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The Continuum Encyclopedia of British Philosophy

The Continuum Encyclopedia of British Philosophy   Reference library

Reference type:
Subject Reference
Current Version:
2010
Subject:
Philosophy
Length:
2.85 million words
Illustration(s):
22
This is the first comprehensive reference work devoted to philosophy in Britain. In addition to biographical entries on the lives and works of individual thinkers, it incorporates major ... More
Dictionary of Untranslatables: A Philosophical Lexicon

Dictionary of Untranslatables: A Philosophical Lexicon   Reference library

Reference type:
Subject Reference
Current Version:
2017
Subject:
Philosophy, Literature, Literary reference works
Length:
1.29 million words
Illustration(s):
3
This is an encyclopedic dictionary covering hundreds of important philosophical, literary, and political terms and concepts that defy easy--or any--translation from one language and ... More
Encyclopedia of Aesthetics

Encyclopedia of Aesthetics (2 ed.)   Reference library

Reference type:
Subject Reference
Current Version:
2014
Subject:
Art & Architecture, Philosophy
Length:
2.77 million words
Illustration(s):
179
Featuring 815 articles by distinguished scholars from many fields and countries, the Encyclopedia of Aesthetics is a comprehensive survey of major concepts, thinkers, and debates about the ... More
Encyclopedia of Aesthetics

Encyclopedia of Aesthetics   Reference library

Reference type:
Subject Reference
Current Version:
2008
Subject:
Art & Architecture, Philosophy
Length:
1.92 million words
Illustration(s):
97
The Encyclopedia of Aesthetics is the first reference work to survey the full breadth of critical thought on art, culture, and society from classical philosophy to ... More
The Oxford Companion to Consciousness

The Oxford Companion to Consciousness   Reference library

Reference type:
Subject Reference
Current Version:
2010
Subject:
Science and technology, Psychology, Philosophy
Length:
521,393 words
Illustration(s):
88
Consciousness is undoubtedly one of the last remaining scientific mysteries and hence one of the greatest contemporary scientific challenges. How does the brain's activity result in the ... More
The Oxford Companion to the Mind

The Oxford Companion to the Mind (2 ed.)   Reference library

Reference type:
Subject Reference
Current Version:
2006
Subject:
Science and technology, Psychology, Philosophy
Length:
798,019 words
Illustration(s):
245
‘a masterful compilation in one volume of virtually every important aspect of mind, brain and consciousness’, Washington Post First published ... More
The Oxford Encyclopedia of African Thought

The Oxford Encyclopedia of African Thought   Reference library

Reference type:
Subject Reference
Current Version:
2010
Subject:
History, Regional and National History, Philosophy
Length:
580,433 words
Illustration(s):
38
From St. Augustine and early Ethiopian philosophers to the anticolonialist movements of Pan Africanism and Negritude, The Oxford Encyclopedia of African Thought offers a comprehensive view ... More
The Oxford Encyclopedia of the Bible and Ethics

The Oxford Encyclopedia of the Bible and Ethics   Reference library

Reference type:
Subject Reference
Current Version:
2015
Subject:
Religion, Philosophy
Length:
679,034 words
Illustration(s):
5
Over 180 entries This encyclopedia explores the intersection between biblical sources and ethical issues, both historical and modern, through extensive ... More

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