The Oxford Dictionary of Philosophy by Simon Blackburn

The Oxford Dictionary of Philosophy

bySimon Blackburn

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This bestselling dictionary is written by one of the leading philosophers of our time, and it is widely recognized as the best dictionary of its kind. Comprehensive and authoritative, it covers every aspect of philosophy from Aristotle to Zen. With clear and concise definitions, it provideslively and accessible coverage of not only Western philosophical traditions, but also themes from Chinese, Indian, Islamic, and Jewish philosophy. Entries include over 400 biographies of famous and influential philosophers, in-depth analysis of philosophical terms and concepts, and a chronology of philosophical events stretching from 10,000 BC to the present day. New entries on philosophy of economics, social theory, neuroscience, philosophyof the mind, and moral conceptions bring the third edition of this dictionary fully up to date.Fully cross-referenced and containing over 3,300 alphabetical entries, it is the ideal introduction to philosophy for anyone with an interest in the subject, and it is an indispensable work of reference for students and teachers.

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Simon Blackburn is one of the UK's leading twenty-first century philosophers. He retired as professor of philosophy at the University of Cambridge in 2011 and is now Collegial Professor at the New College of the Humanities. He remains a distinguished research professor of philosophy at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. H...
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Title:The Oxford Dictionary of PhilosophyFormat:PaperbackDimensions:544 pagesPublished:March 1, 2016Publisher:Oxford University PressLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0198735308

ISBN - 13:9780198735304

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Table of Contents

Preface to the Second EditionPreface to the First EditionThe Oxford Dictionary of PhilosophyAppendix 1: Logical SymbolsAppendix 2: Key Introductory TermsAppendix 3: Specialist TermsChronology

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"the most comprehensive dictionary of philosophy in English" --Times Literary Supplement