In The Beginning

In The Beginning

by W. K. C. Guthrie
     
 

ISBN-10: 0313252769

ISBN-13: 9780313252761

Pub. Date: 12/01/1986

Publisher: ABC-CLIO, Incorporated

This book is a general survey of the Greeks' extraordinarily rapid advance from a mythological to a rational view of the world and of man's origins and place in the universe. The continuity of this development and the influence of myth on philosophy are closely studied. There is also a constant assessment of the Greeks' approach to modern scientific and

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This book is a general survey of the Greeks' extraordinarily rapid advance from a mythological to a rational view of the world and of man's origins and place in the universe. The continuity of this development and the influence of myth on philosophy are closely studied. There is also a constant assessment of the Greeks' approach to modern scientific and philosophical conceptions, including the Darwinian theory, but the affinity of our civilization to theirs is never overstressed.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780313252761
Publisher:
ABC-CLIO, Incorporated
Publication date:
12/01/1986
Pages:
152
Product dimensions:
5.50(w) x 8.50(h) x 0.50(d)

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