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The Penguin Dictionary Of Philosophy

Author : Thomas Mautner
ISBN : UCSC:32106018677358
Genre : Philosophy
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Featuring hundreds of entries, this authoritative, A-to-Z reference encompasses the full spectrum and history of Western philosophy, covering such topics as logic, metaphysics, ethics, and epistemology, as well as providing incisive profiles of the world's great philosophers, past and present, and their influence. Original.
Category: Philosophy

The Penguin Dictionary Of Philosophy

Author : Thomas Mautner
ISBN : UVA:X004438290
Genre : Philosophy
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Clear and concise definitions are given of key concepts, doctrines, and schools of thought in Western philosophy, from 600 B.C. to the present day. The dictionary offers numerous entries on major and lesser known philosphers, from Socrates to Thomas Aquinas, from Rousseau to Derrida. 27 tables, 12 figures.
Category: Philosophy

The Penguin Dictionary Of Law

Author : Julian Webb
ISBN : 0141027274
Genre : Law
File Size : 60.74 MB
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The Penguin Dictionary of Law is the ideal reference guide for lawyers, students and anyone interested in the workings of the legal system. It gives clear, jargon-free definition of legal terms form abuse of process to youth court as well as providing biographical information on important legal thinkers, from John Locke and Thomas Hobbes to Max Weber and Ronald Dworkin. More than 2500 terms explained Covers key concepts in English, European and International Clear definitions of complex terms such as euthanasia, hearsay evidence, and remoteness of damage Included reference to key cases and legislation Provided website addresses of important public bodies and legal organisations
Category: Law

The Penguin Dictionary Of Islam

Author : Azim Nanji
ISBN : 9780141920863
Genre : Religion
File Size : 86.11 MB
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Islam today is a truly global faith, yet it remains somewhat of an enigma to many of us. Each and every day our newspapers are saturated with references to Islam; Quran, Taliban, Hijab, Fatwa, Allah, Sunni, Jihad, Shia, the list goes on. But how much do we really understand? Are we, in fact, misunderstanding? The Penguin Dictionary of Islam provides complete, impartial answers. It includes extensive coverage of the historical formations of the worldwide Muslim community and highlights key modern Muslim figures and events. Understanding Islam is vital to understanding our world and this text is the definitive authority, designed for both general and academic readers.
Category: Religion

History And Philosophy Of Science

Author : Heinz Duthel
ISBN : 9781409210870
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The term philosophy comes from the Greek word "ΦÎ1λοÏοÏÎ ̄α" (philo-sophia), which means "love of wisdom". The term is notoriously difficult to define (see definition of philosophy) because of the diverse range of ideas that have been labeled as a philosophy. The Penguin Dictionary of Philosophy defines it as the study of "the most fundamental and general concepts and principles involved in thought, action, and reality".

The Penguin Dictionary Of Mathematics

Author : David Nelson
ISBN : 9780141920870
Genre : Mathematics
File Size : 73.73 MB
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The Penguin Dictionary of Mathematics takes in all branches of pure and applied mathematics, from algebra to mechanics and from number theory to statistics. Invaluable for students at all levels, it is also a useful and versatile source book for economists, business people, engineers, technicians and scientists of all kinds who use mathematics in the course of their work.
Category: Mathematics

The Penguin Dictionary Of Clich S

Author : Julia Cresswell
ISBN : UCSC:32106012288178
Genre : Clichés
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This dictionary investigates the wide range of cliches throughout the history of the English language. With over 1500 sourced cliches listed, both ancient an modern, this work looks at the more informal side of the English language.
Category: Clichés

The Penguin Dictionary Of Psychology

Author : Arthur S. Reber
ISBN : 0140514511
Genre : Psychology
File Size : 77.80 MB
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This authoritative and wide-ranging reference work has been thoroughly revised to include the latest definitions used in psychology, psychiatry, and related fields. It now features 17,000 entries along with sections that explore the latest developments in neuroscience and social psychology. A first rate reference book, The Penguin Dictionary of Psychology will continue to prove invaluable to students, professionals, and the interested general reader "By far the best reference work of its kind." (Paul Edwards, emeritus professor of philosophy, City University of New York)
Category: Psychology

George Santayana S Philosophy Of Religion

Author : Edward W. Lovely
ISBN : 9780739176276
Genre : Philosophy
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The book addresses George Santayana’s philosophy of religion and its basis in his overall philosophical project with an exploration of some phenomenological aspects of his approach and his potential influence on contemporary religious thought. Emphasis is placed upon his Roman Catholic and Greek influences and his constructionist viewpoint toward Catholic symbols and dogma.
Category: Philosophy