Adversaries and Authorities: Investigations into Ancient Greek and Chinese Science

Adversaries and Authorities: Investigations into Ancient Greek and Chinese Science

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by G. E. R. Lloyd
     
 

ISBN-10: 0521553318

ISBN-13: 9780521553315

Pub. Date: 07/13/1996

Publisher: Cambridge University Press

Did science and philosophy develop differently in ancient Greece and ancient China? A series of detailed studies relate the science produced in each ancient civilization first to the values of that society and then to the institutions within which the scientists and philosophers worked.

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Did science and philosophy develop differently in ancient Greece and ancient China? A series of detailed studies relate the science produced in each ancient civilization first to the values of that society and then to the institutions within which the scientists and philosophers worked.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780521553315
Publisher:
Cambridge University Press
Publication date:
07/13/1996
Series:
Ideas in Context Series, #42
Pages:
276
Product dimensions:
5.98(w) x 8.98(h) x 0.75(d)

Table of Contents

1. Comparative studies and their problems: methodological preliminaries; 2. Adversaries and authorities; 3. Methodology, epistemology and their uses; 4. The techniques of persuasion; 5. Causes and correlations; 6. Greek and Chinese dichotomies revisited; 7. Finite and infinite in Greece and China; 8. Heavenly harmonies; 9. The politics of the body; 10. Science in antiquity: the Greek and Chinese cases and their relevance to the problems of culture and cognition; Glossary of Chinese and Greek terms; Bibliography; Index.

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