Fifty Major Philosophers
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Fifty Major Philosophers by Kathryn Plant
Book DescriptionA 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 DetailsISBN: 9780415346092
(216mm x 140mm x 22mm)
Publisher: Taylor & Francis Ltd
Publish Date: 13-Apr-2006
Country of Publication: United Kingdom
Books By Author Kathryn Plant
Fifty Major Philosophers, Hardback (April 2006)
Focusing on fifty of the most influential philosophers, this second edition seeks to offer a basic understanding, as well as a foundation for philosophical enquiry. It includes: entries on Dewey, Collingwood, Popper, Quine, Merleau-Ponty, Ayer and Rawls; a further reading section; a glossary; and an alphabetical table of contents and an index.
Fifty Key Eastern Thinkers, Hardback (December 1999)
An updated and expanded edition of "Thirty-Five Oriental Philosophers". The text provides a close analysis of the work of fifty major thinkers in the field of Eastern philosophy.
Fifty Eastern Thinkers, Paperback (December 1999)» View all books by Kathryn Plant
This is an updated and expanded edition of the successful Thirty-Five Oriental Philosophers. It draws together thinkers from all the major Eastern philosophical traditions, and from the earliest times to the present day.
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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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