"The Blackwell Dictionary of Western Philosophy" is a concise reference to the whole history of western philosophy, from ancient Greece to the present day. This work spans all the major branches of western philosophical inquiry, all of the key figures. It explains the meaning and usage of each philosophical concept in a fresh and engaging style. Each entry on philosophical terms concludes with an illustrative quotation from a significant philosopher, to enhance the reader's understanding. Entries on terms and individual philosophers are fully cross-referenced. This book is co-written by the editor of the popular volume "The Blackwell Companion to Philosophy" (Second Edition, 2002).
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Author Biography - Nicholas Bunnin
Nicholas Bunnin is Director of the Philosophy Project, Institute for Chinese Studies, University of Oxford. He is the co-editor of The Blackwell Companion to Philosophy, second edition (Blackwell, 2002) and of Contemporary Chinese Philosophy (Blackwell, 2002). Jiyuan Yu is Associate Professor of Philosophy at SUNY Buffalo. He is the author of The Structureof Being in Aristotle (2003) and The Ethics of Confucius and Aristotle: Mirrors of Virtue (2007), and the co-editor of Rationality and Happiness: From the Ancients to the Early Medievals (2003).