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Bloomsbury Encyclopedia of Philosophers features critical biographies of individuals who have contributed to the history of intellectual thought.

Growing each year, it currently includes over 8,000 thinkers from North America, Britain, Ireland, France, Germany, the Netherlands, and the Middle East.

Mary Warnock

PHILOSOPHER OF THE MONTH

Mary Warnock

Although many distinguished twentieth-century British philosophers made significant contributions to the wider worlds of public life and policy in their home country, few could match Mary Warnock’s achievements in this regard. Warnock’s efforts to apply her ideas to the wider problems of policy and practice mark her out as a singular figure in contemporary philosophy. It is hard to think of any others who have similarly combined extraordinary academic fertility – in such a wide diversity of philosophical fields – with a no less extraordinary extra-academic public and professional profile.
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