This is the leading, full-scale comprehensive dictionary of philosophical terms and thinkers to appear in English in more than half a century. Written by a team of more than 550 experts and now widely translated, it contains approximately 5,000 entries ranging from short definitions to longer articles. It is designed to facilitate the understanding of philosophy at all levels and in all fields. Key features of this third edition include:500 new entries covering Eastern as well as Western philosophy, and covering individual countries such as China, France, Germany, Italy, and SpainIncreased coverage of such growing fields as ethics and philosophy of mindMore than 100 new intellectual portraits of leading contemporary thinkersWider coverage of Continental philosophyDozens of new technical concepts in cognitive science and other areasEnhanced cross-referencing to add context and increase understandingExpansions in both text and index to facilitate research and browsing
Pauline Kleingeld - Rijksuniversiteit Groningen, The Netherlands
David Sosa - University of Texas, Austin
Ludwig Siep - University of Münster, Germany
Chienkuo Mi - Chair and Professor of Philosophy at Soochow University, Taiwan and President of the Taiwan Philosophical Association
Rosaria Egidi - Professor Emerita, University of Rome
Michael Friedman - Stanford University, California
A. Wesolek Source: Choice
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