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The Oxford companion to philosophy

Author: Ted Honderich
Publisher: Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, 1995.
Series: Oxford reference online (ORO)
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Philosophy can be intriguing--and at times baffling. It deals with the central problems of the human condition--with important questions of free will, morality, life after death, the limits of logic and reason--though often in rather esoteric terms. Now, in The Oxford Companion to Philosophy, readers have the most authoritative and engaging one-volume reference work on philosophy available, offering clear and  Read more...
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Genre/Form: History
Encyclopedias
Encyclopédies
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Ted Honderich
ISBN: 0198661320 9780198661320
OCLC Number: 31239158
Description: xviii, 1009 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents: List of Portraits, xii; List of Contributors, p. xiii; On Using the Book, p. xix; The Companion: Alphabetic Entries, p. 1; Appendices: Logical Symbols, p. 925; Maps of Philosophy, p. 927; A Chronological Table of Philosophy, p. 959; Sources of Illustrations, p. 957; Index and List of Entries, p. 959.
Series Title: Oxford reference online (ORO)
Responsibility: edited by Ted Honderich.
Local System Bib Number:
193211

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A distinguished international assembly of philosophers contribute to this exhaustive reference. Its 2000 entries are not only instructive but also witty and individualistic. There are discussions of  Read more...
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"A first-rate book that belongs in every philosophy collection."--Library Journal

 
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