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Description - Fifty Major Philosophers by Kathryn Plant

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 mm)
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.

Books By Kathryn Plant

Fifty Major Philosophers by Kathryn Plant
Paperback, April 2006
Fifty Eastern Thinkers by Kathryn Plant
Paperback, December 1999
Fifty Key Eastern Thinkers by Kathryn Plant
Hardback, December 1999