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A Dictionary of Philosophical Quotations : Blackwell Reference - A. J. Ayer

A Dictionary of Philosophical Quotations

Blackwell Reference

By: A. J. Ayer (Editor), Jane O'Grady (Editor)

Paperback Published: 8th August 1994
ISBN: 9780631194781
Number Of Pages: 544

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The dictionary shows philosophers at their best (and their worst), at their most perverse and their most elegant. Organised by philosopher, and indexed by thought, concept and phrase, it enables readers to discover who said what, and what was said by whom. Over 300 philosophers are represented, from Aristotle to Zeno, including Einstein, Aquinas, Sartre and De Beauvoir, and the quotations range from short cryptic phrases to longer statements.
This " Dictionary of Philosophical Quotations will not change your life. It will change your mind.

Industry Reviews

"Everybody should have a copy." Auberon Waugh, The Sunday Telegraph

"The spread of philosophers is huge - more than 330 jostle in the book ... I cannot think of any figure who is missing from this roll-call ... this is not really a book of quotations as we know it but something far more mighty." Literary Review

"The most surprising philosophers do come across. One gets a fair impression of Derrida, and the quotations from Adorno present a whole philosophy in brief digestible form." Times Literary Supplement

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List of Contributors.


The Dictionary: A-Z.



ISBN: 9780631194781
ISBN-10: 0631194789
Series: Blackwell Reference
Audience: Professional
Format: Paperback
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 544
Published: 8th August 1994
Country of Publication: GB
Dimensions (cm): 22.87 x 15.8  x 3.05
Weight (kg): 0.74
Edition Number: 1

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