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An Encyclopedia of Philosophy

By G.H.R. Parkinson

© 1988 – Routledge

950 pages

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About the Book

* Presents a broad survey of philosophical thought

* Each chapter explores, and places in context, a major area of philosophical enquiry - including the theory of meaning and of truth, the theory of knowledge, the philosophies of mathematics, science and metaphysics, the philosophy of mind, moral and political philosophy, aesthetics, and religion

* Annotated bibliographies for each chapter and indexes of names and subjects

* Glossary of commonly-used philosophical terms

* Chronological table of the history of philosophy from 1600

`It is a fine achievement and deserves the warmest praise … Anyone interested in learning what contemporary philosophical debate is about will find this book invaluable … for a book of this size and quality of content the cover price is modest. Every public library as well as every university, college and school library should have a copy on its shelves.' - Times Higher Education Supplement

`A stimulating collection.' - Reference Reviews

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`It is a fine achievement and deserves the warmest praise … Anyone interested in learning what contemporary philosophical debate is about will find this book invaluable … for a book of this size and quality of content the cover price is modest. Every public library as well as every university, college and school library should have a copy on its shelves.' - Times Higher Education Supplement

`A stimulating collection.' - Reference Reviews

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