5 edition of Philosophy in Britain today found in the catalog.
|Statement||edited by S.G. Shanker.|
|LC Classifications||B29 .P5247 1986|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||315 p. ;|
|Number of Pages||315|
|LC Control Number||87106433|
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Philosophy in Britain Today Paperback – Novem by S. Shanker (Editor) See all 4 formats and editions Hide other formats and editionsFormat: Paperback. Philosophy in Britain today. London: Croom Helm, © (OCoLC) Document Type: Book: All Authors / Contributors: Stuart Shanker. These essays offer a fascinating and lively synopsis of the work of some of the most important thinkers in Britain today.
The authors represent a wide cross-section of Britain's current philosophical spectrum, resulting in a stimulating intellectual profile of the leaders of a community which dominated Western philosophy for much of the twentieth century.
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