The Cambridge Dictionary of Philosophy

The Cambridge Dictionary of Philosophy

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ISBN10: 1107643791 ISBN13: 9781107643796 Publisher: Cambridge Univ Pr Published: May 18 2015 Pages: 1161 Weight: 4.00lbs. Height: 10.00" Width: 7.00" Depth: 1.50" Edition: 3rd Edition Language: English

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This is the leading, full-scale comprehensive dictionary of philosophical terms and thinkers to appear in English in more than half a century. Written by a team of more than 550 experts and now widely translated, it contains approximately 5,000 entries ranging from short definitions to longer articles. It is designed to facilitate the understanding of philosophy at all levels and in all fields. Key features of this third edition: - 500 new entries covering Eastern as well as Western philosophy, and covering individual countries such as China, France, Germany, Italy, and Spain - Increased coverage of such growing fields as ethics and philosophy of mind - More than 100 new intellectual portraits of leading contemporary thinkers - Wider coverage of Continental philosophy - Dozens of new technical concepts in cognitive science and other areas - Enhanced cross-referencing to add context and increase understanding - Expansions in both text and index to facilitate research and browsing

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