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Frank Cioffi: The Philosopher in Shirt-Sleeves Hardcover – 23 Apr 2015

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  • Hardcover: 200 pages
  • Publisher: Bloomsbury 3PL (23 April 2015)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 1472590112
  • ISBN-13: 978-1472590114
  • Product Dimensions: 14 x 1.3 x 21.6 cm
  • Average Customer Review: 5.0 out of 5 stars 1 customer review
  • Amazon Bestsellers Rank: 2,771,391 in Books (See Top 100 in Books)
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"The Philosopher in Shirt- Sleeves is a readable and affectionate memoir. ... I never met Cioffi, but having read this book I wish I had." -Tim Crane, University of Cambridge, UK, Notre Dame Philosophical Reviews

About the Author

Frank Cioffi was an American philosopher educated in New York and Oxford. He taught at the University of Singapore, the University of Kent and the University of Essex, where he was a founding member of the Department of Philosophy. His work centered on Sigmund Freud, psychoanalysis and Ludwig Wittgenstein. He died in January 2012. David Ellis is Emeritus Professor of Literature at the University of Kent, UK. He is author of Memoirs of a Leavisite: The decline and fall of Cambridge English (2013) and The Truth about William Shakespeare: Fact, fiction and modern biographies (2012). Nicholas Bunnin is the Director of the Philosophy Project at the Institute for Chinese Studies in Oxford and a Visiting Professor of Chinese Philosophy at King's College, London. He is an editor of Blackwell's Companion to Philosophy and their Dictionary of Western Philosophy.

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