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An Encyclopedia of Philosophy




ISBN 9780415003230
Published April 29, 1988 by Routledge
950 Pages

 
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* 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