The Cambridge Dictionary of Philosophy

The Cambridge Dictionary of Philosophy

Book - 1999
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Baker & Taylor
Provides biographical entries for eastern and western philosophers, and covers philosophical terms and topics.

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This new edition of a one-volume dictionary of philosophy features expansions in standing entries and the addition of some 400 new ones across the entire range of the subject (including selective coverage of a number of living philosophers, mostly thinkers in their mid-sixties or older). It covers not only Western and European philosophy, but also African, Arabic, Islamic, Japanese, Jewish, Korean, and Latin-American. In addition to major philosophers, entries include rapidly developing fields such as the philosophy of mind and applied ethics (bioethics, environmental, medical and professional). Audi is Charles J. Mach Distinguished Professor of Philosophy, U. of Nebraska at Lincoln. Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (

Cambridge Univ Pr
A second edition of the most authoritative and accessible one-volume dictionary of philosophy available in English.
Widely acclaimed as the most authoritative and accessible one-volume dictionary available in English, this second edition offers an even richer, more comprehensive, and up-to-date survey of ideas and thinkers written by an international team of 436 contributors. This second edition includes the most comprehensive entries on major philosophers, 400 new entries including over fifty on preeminent contemporary philosophers, extensive coverage of rapidly developing fields such as the philosophy of mind and applied ethics, more entries on non-Western philosophy than any comparable volume, and increased coverage of Continental philosophy.

Publisher: Cambridge : Cambridge University Press, c1999
Edition: 2nd ed
ISBN: 9780521631365
Branch Call Number: REF 103 CAM
Characteristics: xxxv, 1001 p. :,ill. ;,27 cm.


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