The New Science of Giambattista Vico / Edition 3

The New Science of Giambattista Vico / Edition 3

by Giambattista Vico
     
 

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ISBN-10: 0801492653

ISBN-13: 9780801492655

Pub. Date: 04/28/1984

Publisher: Cornell University Press

A pioneering treatise that aroused great controversy when it was first published in 1725, Vico's New Science is acknowledged today to be one of the few works of authentic genius in the history of social theory. It represents the most ambitious attempt before Comte at comprehensive science of human society and the most profound analysis of the class

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A pioneering treatise that aroused great controversy when it was first published in 1725, Vico's New Science is acknowledged today to be one of the few works of authentic genius in the history of social theory. It represents the most ambitious attempt before Comte at comprehensive science of human society and the most profound analysis of the class struggle prior to Marx.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780801492655
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
Publication date:
04/28/1984
Series:
Cornell Paperbacks Series
Edition description:
Unabridged translation of the 3rd ed. (1
Pages:
496
Sales rank:
1,131,862
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 8.90(h) x 1.20(d)

Table of Contents

Preface
Bibliographic Note
Abbreviations and Signs
Introduction by Max Harold Fisch

IDEA OF THE WORK

BOOK ONE: ESTABLISHMENT OF PRINCIPLES

BOOK TWO: POETIC WISDOM

BOOK THREE: DISCOVERY OF THE TRUE HOMER

BOOK FOUR: THE COURSE NATIONS RUN

BOOK FIVE: THE RECOURSE OF HUMAN INSTITUTIONS WHICH THE NATIONS TAKE WHEN THEY RISE AGAIN

CONCLUSION OF THE WORK

Appendix: "Practic of the New Science"

Index of Names

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