Resources have been selected to assist students, faculty, and researchers with locating pertinent information on philosophy. Areas include, but are not limited to, doctrines, ethics, schools of thought, and theories of thousands of philosophers.
Coverage: Advent of Philosophy to Present.
Routledge provides an excellent general introduction to the key doctrines, schools, and theories of roughly 1,300 philosophers. Boldface subdivisions for each of the major headings are provided within the ten-volume set, and several of the entries furnish a List of Works where possible. References for further reading are given at the conclusion of major entries; additionally, the final volume is devoted to an extensive Index, numbering some 450 pages.
Coverage: Primarily Seventeenth Century to Present.
An excellent single-volume resource on the various doctrines, schools, theories, and traditions of philosophy. The Companion treats epistemology, metaphysics, moral philosophy, logic, aesthetics, and the philosophy of mind extensively; additionally, contemporary philosophers (American and British constituting the largest groups) are examined, as are subordinate topics which do not address primarily the essays devoted to the individual philosophers. Logical symbols, maps of philosophy, a chronological table of philosophy, sources of illustrations, and an Index as well as a List of Entries are included.