Fifty Major Philosophers

Kobo ebook | April 1, 2006

byPlant, Kathryn

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A comprehensive update of the best-selling first edition, this revitalized new text presents readers with a series of clear, well-written entries focusing on fifty of the most influential philosophers from the last two thousand years.
Chosen to present the traditional mainstream of European philosophy, the text also provides a critical survey that meets the needs of readers seeking a broad basic understanding as well as a foundation for further philosophical enquiry.
Encompassing a wide range of ancient, medieval and modern philosophers, features of the second edition include:
* new entries on Dewey, Collingwood, Popper, Quine, Merleau-Ponty, Ayer and Rawls
* a thorough revision of existing entries
* a complete update of the further reading section
* an expanded glossary

* the addition of an alphabetical table of contents and an index for ease of use.
Authoritative and highly readable, this book is a vital reference tool for all those wishing to improve their understanding of some of the worlds most fascinating intellectual figures.

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A comprehensive update of the best-selling first edition, this revitalized new text presents readers with a series of clear, well-written entries focusing on fifty of the most influential philosophers from the last two thousand years. Chosen to present the traditional mainstream of European philosophy, the text also provides a critical...

Format:Kobo ebookPublished:April 1, 2006Publisher:RoutledgeLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0203596781

ISBN - 13:9780203596784

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