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Dictionary of Untranslatables: A Philosophical Lexicon (Translation/Transnation)
Dictionary of Untranslatables: A Philosophical Lexicon (Translation/Transnation)
by Barbara (edt) Cassin
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"This is an absolutely astonishing book. There is really nothing else like it. Brimming with excited discovery on every page, it allows readers to re-experience all the freshness and energy of the original Enlightenment attempts to sum up knowledge. If... (read more)

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Thinking from A to Z
Thinking from A to Z
by Nigel Warburton
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What is ?Humpty-Dumptying Do ?arguments from analogy? ever stand up? How do I know when someone is using ?Weasel words What is a ?Politician's answer What's the difference between a ?Red Herring? and a ?Straw Man This superb book, now in its third... (read more)

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Fifty Major Philosophers: A Reference Guide
Fifty Major Philosophers: A Reference Guide
by Diane Collinson
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ranging from Plato to Wittgenstein, the thinkers treated include Aristotle, medieval philosophers including those in the Arabic tradition, and modern philosophers from Descartes and Locke to the Continental schools. Designed as a reference tool for... (read more)

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Philosophical Dictionary (Penguin Classics)
Philosophical Dictionary (Penguin Classics)
by Voltaire
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Series of short, radical essays analysing the conventions of thought in 18th century France.... (read more)

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Key ideas in human thought
Key ideas in human thought
by Kenneth Mcleish
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Forty academic experts compiled more than 2,500 essays on the most important concepts that have shaped the modern world in this one thought-provoking book.... (read more)

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Dictionary of Philosophy Rev 2ND Edition
Dictionary of Philosophy Rev 2ND Edition
by Antony Flew
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This is a new, updated and revised edition of a reference work that has proved invaluable as a tool for the student of philosophy, as well as a handbook for the general reader. From the classical thinkers through Aquinas, Descartes, Spinoza, Kant, up to... (read more)

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Dictionary of Philosophy
Dictionary of Philosophy
by A R Lacey
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First published in 1976, the DICTIONARY OF PHILOSOPHY has established itself as the best available text of its kind, explaining often unfamiliar, complicated, and diverse terminology. The DICTIONARY takes the most common terms and notions and clarifies... (read more)

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The Oxford Companion to Philosophy
The Oxford Companion to Philosophy
by Ted Honderich
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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,... (read more)

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Oxford Companion To Philosophy 2ND Edition
Oxford Companion To Philosophy 2ND Edition
by Ted Honderich
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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,... (read more)

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The Oxford Dictionary of Philosophy (Oxford Paperback Reference)
The Oxford Dictionary of Philosophy (Oxford Paperback Reference)
by Simon Blackburn
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The Gambler's Fallacy, the Dirty Hands Argument, Pascal's Wager, Buridan's Ass, Wittgenstein's Beetle in the Box--philosophical terms can be both intriguing and baffling. Now, eminent philosopher Simon Blackburn offers the most authoritative and up-to... (read more)

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HarperCollins Dictionary of Philosophy Second Edition: In-Depth Explanations and Examples Covering More Than 3,000 Entries (HarperCollins Dictionary)
HarperCollins Dictionary of Philosophy Second Edition: In-Depth Explanations and Examples Covering More Than 3,000 Entries (HarperCollins Dictionary)
by Peter A Angeles
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A Abelard, Peter (1079-1142) French medieval dialectician, logician, theologian; born near Nantes; lived in Brittany, where he was a monk at the Abbey of St. Denis; taught at Paris. (He is remembered popularly for his love affair with the beautiful and... (read more)

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Dictionary Philo & Relig (Revised)
Dictionary Philo & Relig (Revised)
by William L Reese
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First published in 1980, and now substantially revised and enlarged, this panoramic survey of philosophic and religious thought, both ancient and modern, provides access to a wide array of ideas. More than just a dictionary, this well-designed reference... (read more)

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Glossary of Semiotics (Paragon House Glossary for Research, Reading, and Writing)
Glossary of Semiotics (Paragon House Glossary for Research, Reading, and Writing)
by Vincent Colapietro
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The field of semiotics seems like a tower of Babel fraught with newly coined words and exotic uses of ordinary words. This compact resource provides an indispensable key to the specialized vocabulary of a growing international community of scholars in... (read more)

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Dictionary of Religion & Philosophy
Dictionary of Religion & Philosophy
by Geddes Macgregor
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A compact (5x71/4") desk reference on religious studies for the serious student or layperson. Some 3,000 entries (and related bibliographies) cover a wide spectrum of religions associated with the Orient (e.g. the Hindu, Buddhist, Jain, Sikh... (read more)

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The Cambridge Dictionary of Philosophy
The Cambridge Dictionary of Philosophy
by Robert Audi
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This is the most authoritative and comprehensive one-volume dictionary of philosophy available in English. It contains over 4,000 entries, which range in length from 100 to 4,000 words. The Dictionary has been written by an international team of over 350... (read more)

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Dictionary of Philosophy Revised 2ND Edition
Dictionary of Philosophy Revised 2ND Edition
by Antony Flew
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What is logic? What were the most significant contributions of Kant, Plato and Descartes? What is the concept of yin and yang? The personalities, terminology, and definitions of philosophers and philosophical schools of thought are presented clearly in... (read more)

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Penguin Dictionary of Philosophy
Penguin Dictionary of Philosophy
by Thomas Mautner
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Dictionary of Common Philosophical Terms
Dictionary of Common Philosophical Terms
by Gregory Pence
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Prejudices: A Philosophical Dictionary
Prejudices: A Philosophical Dictionary
by Robert Nisbet
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Encyclopedia of Postmodernism (Routledge World Reference)
Encyclopedia of Postmodernism (Routledge World Reference)
by Victor E Taylor
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The Encyclopedia of Postmodernism provides comprehensive and authoritative coverage of academic disciplines, critical terms and central figures relating to the vast field of postmodern studies. With three cross-referenced sections, the volume is easily... (read more)

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