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Routledge Encyclopedia of Philosophy: Combined 10 volume set and CD-ROM with 10-user network license [Paperback]

Routledge Encyclopedia of Philosophy: Combined 10 volume set and CD-ROM with 10-user network license [Paperback]

By Edward Craig (Author)
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Pages   8136
Est. Packaging Dimensions:   Length: 23.5" Width: 12.2" Height: 8.8"
Weight:   42 lbs.
Binding  Softcover
Release Date   Jun 30, 1998
Publisher   Routledge
ISBN  0415169178  
EAN  9780415169172  

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Outline ReviewIn this 10-volume set, we have a truly global encyclopedia of metaphysical thought--not just philosophy, but theology as well. Although it has noticeable British and American sensibilities, the Routledge Encyclopedia of Philosophy is a multicultural affair with over 2,000 individual articles, including entries for Cheng Hao and Baal Shem Tov along with Ren Descartes and Immanuel Kant, and it discusses Mahayana Buddhism as ably as it discusses deconstruction theory. Admirable efforts have been made by the individual contributors (all 1,300-plus of them) to maintain such clarity of presentation as to provide a sophisticated yet accessible intellectual primer that requires only a willingness to learn. This is the philosophic equivalent of the Oxford English Dictionary, doubling as an indispensable reference and a marvelously indulgent splurge.

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The most exciting, ambitious international philosophy project in many years, the Routledge Encyclopedia of Philosophy [REP] brings philosophy reference into the 21st century.

General Editor Edward Craig, with the assistance of 30 specialist subject editors, has compiled over 2,000 entries--thematic, biographical and national--ranging from 500 to 15,000 words in length, written by over 1200 renowned authors from all over the world. REP offers in-depth coverage of vast scope. In addition to covering the core of most Anglo-American philosophy--the metaphysical, epistemological and logical questions, REP provides thorough, expert treatments of world philosophies, including the philosophies and major thinkers of India, Africa and Latin America, as well as Chinese, Arabic and Jewish philosophy. REP brings philosophy reference up to date with entries on new concepts, developing schools and systems and new thinking about older themes. Authoritative, detailed entries cover everything from Heraclitus to Chinese Marxism, from medieval philosophy to philosophies of science, gender, postmodernism, and much, much more.

The preeminient names in the field have contributed to this project: William Alston, Roderick Chisholm, Fred Dretske, Joel Feinberg, Sandra Harding, Larry Laudan, Martha Nussbaum, Richard Popkin, Richard Rorty, Alan Ryan, Gayatri Chakravorty Spivak, Stephen Stich, Patrick Suppes and Bernard Williams, to name just a few.

The Routledge Encyclopedia of Philosophy is the unrivalled source of reference for teachers and students of philosophy. REP can be purchased in three different ways:

* Combined print and CD-ROM package--includes the 10 volume printed boxed set plus the networkable CD-ROM with a basic license permitting up to 10 simultaneous users.
* Print version--includes a boxed set of 10 durable, cloth-bound volumes printed on acid-free paper.
* Electronic version--includes a networkable CD-ROM with a basic license permitting up to 10 simultaneous users.

The REP CD-ROM: combines the entire text of all 10 print volumes with electronic advantages such as a powerful search engine, time-saving navigation and browsing features and quick, easy printing, copying and pasting between REP and other applications.

For an 8-page brochure, sample entries and a complete listing of contents and contributors, contact our New York office.

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Edward Craig is Knightsbridge Professor of Philosophy at Cambridge University, where he is also a Fellow of Churchill College. He has held visiting appointments at the Universities of Hamburg and Heidelberg, and the University of Melbourne. His publications include The Mind of God and the Works of Man (OUP, 1987), Knowledge and the State of Nature (OUP, 1990), and he is general editor of the Routledge Encyclopedia of Philosophy.

Edward Craig currently resides in Cambridge. Edward Craig was born in 1977 and has an academic affiliation as follows - Cambridge University University of Cambridge University of Cambridge U.

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Reviews - What do our customers think?
Massive reference resource  Nov 18, 2006
This encyclopedia is a leading resource written by leading philosophers and scholars. It is indispensible for researchers and students who need to refer to a philosophical topic or a great thinker and their thought. It is also good for the casual reader who may be interested in philosophy and wishes to learn more about the subject.

The encyclopedia is very comprehensive and covers all the main areas of philosophy as well as both Eastern and Western philosophy. Jewish and Islamic and African Philosophies are also well represented. There are many biographies of leading philosophers, as well as scientists, theologians, lawyers, writers and politicians who have covered philosophical questions.

The price puts this resource beyond the means of most individual buyers, but all good libraries should stock it.
At first I was miffed at the price, but ...  Mar 14, 2005
I was excited about this collection, but I thought it was 37 dollars and 75 cents, so I was a bit disconcerted to find a $3,775 dollar charge to my Visa. However, once I started reading the collection, I realized it was worth every penny of the cost -- for all you get, this is an absolute steal, really! Now I'm sending the collection to friends and family as gifts. Take out a loan, beg, borrow or steal: Do whatever you need to do to get the money to order this series -- you won't be disappointed.
Essential, but ...  Dec 26, 2002
It is the best encyclopedia of philosophy available in English,
and as comprehensive as one could reasonably want on the
Anglo-American analytic tradition. However, it is still inferior
to the magisterial Historisches Woerterbuch der Philosophie, ed.
Joachim Ritter (12 vols., of which 11 have thus far been
published) - the one true indispensable philosophical reference
Excellent Resource  Nov 12, 2000
This collection, especially the CD-ROM version is a very useful resource. It is easy to use and very consice, full of information. This encyclopedic collection contains all themes in philosophy and some in religion, which makes it useful when someone is trying to make connections to other fields. Individual philosophers and a general overview of their life works and projects, different idealogies and terms are all explained in full extent in this simple to use encyclopedia.

It is so exciting to be able to use this resource. It is a recent acquisition at the college's library, and since I have discovered it I haven't been able to put it down. I give it 5 stars, and although I haven't read it entirely (for obvious reasons), I think it will be a resource I will be using for the rest of my life.

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Simply indispensable  Apr 25, 2000
We bought this encyclopedia set to the Royal School of Library and Information Science in Copenhagen (both the 10 vol. hardbound and the cd-rom version). I simply find it indispensable and so do many of my colleagues and students. My experience is that this effect comes from the first glance in this work. We are not using this work as professional philosophers but as library and information scientists who needs a broad orientation about fundamental problems related to knowledge, its production, dissemination and use. In my opinion there is a general trend in many of the social sciences towards more theoretical and philosophical foundations. In this process it is extremely important that you have works that bring concise introductions to various traditions in thinking and scientific methodology. The importance of this work is in my view, that it allows researchers and students in social sciences and other fields to have a central reference point when we put forward our arguments.

This work is useful along several dimensions. In this review I shall only mention epistemology and the philosophy of science. We have in all the sciences (especially in the social sciences, psychology, media and information sciences) many approaches or "paradigms", for example: (social) constructivism, critical realism, empiricism, feminist epistemology, hermeneutics, historicism, paradigm theory (Thomas Kuhn), Marxist philosophy of science, critical rationalism (Karl Popper), positivism and logical positivism, postmodernism and poststructuralism, pragmatism, rationalism, and realism (with scientific realism and antirealism). One simply need to be informed about the basic principles behind such approaches, and the Routledge Encyclopedia of Philosophy is the only place where you can get a reasonable detailed and comprehensive overview. Add to this that every article starts with a summary, and ends with references and reading lists (often annotated). This is simply a very user friendly design. Of course no work can answer all questions, and of course serious students need much more than this (and of course a few articles is a little disappointing). This work is, however, an important tool, that in my view cannot be overestimated. Its real importance is, I think, that it can strengthen the theoretical approaches in many sciences because it provides us with a common overview and reference point. When I am introducing or discussing Library and Information Science, I am trying to connect the different approaches or paradigms in this field to basic philosophical questions (se my article "Library and information science: practice, theory, and philosophical basis in the journal Information Processing and Management, vol. 36(3), 2000, pp. 501-531). In this way I hope to be able to contribute to the development of this field. In my opinion all other fields should benefit in a similar way. Why is philosophy important for most fields? Because the empiricist and positivist view is simply wrong. You cannot produce knowledge from observations alone. You simply have to consider many theoretical issues which have been clarified through accumulated experiences.


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