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12 Modern Philosophers

3.50  ·  Rating Details  ·  8 Ratings  ·  2 Reviews
Featuring essays from leading philosophical scholars, "12 Modern Philosophers" explores the works, origins, and influences of twelve of the most important late 20th Century philosophers working in the analytic tradition. Draws on essays from well-known scholars, including Thomas Baldwin, Catherine Wilson, Adrian Moore and Lori Gruen Locates the authors and their oeuvre wit ...more
Paperback, 254 pages
Published January 27th 2009 by Wiley-Blackwell
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Christine Cordula Dantas
Oct 03, 2012 Christine Cordula Dantas rated it really liked it
Shelves: philosophy
A very good summary of 12 contemporary philosophers. Each chapter is written by a different author, but the text is very uniform and clear throughout, showing an excellent work by the editors. I have learned a great deal from this book, although some particular subjects were not of my direct interest, and some others were a little difficult to understand (that is not a fault of the book). Note that the focus is on analytic philosophy, as opposed to continental philosophy, although some philosoph ...more
Sophie Polyankina
Jul 30, 2015 Sophie Polyankina rated it liked it
I hoped for the wider variety of personalities in this book. The 12 philosophers present similar schools of thought and are much alike.
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