Location: Jakobi street 2, III floor (at the end of the corridor, room 329)
Phone: +372 7375 413
E-mail: eetikakeskus.raamatukogu [ät] ut.ee
NB! The library is working on an on-demand basis. This means that there are no regular opening times but it is still possible to borrow books if you contact the librarian beforehand. To borrow books about ethics or philosophy, please contact Heidy Meriste (heidy.meriste [ät] ut.ee), about semiotics Eva Lepik (evalotta [ät] ut.ee)
The current collection is the result of the merger between the Centre’s library and the library of the department of philosophy. It is primarily aimed at fostering research and learning in philosophy and ethics, it holds about 7000 different items. Majority of the collection is taken up by following fields: moral philosophy and political philosophy, applied ethics (bioethics and medical ethics, environmental ethics, public ethics and others) philosophy of law and aesthetics. Represented are also the various disciplines within philosophy: history of philosophy, philosophy of language, philosophy of mind, metaphysics, epistemology, philosophy of science. The majority of books are in English but there are also books in Estonian, German and other languages. Books are arranged in thematic order. The books are listed in the ESTER electronic catalogue (common catalogue of the Estonian research libraries).
Anyone with a Tartu University main library card can loan books. Reference books, recent literature and journals of the current year are not given on loan.