The Blackwell Dictionary of Western Philosophy

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John Wiley & Sons, Apr 15, 2008 - Philosophy - 776 pages
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The Blackwell Dictionary of Western Philosophy is a concisereference to the whole history of western philosophy, from ancientGreece to the present day.
  • Spans all the major branches of western philosophical inquiry,all of the key figures
  • Explains the meaning and usage of each philosophical concept ina fresh and engaging style
  • Each entry on philosophical terms concludes with anillustrative quotation from a significant philosopher, to enhancethe reader’s understanding
  • Entries on terms and individual philosophers are fullycross-referenced
  • Co-written by the editor of the popular volume The BlackwellCompanion to Philosophy (Second Edition, 2002)

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Philosophy dictionaries are published regularly. In this one, Bunnin, director of the Philosophy Project at Oxford, and Yu (philosophy, SUNY-Buffalo) offer the usual abecedary of philosophical terms ... Read full review

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Nicholas Bunnin is Director of the Philosophy Project,Institute for Chinese Studies, University of Oxford. He is theco-editor of The Blackwell Companion to Philosophy, secondedition (Blackwell, 2002) and of Contemporary ChinesePhilosophy (Blackwell, 2002).

Jiyuan Yu is Associate Professor of Philosophy at SUNYBuffalo. He is the author of The Structureof Being inAristotle (2003) and The Ethics of Confucius and Aristotle:Mirrors of Virtue (2007), and the co-editor of Rationalityand Happiness: From the Ancients to the Early Medievals(2003).

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