The Vattimo Dictionary: various entries

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A guide to the philosophy of Gianni Vattimo and the controversies surrounding his thought:
- Offers the first research tool of this kind for Vattimo’s philosophy
- Opens with an overall introduction to Vattimo’s oeuvre and its key developments
- Includes cross-references among so that readers can see how the systemic links operate in Vattimo’s thought
- Provides clear definitions for readers new to Vattimo’s work, while also offering sophisticated avenues for further specialist research.

A-Z entries provide coverage of more than 100 of Vattimo’s most important concepts and themes, as well as entries for other thinkers he cites. Key criticisms of Vattimo’s work are included by prominent authors in the field, from Eduardo Mendieta, Franca D’Agostini, Santiago Zabala, Silvia Mazzini, Carmelo Dotolo, Federico Vercellone to Robert Valgenti.
Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationThe Vattimo Dictionary
EditorsSimonetta Moro
PublisherEdinburgh University Press
ISBN (Electronic)9781474489102
ISBN (Print)9781474489096
Publication statusPublished - May 2024


  • Gianni Vattimo
  • Weak Thought
  • Italian Philosophy


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