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Fifty Major Philosophers
By Kathryn Plant

Fifty Major Philosophers

2nd Revised edition

Edited by See other recent books by Kathryn Plant See other recent books by Diane Collinson
Format: Hardback

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Fifty Major Philosophers by Kathryn Plant

Book Description

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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Book Details

ISBN: 9780415346085
ISBN-10: 0415346088
Format: Hardback
(216mm x 140mm x 28mm)
Pages: 304
Imprint: Routledge
Publisher: Taylor & Francis Ltd
Publish Date: 18-Apr-2006
Country of Publication: United Kingdom

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Author Biography - Kathryn Plant

Diane Collinson was formerly Senior Lecturer and Staff Tutor in Philosophy at the Open University. She is a co-author of Fifty Eastern Thinkers and 100 Twentieth-Century Philosophers. Kathryn Plant teaches at Cardiff University and is a co-author of Fifty Eastern Thinkers.

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