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Ancient worlds, modern reflections : philosophical perspectives on Greek and Chinese science and culture

G. E. R. Lloyd author.

2006

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  • Title:
    Ancient worlds, modern reflections : philosophical perspectives on Greek and Chinese science and culture
  • Author: G. E. R. Lloyd author.
  • Description: ""Contents""; ""Preface""; ""1. Understanding Ancient Societies""; ""2. Science in Ancient Civilizations?""; ""3. Carving out Territories""; ""4. A Common Logic?""; ""5. Searching for Truth""; ""6. The Questionability of Belief""; ""7. Styles of Enquiry and the Question of a Common Ontology""; ""8. The Use and Abuse of Classification""; ""9. For Example and Against""; ""10. Universities: Their Histories and Responsibilities""; ""11. Human Nature and Human Rights""; ""12. A Critique of Democracy""; ""Conclusion""; ""Glossary of Chinese and Greek Terms""; ""Chinese""; ""B""; ""C""; ""D""; ""F""
    ""G""""H""; ""J""; ""K""; ""L""; ""M""; ""N""; ""P""; ""Q""; ""R""; ""S""; ""T""; ""W""; ""X""; ""Y""; ""Z""; ""Greek""; ""A""; ""C""; ""E""; ""G""; ""H""; ""I""; ""L""; ""M""; ""N""; ""O""; ""P""; ""S""; ""T""; ""Notes on Editions""; ""References""; ""Index""; ""A""; ""B""; ""C""; ""D""; ""E""; ""F""; ""G""; ""H""; ""I""; ""J""; ""K""; ""L""; ""M""; ""N""; ""O""; ""P""; ""Q""; ""R""; ""S""; ""T""; ""U""; ""V""; ""W""; ""X""; ""Y""; ""Z""
    Geoffrey Lloyd engages in a wide-ranging exploration of what we can learn from the study of ancient civilizations that is relevant to fundamental problems, both intellectual and moral that we still face today.
  • Publication Date: 2006
  • Publisher: Oxford : Clarendon Press
  • Format: 1 online resource (235 p.).
  • Identifier: ISBN 0-19-160227-2;ISBN 9786611154639;ISBN 1-281-15463-6;ISBN 0-19-153361-0;ISBN 1-4294-2086-3;ISBN 0-19-155844-3
  • Subjects: Philosophy, Ancient; Electronic books
  • Language: English
  • Source: 01DAL UDM ALMA

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