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Adler's Philosophical Dictionary : 125 Key Terms for the Philosopher's Lexicon

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The terms and concepts that have stimulated thinkers from Aristotle onward come to life in the latest work by the man "Time" magazine has called "America's philosopher for everyman."show more

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  • Paperback | 224 pages
  • 126 x 200 x 18mm | 220g
  • SIMON & SCHUSTER
  • TOUCHSTONE
  • New York, NY, United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 0684822717
  • 9780684822716
  • 1,162,952

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Does beauty lie merely in the eye of the beholder? Is the human soul immortal? What does it mean to know something? What is the nature of erotic love? Here, Adler examines these questions, as well as many others, with his trademark clarity, rigor, and common sense. Providing a broad-ranging inventory of the 125 most used and abused terms in the philosophical lexicon, Adler precisely defines such key terms as: *chance *good and evil *memory*choice *honor *soul*duty *human nature *timeStimulating, engaging, and organized in any easy-to-use, A-to-Z format, Adler's Philosophical Dictionary is an ideal introduction to the history of the great ideas.show more

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