05. There is an additional library on the third floor of the M-building.

Common textbooks we have for lending:

Kenyon. Clear Thinking in a Blurry World (PHIL 210)
Ed. Curd. A Presocratics Reader (PHIL 260)
Aristophanes. Clouds (PHIL 260)
Eds. Sosa, Kim, Fantl and McGrath. Epistemology: An Anthology (PHIL 263)
Clarke. Reconstructing Reason and Representation (PHIL 263)
Matthews. The Scientific Background to Modern Philosophy (PHIL 360)
Eds. Bailey and Cuomo. The Feminist Philosophy Reader (PHIL 371)

We also have primary texts from philosophers who are covered in many classes, including:

Aristotle, de Beauvoir, Butler, Deleuze, Descartes, Camus, Hegel, Heideggar, Hobbes, Hume, Kant, Kierkegaard, Kim, Leibniz, Locke, Marx, Nietzsche, Plato, Quine, Rawls, Rousseau, Sartre, Spinoza, Weber, Wittgenstein, Xenophon, and more.

In addition to textbooks we have various coursepacks as well as collections under different topic headings that coincide with almost any class you could be taking in philosophy, including:

History of Philosophy
Introductory Texts
Critical Thinking
Philosophy of Language and Linguistics
Philosophy of Science and Biology
Biomedical Ethics
Philosophy and Study of Psychology and the Social Sciences
Philosophy of Mind
Free Will, Identity, and Action Theory
Phenomenology and Aesthetics
Religious Studies
Feminist Philosophy
Applied Ethics
Philosophy of Law and Human Rights
Environmental Ethics
Ethics and Politics
Ancient / Medieval Philosophy
Renaissance to the Enlightenment
19th Century Philosophy
20th Century Continental Philosophy
20th Century Analytic Philosophy