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The Philosopher"s Dictionary

by Robert Martin

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  • 19 Currently reading

Published by Broadview Press .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Philosophy (General),
  • Philosophy,
  • Reference,
  • Reference works,
  • Dictionaries

  • The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages253
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL8551289M
    ISBN 10155111044X
    ISBN 109781551110448

    The Dictionary of Early American Philosophers, which contains over entries by nearly authors, provides an account of philosophical thought in the United States and Canada between and The label of "philosopher" has been broadly applied in this Dictionary to intellectuals who have made philosophical contributions regardless. Book Dictionary of Early American Philosophers has simple shape however you know: it has great and massive function for you. You can appearance the enormous world by open up and read a publication. So it is very wonderful. Dennis Ross: Precisely why? Because this Dictionary of Early American Philosophers is an unordinary book that the.

    Book Description. This Biographical Dictionary provides detailed accounts of the lives, works, influence and reception of thinkers from all the major philosophical schools and traditions of the twentieth-century. This unique volume covers the lives and careers of thinkers from all areas of philosophy - from analytic philosophy to Zen and from formal logic to aesthetics. The School of Athens (–) by Raphael, depicting famous classical Greek philosophers in an idealized setting inspired by ancient Greek architecture Philosophy (from Greek: φιλοσοφία, philosophia, 'love of wisdom') is the study of general and fundamental questions about existence, knowledge, values, reason, mind, and language. Such questions are often posed as problems.

    An illuminating celebration of more than 80 of the world's most important thinkers, this book explores the fascinating stories of their lives, their loves, and their pioneering ideas. Introduced with a featured philosopher, entries trace the ideas and beliefs, and the relationships and rivalries that inspired the great thinkers and influenced their work, providing revealing insights into what. This bestselling dictionary is written by one of the leading philosophers of our time, and it is widely recognized as the best dictionary of its kind. Comprehensive and authoritative, it covers every aspect of philosophy from Aristotle to Zen.


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The Offices of the Provost, the Dean of Humanities and Sciences, and the Dean of Research, Stanford University The SEP Library Fund: containing contributions from the National Endowment for the Humanities and the membership dues of academic and research libraries that.

The chronology, however, is brief and at the back of the book. Although individual philosophers and their ideas are described in the volume, in alphabetical rather than chronological order, the entries are primarily historical and biographical, with very cursory mention of individual philosophies.

The dictionary is comprehensive in scope but /5(23). The central aim of The Philosopher’s Dictionary is to provide a comprehensive and up-to-date guide of philosophical terms.

Definitions are brief, clear, and user-friendly. Notes on usage, spelling, and pronunciation are included, and there are brief entries on hundreds of the best-known philosophers.5/5(2).

‘the most comprehensive dictionary of philosophy in English ’, Times Literary SupplementThis best-selling dictionary covers all areas of philosophy and contains terms from the related fields of religion, science, and logic. Clear and authoritative definitions and make it an essential resource for students and teachers and an ideal introduction for anyone with an interest in Philosopher definition, a The Philosophers Dictionary book who offers views or theories on profound questions in ethics, metaphysics, logic, and other related fields.

See more. I keep this book right by my side. As opposed to the Oxford Dictionary of Science, this book almost always includes the entry I'm looking for.

Since it's common in definitions about philosophy to refer to other terms in philosophy, when the second term is also defined in this book, an asterisk is placed on it.

Voltaire's Philosophical Dictionary is a series of short essays, hortatory and propagandist, over an enormously wide range of subjects. It was deliberately planned as a revolutionary book and was duly denounced on all sides and described as 'a deplorable monument of the extent to which inteligence and erudition can be abused'/5(68).

The philosopher's stone, more properly philosophers' stone or stone of the philosophers (Latin: lapis philosophorum) is a legendary alchemical substance capable of turning base metals such as mercury into gold (chrysopoeia, from the Greek χρυσός khrusos, "gold", and ποιεῖν poiēin, "to make") or is also called the elixir of life, useful for rejuvenation and for achieving.

This is a concise guide to technical terms and personal names often encountered in the study of philosophy. What you will find here naturally reflects my own philosophical interests and convictions, but everything is meant to be clear, accurate, and fair, a reliable source of information on Western philosophy for a broad audience.

Contains over 3, entries, including biographies of nearly philosophers. The Oxford dictionary of philosophy (Book, ) [WorldCat This bestselling dictionary is written by one of the leading philosophers of our time, and it is widely recognized as the best dictionary of its kind.

The alphabetical list of philosophers is so large it had to be broken up into several pages. To look up a philosopher you know the name of, click on the first letter of their last name.

To find philosophers by core area, field, major philosophical tradition, ethnicity. philosopher definition: 1. someone who studies or writes about the meaning of life: 2. someone who studies or writes about. Learn more.

This dictionary covers everything imaginable in the area of philosophy (all branches), and even some theology. Furthermore, Philosophers are covered, what they taught is covered, and reaction to what certain philosophers taught is covered as well. It contains 4, entries written by some scholars/specialists.

Philosophes definition, any of the popular French intellectuals or social philosophers of the 18th century, as Diderot, Rousseau, or Voltaire. See more. The Pocket Dictionary of Apologetics Philosophy of Religion is designed to be a companion to your study of these two related disciplines.

Among its entries are. terms, from a posteriori to worldview; apologists, from Abelard to Van Til; philosophers of religion, from Alston to Wolterstorff; movements, from analytic philosophy to voluntarism.

Biographical dictionary of twentieth-century philosophers User Review - Not Available - Book Verdict. As the title indicates, this dictionary contains information on " philosophers who have lived all or part of their lives in the 20th century.". A Greek school of philosophers who believed that happiness consists of living in accord with reason and nature.

The truly wise man, in their estimation, was indifferent to pain or pleasure. —Ac I would call this an encyclopedia not a dictionary. I picked it up at a used book store as a companion to all these Greek philosophies I’ve been reading of late. Especially with Diogenes’ Lives of the Eminent Philosophers, which was full of rumors, I wanted some guide post to understand what really was going on.

I found this a very useful tool/5(18). Philosophy on Oxford Reference is continually expanding, created under the authorship or editorship of recognised experts. See below for the current title list. For information about Philosophy, including interviews with featured authors, sample content, and more, please visit the Philosophy subject page.

The Blackwell Dictionary of Western Philosophy is a concise reference to the whole history of western philosophy, from ancient Greece to the present day. Spans all the major branches of western philosophical inquiry, all of the key figures; Explains the meaning and usage of each philosophical concept in a fresh and engaging style.

Philosopher definition: A philosopher is a person who studies or writes about philosophy. | Meaning, pronunciation, translations and examples.The Bloomsbury Dictionary of Eighteenth-Century German Philosophers is a landmark work.

Covering one of the most innovative centuries for philosophical investigation, it features more than entries on the eighteenth-century philosophers, theologians, jurists, physicians, scholars, writers, literary critics and historians whose work has had lasting philosophical ide well.E-BOOK EXCERPT.

NOTE: You are purchasing a standalone product; MyPhilosophyLab does not come packaged with this content. If you would like to purchase both the physical text and MyPhilosophyLab, search for / The Philosopher's Way: Thinking Critically About Profound Ideas plus MyPhilosophyLab for Introduction to Philosophy -- Access Card Package, 5/e Package .