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The Dictionary of Philosophy

Nature volume 155, page 67 (20 January 1945) | Download Citation



THIS is a single volume, easy to handle and read, containing explanations of philosophical terms and outline accounts of schools of thought, special subjects and individual thinkers. It looks as though the efforts of a number of specialists had been put together in alphabetical order with little editing. Many of the articles are just right; for example, that on ‘Hegelianism’, and most of the definitions of Aristotelian terms. A few articles are too brief for clarity; many are too long and try to do too much.

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