Preface to the Second Edition Preface to the First Edition The Oxford Dictionary of Philosophy Appendix 1: Logical Symbols Appendix 2: Key Introductory Terms Appendix 3: Specialist Terms Chronology
Simon Blackburn is one of the UK's leading twenty-first century philosophers. He retired as professor of philosophy at the University of Cambridge in 2011 and is now Collegial Professor at the New College of the Humanities. He remains a distinguished research professor of philosophy at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. He is also a Fellow of Trinity College, Cambridge. He was previously a Fellow of Pembroke College, Oxford and has taught full-time at the University of North Carolina as an Edna J. Koury Professor.
Review from previous edition `an excellent source book' Times Higher Education Supplement `the most comprehensive dictionary of philosophy in English' Times Literary Supplement `A very useful and handy dictionary with clearly written notices, which focus on the essential aspects. It should belong to the bookshelf of any student or scientist interested in the impact of philosophical questions. I shall recommend it for the part of my course devoted to the nature of science.' Bernard Leyh, University of LiAge