In this wide-ranging guide to twentieth-century French thought, leading scholars offer an authoritative multi-disciplinary analysis of one of the most distinctive and influential traditions in modern thought. Unlike any other existing work, this important work covers not only philosophy, but also all the other major disciplines, including literary theory, sociology, linguistics, political thought, theology, and more.
"Highly recommended. For all reference collections, especially at academic institutions supporting strong French departments." -- Choice
"This authoritative guide serves as a unique gateway to one of the most influential traditions in modern Western thought... This important work is an essential resource for students, scholars, academics, or anyone interested in the intellectual life of modern and contemporary France. Highly recommended for all large public libraries and vital for academic libraries." -- Library Journal (starred review)
"Written in a clear, accessible style, some entries examine specific disciplines, individuals, methodologies, and concepts, while others address the larger context within which modern French thought developed." -- Reference & Research Book News
"This book offers comprehensive coverage of French intellectual thought. Whether the reader uses this book to find information on an individual, a theme, a discipline, or an intellectual movement, he or she will be offered a rich array of choices and directions for further study... The writing is accessible... The book is strongly recommended." -- American Reference Books Annual
"The Encyclopedia of Modern French Thought provided longer, more scholarly articles... The new encyclopedia is highly recommended for academic and research libraries." -- Reference & User Services Quarterly