Subclass B: General philosophy
General philosophy covers the works of philosophers, schools of philosophy and topics within philosophy.
Logic is the study of reasoning, including both its modes and its valid usage.
Subclass BD: Speculative philosophy
Speculative philosophy covers subjects such as metaphysics, epistemology, methodology, ontology, cosmology and teleology.
Psychology is an academic and applied discipline that involves the scientific study of mental functions and behaviours. This portal also covers parapsychology and occult sciences.
Child portal: Astrology
Aesthetics is the study of the nature of art, taste and beauty; including its creation and appreciation.
Mythology can refer either to the study of myths or to a body or collection of myths.
Subclass BLB: Rationalism
Rationalism is the theory or method in which the sources of knowledge and truth are reason, intellect, and deduction.
Child portal: Freethinking
Judaism is the religion of the Jewish people, based on the principles and ethics embodied in the Tanakh (Hebrew Bible) and Talmud.
Child portal: Breslov • Cairo Geniza
Islam is the religion of Muslims, based on the Qur’an and the Sunnah (the real-life examples set by the Prophet Muhammad).
Child portals: Caliphs • Hadith
Subclass BPA: Bahá'í Faith
The Bahá'í Faith is a religion founded by Bahá'u'lláh in 19th-century Persia, emphasizing the spiritual unity of all humankind.
Theosophy is any doctrine of religious philosophy and mysticism claiming that knowledge of God can be attained through mystical insight, spiritual ecstasy, and direct communication with the transcendent world.
Buddhism is the religion of buddhists, based on the teachings of Siddhartha Gautama, commonly known as the Buddha.
Child portals: Buddhist sutras • Tipitaka
Subclass BR: Christianity
The Bible is a canonical collection of texts considered sacred in Judaism or Christianity. The canons of different religious groups include different books in different combinations.
Subclass BT: Doctrinal theology
Subclass BV: Practical theology
Practical theology covers Christian subjects such as ecclesiastical theology, pastoral theology, worship, practical religion and Christian life.
Child portal: Missionary
Subclass BX: Christian denominations