The Greek pursuit of knowledge /
edited by Jacques Brunschwig and Geoffrey E.R. Lloyd ; with the collaboration of Pierre Pellegrin ; translated under the direction of Catherine Porter.
Cambridge, Mass. : Belknap Press of Harvard University Press, 2003.
xiii, 387 p. : maps ; 24 cm.
067402155X (alk. paper)
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Cambridge, Mass. : Belknap Press of Harvard University Press, 2003.
067402155X (alk. paper)
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Includes bibliographical references and index.
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About the Author
Author Affiliation
Jacques Brunschwig is Professor of the History of Ancient Philosophy, Emeritus, at the University of Paris Geoffrey E. R. Lloyd is Master of Darwin College, University of Cambridge.
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In this volume drawn from the reference work 'Greek Thought: A Guide to Classical Knowledge', major scholars take up basic topics in philosophy and science, offering an account of the extraordinary explosion of desire for knowledge in the classical Greek world.
Table of Contents
Translators' Notep. vii
Introductionp. ix
Mapsp. xiv
The Philosopherp. 1
Epistemologyp. 18
Schools and Sites of Learningp. 40
Observation and Researchp. 67
Demonstration and the Idea of Sciencep. 92
Astronomyp. 118
Cosmologyp. 128
Geographyp. 148
Harmonicsp. 161
Historyp. 177
Languagep. 187
Logicp. 204
Mathematicsp. 235
Medicinep. 263
Physicsp. 282
Poeticsp. 301
Rhetoricp. 314
Technologyp. 335
Theologyp. 347
Theories of Religionp. 360
Chronologyp. 373
Contributorsp. 381
Indexp. 383
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