The Oxford Dictionary of Philosophy

The Oxford Dictionary of Philosophy

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From Aristotle to Zen, this is the most comprehensive, authoritative, and up-to-date dictionary of philosophy available. Ideal for students or a general readership, it provides lively and accessible coverage of not only the Western philosophical tradition but also important themes from Chinese, Indian, Islamic, and Jewish philosophy. * 2,500 entries including the most recent terms and concepts * Biographical entries for nearly 500 philosophers * Terms relevant to philosophy from neighbouring disciplines Chronology of philosophical events.show more

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  • Paperback | 428 pages
  • 127 x 193.04 x 30.48mm | 317.51g
  • Oxford University Press
  • Oxford Paperbacks
  • Oxford, United Kingdom
  • New edition
  • New edition
  • line drawings
  • 0192831348
  • 9780192831347

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the most comprehensive dictionary of philosophy in English TLS an excellent source book ... There are generous and informative entries on the great philosophers ... Overall the entries are written in an informed and judicious manner THESshow more

About Simon Blackburn

Simon Blackburn is Edna J. Koury Distinguished Professor of Philosophy at the University of North Carolina. He was a fellow and tutor at Pembroke College, Oxford University, from 1969 to 1990. He is the author of Spreading the Word and Essays in Quasi-Realism, and from 1984 to 1990, he was editor of the journal Mind.show more

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