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Oxford Dictionary of Philosophy (Paperback) (Simon Blackburn)
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This bestselling dictionary is written by one of the leading philosophers of our time, and it is widely recognized as the best dictionary of its kind. Comprehensive and authoritative, it covers every aspect of philosophy fromAristotle to Zen. With clear and concise definitions, it provides lively and accessible coverage of not only Western philosophical traditions, but also themes from Chinese, Indian, Islamic, and Jewish philosophy.Entries include over 400 biographies of famous and influential philosophers, in-depth analysis of philosophical terms and concepts, and a chronology of philosophical events stretching from 10,000 BC to the present day. New entries on philosophy of economics, social theory, neuroscience, philosophy of the mind, and moral conceptions bring the third edition of this dictionary fully up to date.Fully cross-referenced and containing over 3,300 alphabetical entries, it is the ideal introduction to philosophy for anyone with an interest in the subject, and it is an indispensable work of reference for students and teachers.
Number of Pages: 531
Genre: Philosophy, Reference
Sub-Genre: Dictionaries, Reference
Series Title: Oxford Paperback Reference
Publisher: Oxford Univ Pr
Author: Simon Blackburn
Street Date: May 1, 2016
Item Number (DPCI): 248-15-8574
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