The Shape of Ancient Thought Pdf




The Shape of Ancient Thought

Number of page: 731
Author: Thomas McEvilley
Publisher: Allworth Press, 2012
ISBN: 9781581159332
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Category: Philosophy, Ancient

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 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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  •  MikaelTheren MikaelTheren
    LibraryThing Review This book is big – in all way! It contains actual wisdom rare to find these days! Not that many tries to describe the human perspectives through mankinds “mind” and succedes! i recommend this book for everyone! It’s a struggle to read but rewarding as few.
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