Ency Philo 2 10v Set by Macmillan ReferenceEncy Philo 2 10v Set by Macmillan Reference

Ency Philo 2 10v Set

byMacmillan Reference

Hardcover | December 31, 2005

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Since 1967, the "Encyclopedia of Philosophy," described by "Booklist" as "the best and most comprehensive English-language reference source for philosophy," has been the cornerstone of the philosophy reference shelf. Lauded for its clear and accessible presentation of wide-ranging philosophical subjects, the "Encyclopedia" has earned its place as a first-stop resource for general readers, students and educators. A "Supplement" to the first edition was released to critical acclaim in 1996. A new and updated edition of this multivolume set -- the first comprehensive new edition in almost 40 years -- has been compiled under the close guidance of a 21-member board of scholars headed by Donald Borchert (Ohio University). Containing material from hundreds of highly distinguished contributors representing the world's top universities and institutions, the second edition has a truly global perspective. It contains more than 2,100 entries -- including more than 450 new articles. Among the many topics covered are African, Islamic, Jewish, Russian, Chinese, and Buddhist philosophies; bioethics and biomedical ethics; art and aesthetics; epistemology; metaphysics; peace and war; social and political philosophy; the Holocaust; feminist thought; and much more. Additionally, the second edition also features 1,000 biographical entries on major figures in philosophical thought throughout history.
Title:Ency Philo 2 10v SetFormat:HardcoverDimensions:21.5 × 14.1 × 12.5 inPublished:December 31, 2005Publisher:MacMillan Reference BooksLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0028657802

ISBN - 13:9780028657806

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