le Garzantine – Filosofia

The app “le Garzantine – Filosofia” presents the history of Western thought in a comprehensive and rigorous encyclopedic dictionary. Authors, doctrines, schools (from atomism to existentialism, and from positivism to phenomenology), research scopes (ethics, logic, aesthetics, epistemology, hermeneutics, language philosophy, neurosciences), concepts (from abduction to ideal type, from entelechy to truth, from artificial intelligence to postmodern). Furthermore, 300 key works in the history of philosophy, annotated and set against the production of the author, and entries dedicated to “human sciences”: pedagogy, psychology, psychoanalysis, sociology, cultural anthropology, linguistics, theology.


Main features
  • Check for updates online and use of the dictionary offline
  • User interface in Italian and English
  • More than 3300 entries written by specialists
  • Places and dates of birth for each figure
  • Dating of works
  • 300 summaries of philosophical key works
  • Synoptical chronology
  • A circuit of 4500 cross-references between entries
  • Clear graphic presentation and easy consultation
  • Research history
  • Table with abbreviations used in the dictionary
  • Ability to report suggestions, errors, lemmas not found
  • Search the index, by entry and in full text
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