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The Concise Encyclopedia of Western Philosophy & Philosophers
Urmson, J.O.; Ree, Jonathan (Editors),
ISBN: 9780415078832
Routledge, London, United Kingdom, 1992. New Edition
 Soft cover Soft cover. Very Good/. New Edition. 3rd Printing. Size: 8vo - over 7¾ - 9¾" tall. 331 pages. 3rd Printing. This book is in very good or better condition. It has no tears to the pages and no pages are missing from the book. The spine of the book is in strong condition. The front cover has some very minor bumps and marks indicating previous use but overall is in really nice, tight condition. Items are in stock and will be shipped same day or next business day directly from our Australian address. SYNOPSIS: On its first appearance in 1960, J.O. Urmson's Concise encyclopedia of Western philosophy and philosophers established itself as a classic. Its contributors included many of the leading philosophers of the English-speaking world: Ryle, Hare, Strawson, Ayer, Dummett, Williams and many others. They wrote with an authority and individuality which made the Encyclopedia into a lively and engaging introduction to philosophy as well as a convenient reference work. For this edition, supervised by Jonathan Rée, the original articles have been revised and updated, and eighty articles by thirty one new authors have been added. The additions take account of recent developments in philosophy, of literary, historical and political issues in philosophy, and of developments in continental thought, including in Marxism, psychoanalysis, phenomenology, existentialism, structuralism, post-structuralism and deconstruction. There is a clear, integral cross-referencing system which allows the reader to identify points of overlap between philosophical traditions and their personalities at a glance. Quantity Available: 1. Category: General, Reference, General; ISBN: . ISBN/EAN: 9780415078832. Pictures of this item not already displayed here available upon request. Inventory No: 0002867. Very Good
Price: $13.00 (AUD)
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