Journals Higher Education



Published: 15 November 2001

304 Pages

ISBN: 9780192892584

Bookseller Code (06)

Contemporary Philosophy

Philosophy in English since 1945

Thomas Baldwin

History of Western Philosophy

  • Comprehensive survey, giving prominence to North American as well as British philosophers
  • Thomas Baldwin is ideally placed to write this book; a highly regarded expert in the field. He is also editing the Cambridge History of Philosophy volume covering the 1870-1945 period
  • Lively, critical discussion of the works of the major philosophers of the period
  • Previous knowledge of philosophy not required: accessible, concise, and non-technical style
  • Introductory chapter outlines early-twentieth-century philosophy, providing context for later chapters