The Hutchinson Dictionary of Ideas

The Hutchinson Dictionary of Ideas

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Baker & Taylor
Brief essays discuss hundreds of ideas in art, science, economics, history, and philosophy, from abolitionism and animal rights to yoga and zero

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A reference that brings together the many strands and multiplicity of subjects which together make up the world of ideas. The 4,000 alphabetical entries detail key terms (allocation of resources, biofeedback, chaos theory, nature-nurture controversy) as well as biographies (Freud, Kierkegaard, Stephen Hawking), movements (Campaign for Nuclear Disarmament, liberation theology) and -isms and -ologies (absolutism, behaviorism, deontology, existentialism, phenomenology). There are also specially commissioned articles on contemporary topics of concern, chronologies, and selected relevant quotes by or about people in the Dictionary , as well as quotes by theme. Annotation copyright Book News, Inc. Portland, Or.

Publisher: Santa Barbara, CA : ABC-CLIO, c1994
ISBN: 9780874367928
Branch Call Number: 032 HUT
Characteristics: xi, [5], 583 p. ; 25 cm
Alternative Title: Dictionary of ideas


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