Stuart Brown,Diane Collinson,Robert Wilkinson's Biographical Dictionary of Twentieth-Century Philosophers PDF

By Stuart Brown,Diane Collinson,Robert Wilkinson

This Biographical Dictionary presents specified debts of the lives, works, impression and reception of thinkers from all of the significant philosophical colleges and traditions of the twentieth-century.
This detailed quantity covers the lives and careers of thinkers from all components of philosophy - from analytic philosophy to Zen and from formal good judgment to aesthetics. the entire significant figures of philosophy, similar to Nietzsche, Wittgenstein and Russell are tested and analysed. The scope of the paintings isn't in basic terms limited to the foremost figures in western philosophy but additionally covers extensive an important variety of thinkers from the close to and much east and from the non-European Hispanic-language communities.
The Biographical Dictionary additionally incorporates a variety of basic entries facing vital colleges of philosophy, similar to the Vienna Circle, or currents of proposal, comparable to vitalism. those enable the reader to set the person biographies within the context of the philosophical background of the interval. With entries written via over a hundred major philosophy students, the Biographical Dictionary is the main complete survey of twentieth-century thinkers to date.
The ebook is established alphabetically by means of thinker. every one access is identically dependent for ease of entry and covers:
* nationality
* dates and areas of beginning and death
* philosophical type or school
* components of interest
* larger education
* major influences
* major appointments
* major publications
* secondary literature
* account of highbrow improvement and major ideas
* serious reception and impact
At the tip of the publication a glossary offers debts of the colleges, routine and traditions to which those philosophers belonged, and thorough indexes allow the reader to entry the knowledge in numerous ways:
* by way of nationality
* by way of significant parts of contribution to philosophy e.g. aesthetics
* by means of significant affects at the philosopher involved e.g. Plato, Kant, Wittgenstein

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