Number of page: 731
Publisher: Allworth Press, 2012
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.
gbjelOMYyN8CThe Shape of Ancient Thought
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.
Rosalind Krauss and American Philosophical Art Criticism: From Formalism to Beyond Postmodernism
Rosalind Krauss is without visible rival the most influential American art writer since Clement Greenberg Together with her colleagues at DEGREESIOctober DEGREESR the journal she co founded she has played a key role in the introduction of French theory into the American art world In the 1960s though first a follower of Greenberg she was inspired by her readings of French structuralist and post structuralist materials revolted against her mentor s formalism and developed a succession of radically original styles of art history writing Offering a complete survey of her career and work DEGREESIRosalind Krauss and American Philosophical Art Criticism From Formalism to Beyond Postmodernism DEGREESR comprises the first book length study of its subject Written in the lucid style of analytic philosophy this accessible commentary offers a consideration of her arguments as well as discussions of alternative positions Tracing Krauss s development in this way provides the best method of understanding the changing styles of American art criticism from the 1960s through the present and thus provides an invaluable source of historical and aesthetic knowledge for artists and art scholars alike
Capacity: The History, the World, and the Self in Contemporary Art and Criticism
First Published in 1997 Routledge is an imprint of Taylor Francis an informa company