The Greek Pursuit of Knowledge
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Greek Pursuit of Knowledge by Jacques Brunschwig
Book DescriptionAncient Greek thought is the essential wellspring from which the intellectual, ethical and political civilization of the West draws and to which we repeatedly return. In this volume drawn from the reference work "Greek Thought: A Guide to Classical Knowledge", major scholars take up basic topics in philosophy and science, offering an account of the extraordinary explosion of desire for knowledge in the classical Greek world.
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Book DetailsISBN: 9780674021556
(235mm x 155mm x 23mm)
Imprint: The Belknap Press
Publisher: Harvard University Press
Publish Date: 4-Nov-2003
Country of Publication: United States
Books By Author Jacques Brunschwig
Papers in Hellenistic Philosophy, Paperback (January 2007)
This collection makes available in English twelve papers by the distinguished French scholar Professor Jacques Brunschwig.
Passions and Perceptions, Paperback (December 2006)
This volume considers the important contributions to philosophy made by the philosophers of the Hellenistic schools.
Guide to Greek Thought, Paperback (November 2003)
This volume, drawn from the reference work "Greek Thought: A Guide to Classical Knowledge", gives fresh insight into the originality of major figures and the legacy of important currents of thought.
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Ancient Greek thought provides the basis for the intellectual, ethical and political civilization of the West. This collection of over 60 essays explores the full length and breadth of Greek thought - showing the Greeks looking at themselves, their knowledge, poetics and rhetoric.
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Author Biography - Jacques Brunschwig
Jacques Brunschwig is Professor of the History of Ancient Philosophy, Emeritus, at the University of Paris. He is the author of Papers in Hellenistic Philosophy (Cambridge University Press). Geoffrey E. R. Lloyd succeeded Moses Finley as Master of Darwin College, University of Cambridge. He is the author of numerous works on the classical period, among them Early Greek Science: Thales to Aristotle; Greek Science after Aristotle; and Magic, Reason, and Experience: Studies in the Origin and Development of Greek Science.
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