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Encounters with Wild Children: Temptation and Disappointment in the Study of Human Nature
     

Encounters with Wild Children: Temptation and Disappointment in the Study of Human Nature

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by Adriana S. Benzaquen
 

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VOLUME 1 offers readers a deep understanding of ancient philosophy and the medieval period in Western Europe during which philosophers sought to harmonize the great thinkers of antiquity with Christian belief. The works of Plato, Aristotle, Lucretius, Sextus Empiricus, Plotinus, Augustine, Anselm, Aquinas, Duns Scotus, and Ockham are considered.

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VOLUME 1 offers readers a deep understanding of ancient philosophy and the medieval period in Western Europe during which philosophers sought to harmonize the great thinkers of antiquity with Christian belief. The works of Plato, Aristotle, Lucretius, Sextus Empiricus, Plotinus, Augustine, Anselm, Aquinas, Duns Scotus, and Ockham are considered.

Contributors include Hugh H. Benson, Stephen R. L. Clark, Richard Cross, Paula Gottlieb, R.J. Hankinson, Peter King, Christopher Kirwan, Harry Lesser, John Marenbon, and Paul O?Grady.

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ISBN-13:
9780773529724
Publisher:
McGill-Queens University Press
Publication date:
04/05/2006
Pages:
400
Product dimensions:
6.13(w) x 9.25(h) x 1.30(d)

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Adriana S. Benzaquén is assistant professor, history, Mount Saint Vincent University.

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Encounters with Wild Children: Temptation and Disappointment in the Study of Human Nature 3 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 1 reviews.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
Found this very difficult to read if you are not in the scientific field, it certainly isnt written for laymen. Too much technical jargon mixed in with the stories thats hard to understand....a shame since wild children have always been of great interest to me.