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Fifty Major Philosophers (2nd Edition)

Diane Collinson
Fifty Major Philosophers (2nd Edition)

Fifty Major Philosophers (2nd Edition)

Diane Collinson

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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 world's most fascinating intellectual figures.



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About "Fifty Major Philosophers (2nd Edition)"

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 world's most fascinating intellectual figures.


- Publisher

Meet the Author

Diane Collinson

Collinson teaches at Open University.

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Product Details
  • Catalogue Code 246313
  • Product Code 0415346096
  • EAN 9780415346092
  • Pages 292
  • Department Academic
  • Category Philosophy
  • Sub-Category General
  • Publisher Routledge
  • Publication Date Jul 2006
  • Dimensions 214 x 141 x 22 mm
  • Weight 0.385kg

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