Fifty key contemporary thinkers: from structuralism to post-humanism

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Now in its second edition our best selling 'Key Guide' surveys the most influential thinkers of the twentieth and twenty-first centuries with new entries including: Agamben; Bergson; Butler; Haraway; Heidegger; and Husserl. With a new introduction by the author as well as two new 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 read for anyone interested in the thinking that drives today's world. Students and general readers alike will be pleased to find such an accessible guide to some of the most hard-to-grasp ideas around.
Original languageEnglish
Place of PublicationLondon ; New York
PublisherRoutledge, Taylor and Francis Group
Number of pages435
ISBN (Print)9780415326940
Publication statusPublished - 2008


  • Structuralism
  • Post-structuralism
  • Semiotics
  • Phenomenology
  • Modernity
  • Post-modernity
  • Post-Marxism
  • Vitalism
  • Post-human


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