The Shorter REP presents the very best of the acclaimed ten volume Routledge Encyclopedia of Philosophy in a single volume. It makes a selection of the most important entries available for the first time and covers all you need to know about philosophy, from Aristotle to Wittgenstein and animals and ethics to scientific method.
Comprising over 900 entries and covering the major philosophers and philosophical topics, The Shorter REP includes the following special features:
An outstanding guide to all things philosophical, The Shorter Routledge Encyclopedia of Philosophy provides an unrivalled introduction to the subject for students and general readers alike.
'A remarkable achievement, building on the monumental Routledge Encyclopedia
of Philosophy, but carefully and intelligently distilling it for all students of philosophy. An invaluable resource.' - Simon Blackburn, author of Think: A Compelling Introduction to Philosophy
' ... deserves a proud place on the bookshelf of any philosophy lover.' - New Humanist
'Whether you read philosophy as an amateur or a professional, you will find [this book] invaluable.' - The Catholic Herald
'...the best guide on philosophy available for lay readers ...recommended for public libraries' Library Journal
Audience: Tertiary; University or College
Number Of Pages: 1078
Published: 31st March 2005
Publisher: Taylor & Francis Ltd
Country of Publication: GB
Dimensions (cm): 24.8 x 17.1 x 6.35
Weight (kg): 2.04
Edition Number: 2