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Description - Dictionary of World Philosophy by A. Pablo Iannone

The Dictionary of World Philosophy covers the diverse and challenging terminology, concepts, schools and traditions of the vast field of world philosophy. It provides an extremely comprehensive resource and an essential first point of reference in a complex and expanding field of study. The Dictionary covers all the major subfields of the discipline. Entries are from West Africa, Arabic, Chinese, Indian, Japanese, Jewish, Korean, Latin American, Maori and Native American philosophy including Nahua philosophy, the important and so far largely neglected instance of Pre-Hispanic thought. Key features: * cross-references are used to highlight interconnections and the cross-cultural diffusion and adaptation of terms which has taken place over time * the user is led from specific terms to master entries which provide valuable historical and cultural context * each master entry is followed by at least two suggestions for further reading on the subject, creating a substantial bibliography of world philosophy * references extend beyond philosophy to related areas such as cognitive science, computer science, language and physics Subdisciplines covered include:* aesthetics * ethics * sociopolitical philosophy * the philosophy of law * epistemology * logic * the philosophy of science * the philosophy of mind * the philosophy of culture and history * metaphysics * the philosophy of religion Consultant Editors Enrique E. Mari, Argentina; Lorraine Code, York University, USA; Charles Butterworth, University of Maryland, USA; David Braybrooke, Dalhousie University, Canada; Kwame Gyeke, University of Ghana, Ghana; John Patterson, Massey University, New Zealand; A.S. Cua, Catholic University of America, USA; Asa Kasher, Tel Aviv University, Israel; Yong Choon Kim, University of Rhode Island, USA; Florencia Luna, Argentina. Tom Kasulis, USA; Leon Portilla, Mexico; Amy Oliver, American University, USA; David Braybrooke, University of Texas at Austin, USA,Charles E. Butterworth, University of Maryland at,College Park, USA,Lorraine Code, York University, Toronto, Canada,A.S. Cua,

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Book Details

ISBN: 9780415179959
ISBN-10: 0415179955
Format: Hardback
(246mm x 174mm x mm)
Pages: 576
Imprint: Routledge
Publisher: Taylor & Francis Ltd
Publish Date: 29-Mar-2001
Country of Publication: United Kingdom

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Author Biography - A. Pablo Iannone

Professor A Pablo Iannone is a member of the Department of Philosophy at Central Connecticut State University, US and the author,in philosophy, of several academic books. He has also published poetry and short stories.

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