An Encyclopedia of Philosophy

1st Edition

G.H.R. Parkinson

Routledge
Published March 31, 1988
Reference - 950 Pages
ISBN 9780415003230 - CAT# RU47636
Series: Routledge Companion Encyclopedias

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Summary

* Presents a broad survey of philosophical thought
* Each chapter explores, and places in context, a major area of philosophical enquiry - including the theory of meaning and of truth, the theory of knowledge, the philosophies of mathematics, science and metaphysics, the philosophy of mind, moral and political philosophy, aesthetics, and religion
* Annotated bibliographies for each chapter and indexes of names and subjects
* Glossary of commonly-used philosophical terms
* Chronological table of the history of philosophy from 1600

`It is a fine achievement and deserves the warmest praise ... Anyone interested in learning what contemporary philosophical debate is about will find this book invaluable ... for a book of this size and quality of content the cover price is modest. Every public library as well as every university, college and school library should have a copy on its shelves.' - Times Higher Education Supplement
`A stimulating collection.' - Reference Reviews

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