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Published: 25 February 2016

544 Pages


ISBN: 9780198735304

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The Oxford Dictionary of Philosophy

Third Edition

Simon Blackburn

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  • Over 3,300 entries, including the most recent terms and concepts, and biographical entries for over 400 philosophers
  • Includes definitions relating to Western, Chinese, Indian, Islamic, and Jewish philosophical traditions
  • Contains extra features including key vocabulary, chronologies of philosophical events, and web links
  • Written by Simon Blackburn, one of the leading philosophers of our time
  • Wide-ranging coverage of philosophical issues explained in clear, concise language

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  • New entries on philosophy of economics, social theory, neuroscience, philosophy of the mind, and moral conceptions
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  • Key vocabulary tags to indicate more specialist terms, and important terms to know

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