The Shape of Ancient Thought

The Shape of Ancient Thought

The Shape of Ancient Thought

ʺThis is a wonderful book. The author has assembled material from the ancient Greek world and the world of ancient India and systematically demonstrated the interchange of ideas and mutual influence. McEvilleyʼs book should be read by all scholars of early Greek philosophy, Hindu thought, and Buddhism. McEvilley demonstrates that any serious study of ancient philosophy by necessity must include cross-cultural fluency and analysis.ʺ Christopher Chapple.

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The Shape of Ancient Thought
Language: en
Pages: 732
Authors: Thomas McEvilley
Categories: Art
Type: BOOK - Published: 2002 - Publisher: Skyhorse Publishing Inc.

ʺThis is a wonderful book. The author has assembled material from the ancient Greek world and the world of ancient India and systematically demonstrated the interchange of ideas and mutual influence. McEvilleyʼs book should be read by all scholars of early Greek philosophy, Hindu thought, and Buddhism. McEvilley demonstrates that
The Shape of Ancient Thought
Language: en
Pages: 768
Authors: Thomas McEvilley
Categories: Art
Type: BOOK - Published: 2012-02-07 - Publisher: Allworth Communications, Inc.

This unparalleled study of early Eastern and Western philosophy challenges every existing belief about the foundations of Western civilization. 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
The Shape of Ancient Thought
Language: en
Pages: 768
Authors: Thomas C. Mcevilley
Categories: Art
Type: BOOK - Published: 2012-02-07 - Publisher: Simon and Schuster

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: de
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

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