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This revised second edition from our bestselling Key Guides includes brand new entries on some of the most influential thinkers of the twentieth- and twenty-first century: Zizek, Bergson, Husserl, Heidegger, Butler and Haraway.

Author: John Lechte

Publisher: Routledge

ISBN: 9781134339051

Category: Philosophy

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This revised second edition from our bestselling Key Guides includes brand new entries on some of the most influential thinkers of the twentieth- and twenty-first century: Zizek, Bergson, Husserl, Heidegger, Butler and Haraway. With a new introduction by the author, sections on phenomenology and the post-human, full cross-referencing and up-to-date guides to major primary and secondary texts, this is an essential resource to contemporary critical thought for undergraduates and the interested reader.
2007-08-07 By John Lechte

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1994 By John Lechte

Author: John Lechte

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2008 By John Lechte

With its comprehensive biographical and bibliographical information, this book provides a vital reference work of the last fifty years.

Author: John Lechte

Publisher: Routledge

ISBN: 9781134905638

Category: Philosophy

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Fifty Key Contemporary Thinkers surveys the most important figures who have influenced post-war thought. The reader is guided through structuralism, semiotics, post-Marxism and Annales history, on to modernity and postmodernity. With its comprehensive biographical and bibliographical information, this book provides a vital reference work of the last fifty years.
2006-08-21 By John Lechte

FIFTYKEY. CONTEMPORARY. THINKERS. Inthisbook, John Lechte focuses both onthe development of structuralist theory andon key thinkers opposed tothis tendency. For thespecialist and the generalreader alike, itisan indispensable reference ...

Author: John Lechte

Publisher: Routledge

ISBN: 9781134905621

Category: Philosophy

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Fifty Key Contemporary Thinkers surveys the most important figures who have influenced post-war thought. The reader is guided through structuralism, semiotics, post-Marxism and Annales history, on to modernity and postmodernity. With its comprehensive biographical and bibliographical information, this book provides a vital reference work of the last fifty years.
2006-08-21 By John Lechte

Covering the life, work, ideas and impact of some of the most significant thinkers in sociology, Fifty Key Sociologists: The Formative Theorists concentrates on figures in the field writing principally in the nineteenth and early twentieth ...

Author: John Scott

Publisher: Routledge

ISBN: 9781134262182

Category: Social Science

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Covering the life, work, ideas and impact of some of the most significant thinkers in sociology, Fifty Key Sociologists: The Formative Theorists concentrates on figures in the field writing principally in the nineteenth and early twentieth centuries. Including entries on Jane Addams, Theodor Adorno, George Lukács, Max Weber and Pitrim Sorokin, this practical text: is presented in an accessible A–Z format for maximum ease-of-use provides full cross-referencing and a further reading section for each entry, in order to allow the reader to broaden their understanding of the area includes biographical data for each of the figures covered. Presenting the key works and ideas of each sociologist featured, as well as providing some critical assessment of their work, this is an ideal reference guide for undergraduate and postgraduate students of sociology, cultural studies and general studies, as well as other readers interested in this important field.
2007-01-24 By John Scott

From Maimonides to Martin Buber, and from Baruch Spinoza to Elie Wiesel, this volume carries the standard found in Fifty Key Contemporary Thinkers (Routledge, 1994) and is ideally suited for anyone interested in Jewish thought or history.

Author: Dan Cohn-Sherbok

Publisher: Psychology Press

ISBN: 0415771412

Category: Philosophy

Page: 207

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This panoramic survey provides a first point of entry into the fascinating richness and complexity of the Jewish philosophical, theological and Kabbalistic tradition. Beginning in the first century with the Hellenistic philosopher Philo, Fifty Key Jewish Thinkers traces the major intellectual events of the last two thousand years, including the growth of Medieval Jewish philosophy, the early modern mystics, the radicals, the Hasidic leaders, the Enlightenment and secular and religious Zionism. From Maimonides to Martin Buber, and from Baruch Spinoza to Elie Wiesel, this volume carries the standard found in Fifty Key Contemporary Thinkers (Routledge, 1994) and is ideally suited for anyone interested in Jewish thought or history.
2007-01 By Dan Cohn-Sherbok

The book covers a range of historical and contemporary thinkers from around the world, offering a stimulating combination of biographical fact with historical and cultural context.

Author: Keith Hayward

Publisher: Routledge

ISBN: 9781135265380

Category: Social Science

Page: 352

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Fifty Key Thinkers in Criminology brings the history of criminological thought alive through a collection of fascinating life stories. The book covers a range of historical and contemporary thinkers from around the world, offering a stimulating combination of biographical fact with historical and cultural context. A rich mix of life-and-times detail and theoretical reflection is designed to generate further discussion on some of the key contributions that have shaped the field of criminology. Featured profiles include: Cesare Beccaria Nils Christie Albert Cohen Carol Smart W. E. B. DuBois John Braithwaite. Fifty Key Thinkers in Criminology is an accessible and informative guide that includes helpful cross-referencing and suggestions for further reading. It is of value to all students of criminology and of interest to those in related disciplines, such as sociology and criminal justice.
2009-12-04 By Keith Hayward

Ancient History : Key Themes and Approaches Fifty Key Thinkers in International Relations Neville Morley Martin ... John Hartley , Fifty Contemporary Choreographers Danny Saunders , Martin Montgomery Edited by Martha Bremser and John ...

Author: Gillian Rosemary Evans

Publisher: Psychology Press

ISBN: 0415236630

Category: History

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Focusing on individuals whose ideas shaped intellectual life between 400 and 1500, this book is an accessible guide to those religious, philosophical and political concepts central to the medieval worldview.

... Fifty Key Figures in Twentieth- Century British Politics Keith Laybourn Fifty Contemporary Choreographers Edited by Martha Bremser Fifty Key Classical Authors Alison Sharrock and Rhiannon Ash Fifty Eastern Thinkers Diané Collinson, ...

Author: Noel Sheehy

Publisher: Psychology Press

ISBN: 9780415167758

Category: Psychology

Page: 275

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Fifty Key Thinkers in Psychology introduces the life, thought and work of some of the most influential figures who have shaped and developed modern psychology. It features accessibly written and fully cross-referenced entries on such figures as: Sigmund Freud, Noam Chomsky, Carl Jung, Ivan Pavlov, Jean Piaget, Anne Anastasi, Konrad Lorenz, Hans Eysenck and William James. This fascinating and informative guide is an invaluable resource for those studying, working in, or who simply want to find out more about psychology.
2004 By Noel Sheehy

Ancient History: Key Themes and Approaches Neville Morley Cinema Studies: The Key Concepts (second edition) Susan Hayward Eastern Philosophy: Key Readings Oliver Leaman Fifty Contemporary Choreographers Edited by Martha Bremser Fifty ...

Author: Joy A. Palmer

Publisher: Routledge

ISBN: 9781134756247

Category: Political Science

Page: 321

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Fifty Key Thinkers on the Environment is a unique guide to environmental thinking through the ages. Joy A. Palmer, herself an important and prolific author on environmental matters, has assembled a team of thirty-five expert contributors to summarize and analyse the thinking of fifty diverse and stimulating figures – from all over the world and from ancient times to the present day. Among those included are: Philosophers such as Rousseau, Spinoza and Heidegger Activists such as Chico Mendes Literary giants such as Virgil, Goethe and Wordsworth Major religious and spiritual figures such as the Buddha and St Francis of Assisi. Lucid, scholarly and informative, these fifty essays offer a fascinating overview of mankind’s view and understanding of the physical world.
2002-09-11 By Joy A. Palmer

PREFACE This book follows in the footsteps of Diane Collinson's Fifty Major Philosophers ( 1987 ) and John Lechte's Fifty Key Contemporary Thinkers ( 1994 ) . It has been a daunting challenge to maintain the high standards set by these ...

Author: Martin Griffiths

Publisher: Psychology Press

ISBN: 0415162289

Category: Political Science

Page: 281

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This unique reference offers a quick and convenient overview of the key thinkers in international relations in the twentieth century. The inclusive coverage ranges from politicians such as Lenin and Kissinger, to the most influential figures in feminism, nationalist studies and even historical sociology. Each entry describes the main elements of each thinker's contribution to the study of international relations, provides relevant information on his or her life and career, and lists valuable suggestions for further reading and critical analysis. Political science and journalism students, media professionals and anyone with an interest in modern international relations will want this useful work.

This third edition has been updated throughout and features new entries on Machiavelli, Ranajit Guha, William McNeil and Niall Ferguson.

Author: Marnie Hughes-Warrington

Publisher: Routledge

ISBN: 9781134482535

Category: History

Page: 350

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Fifty Key Thinkers on History is an essential guide to the most influential historians, theorists and philosophers of history. The entries offer comprehensive coverage of the long history of historiography ranging from ancient China, Greece and Rome, through the Middle Ages to the contemporary world. This third edition has been updated throughout and features new entries on Machiavelli, Ranajit Guha, William McNeil and Niall Ferguson. Other thinkers who are introduced include: Herodotus Bede Ibn Khaldun E. H. Carr Fernand Braudel Eric Hobsbawm Michel Foucault Edward Gibbon Each clear and concise essay offers a brief biographical introduction; a summary and discussion of each thinker’s approach to history and how others have engaged with it; a list of their major works and a list of resources for further study.
2014-09-04 By Marnie Hughes-Warrington

Ancient History : Key Themes and Approaches Fifty Major Economists Neville Morley Steven Pressman Business : The Key ... Music : The Key Concepts Fifty Key Contemporary Thinkers Roy Shuker John Lechte Post - Colonial Studies : The Key ...

Author: Centre for Leadership Studies University of Exeter Business School Morgen Witzel

Publisher: Psychology Press

ISBN: 0415369770

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 319

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Provides an understanding of the core elements of mangagement by profiling the lives and work of fifty important business figures, including Bill Gates, J.P. Morgan, and Jack Welch.

Clear, concise exposition of complex and stimulating issues and ideas makes Routledge Key Guides the ultimate ... Theory: The Key Thinkers Andrew Edgar and Peter Sedgwick Eastern Philosophy: Key Readings Oliver Leaman Fifty Contemporary ...

Author: Fellow and Tutor in Classics Rhiannon Ash

Publisher: Routledge

ISBN: 9781134709779

Category: History

Page: 448

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A chronological guide to influential Greek and Roman writers, Fifty Key Classical Authors is an invaluable introduction to the literature, philosophy and history of the ancient world. Including essays on Sappho, Polybius and Lucan, as well as on major figures such as Homer, Plato, Catullus and Cicero, this book is a vital tool for all students of classical civilization.

Dan Cohn-Sherbok. FIFTY KEY JEWISH THINKERS KEY CONCEPTS In this series: Fifty Key Contemporary Thinkers John.

Author: Dan Cohn-Sherbok

Publisher: Routledge

ISBN: 9781134799992

Category: Philosophy

Page: 152

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This popular Key Guide provides an overview of the broader intellectual currents of Jewish philosophy. It includes a chronological table and maps.
2013-01-11 By Dan Cohn-Sherbok

Clear, concise exposition of complex and stimulating issues and ideas make Routledge Key Guides the ultimate ... Fifty Key Classical Authors Alison Sharrock and Rhiannon Ash Fifty Key Contemporary Thinkers John Lechte Fifty Key Figures ...

Author: Keith Layborn

Publisher: Routledge

ISBN: 9781134588732

Category: History

Page: 256

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This guidebook provides a complete overview of the lives and influence of fifty major figures in modern British political history. Reflecting the changes within British society and politics over the past century, the entries chart the development of key contemporary issues such as women's rights, immigration and the emergence of New Labour. Figures covered include: * Winston Churchill * Tony Blair * Emmeline Pankhurst * David Lloyd George * Margaret Thatcher * John Maynard Keynes * Enoch Powell * Barbara Castle With cross-referenced entries and helpful suggestions for further reading, this book is an essential guide for all those with an interest in understanding the dominating issues of modern British politics.
2002-09-11 By Keith Layborn

Clear, concise exposition of complex and stimulating issues and ideas make Routledge Key Guides the ultimate ... Ash Fifty Key Contemporary Thinkers John Lechte Fifty Key Jewish Thinkers Dan Cohn-Sherbok Fifty Key Thinkers on the ...

Author: Yvonne Tasker

Publisher: Routledge

ISBN: 9781134656646

Category: Performing Arts

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Fifty Contemporary Filmmakers examines the work of some of today's most popular, original and influential cinematic voices. Each entry offers both an overview and critique of its subject's career and works, looking at the genres in which they work and their relationship to other film and filmmakers. It covers figures drawn from diverse cinematic traditions from around the world and includes: *Luc Besson *James Cameron *David Lynch *John Woo *Julie Dash *Spike Lee *Joel and Ethan Coen *Martin Scorsese *Mira Nair *Wim Wenders With each entry supplemented by a filmography, references and suggestions for further reading, this is an indispensable guide for anyone interested in contemporary film.
2002-09-11 By Yvonne Tasker

Looks at fifty of the twentieth century's most significant contributors to the debate on education.

Author: Joy Palmer

Publisher: Psychology Press

ISBN: 0415224098

Category: Education

Page: 290

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Looks at fifty of the twentieth century's most significant contributors to the debate on education. Each essay gives key biographical information, an outline of the individual's principal achievements and activities, an assessment of his or her impact and influence and a list of their major writings and suggested further reading.
2001 By Joy Palmer

... Fifty Key Figures in Twentieth-Century British Politics Keith Laybourn Fifty Contemporary Choreographers Edited by Martha Bremser Fifty Key Classical Authors Alison Sharrock and Rhiannon Ash Fifty Eastern Thinkers Diané Collinson, ...

Author: Ian Adams

Publisher: Routledge

ISBN: 9781134586363

Category: Philosophy

Page: 272

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Fifty Major Political Thinkers introduces the lives and ideas of some of the most influential figures in Western political thought, from ancient Greece to the present day. The entries provide a fascinating introduction to the major figures and schools of thought that have shaped contemporary politics, including: Aristotle Simone de Beauvoir Michel Foucault Mohandas Gandhi Jurgen Habermas Machiavelli Karl Marx Thomas Paine Jean-Jacques Rousseau Mary Wollstonecraft. Fully cross-referenced and including a glossary of theoretical terms, this wide-ranging and accessible book is essential reading for anyone with an interest in the evolution and history of contemporary political thought.
2004-03-01 By Ian Adams

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