The Shape of Ancient Thought

Spanning thirty years of intensive research, this book proves what many scholars could not explain: that today’s Western world must be considered the product of both Greek and Indian thought—Western and Eastern philosophies.

The Shape of Ancient Thought

The Shape of Ancient Thought

Spanning thirty years of intensive research, this book proves what many scholars could not explain: that today’s Western world must be considered the product of both Greek and Indian thought—Western and Eastern philosophies. Thomas McEvilley explores how trade, imperialism, and migration currents allowed cultural philosophies to intermingle freely throughout India, Egypt, Greece, and the ancient Near East. This groundbreaking reference will stir relentless debate among philosophers, art historians, and students.

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The Shape of Ancient Thought
Language: un
Pages: 768
Authors: Thomas C. Mcevilley
Categories: Art
Type: BOOK - Published: 2001-11-01 - Publisher: Allworth

Spanning thirty years of intensive research, this book proves what many scholars could not explain: that today’s Western world must be considered the product of both Greek and Indian thought—Western and Eastern philosophies. Thomas McEvilley explores how trade, imperialism, and migration currents allowed cultural philosophies to intermingle freely throughout India,
The Shape of Ancient Thought
Language: un
Pages: 56
Authors: Anselm Kiefer
Categories: Art
Type: BOOK - Published: 2013 - Publisher:

Mit seinem neuesten Künstlerbuch 'The Shape of Ancient Thought' legt Anselm Kiefer erneut ein Photographiebuch vor. Die auf seinen ausgedehnten Reisen u.a. durch Indien und Italien entstandenen und von ihm überarbeiteten photographischen Werke zeigen Tempelarchitekturen aus dem Orient und Okzident. Der Titel bezieht sich auf ein bahnbrechendes Buch des US-amerikanischen
Transcendence and Non-Naturalism in Early Chinese Thought
Language: en
Pages: 256
Authors: Alexus McLeod, Joshua R. Brown
Categories: Philosophy
Type: BOOK - Published: 2020-09-03 - Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing

Contemporary scholars of Chinese philosophy often presuppose that early China possessed a naturalistic worldview, devoid of any non-natural concepts, such as transcendence. Challenging this presupposition head-on, Joshua R. Brown and Alexus McLeod argue that non-naturalism and transcendence have a robust and significant place in early Chinese thought. This book reveals
The Edges of the Earth in Ancient Thought
Language: en
Pages: 228
Authors: James S. Romm
Categories: History
Type: BOOK - Published: 1994-10-09 - Publisher: Princeton University Press

The "edges of the earth" became the basis of a literary tradition, surveyed here, revealing that the Greeks, and to a somewhat lesser extent the Romans, saw geography not as a branch of physical science but as an important literary genre.
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Authors: James S. Romm
Categories: Academic libraries
Type: BOOK - Published: 2003 - Publisher:

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