The Resource The wisdom of the world : the human experience of the universe in Western thought, Rémi Brague ; translated by Teresa Lavender Fagan

The wisdom of the world : the human experience of the universe in Western thought, Rémi Brague ; translated by Teresa Lavender Fagan

Label
The wisdom of the world : the human experience of the universe in Western thought
Title
The wisdom of the world
Title remainder
the human experience of the universe in Western thought
Statement of responsibility
Rémi Brague ; translated by Teresa Lavender Fagan
Creator
Contributor
Subject
Language
  • eng
  • fre
  • eng
Member of
Cataloging source
DLC
Dewey number
  • 113/.09
  • 113.09
Index
index present
Language note
Translated from the French
LC call number
BD494
LC item number
.B7313 2003
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
Label
The wisdom of the world : the human experience of the universe in Western thought, Rémi Brague ; translated by Teresa Lavender Fagan
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. [229]-285) and index
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  • zbnus
  • mel
  • glg
Contents
Pt. I. Setting the Stage -- 1. Prehistory: A Pre-Cosmic Wisdom -- 2. The Birth of the Cosmos in Greece -- Pt. II. Four Models -- 3. Socrates' Revolution; Plato's Restoration -- 4. The Other Greece: The Atomists -- 5. Other than Greece: The Scriptures -- 6. The Other Other: Gnosticism -- Pt. III. The Medieval Model -- 7. Marginal Models -- 8. The Standard Vision of the World -- 9. An Ethical Cosmos -- 10. A Cosmological Ethics -- 11. Abrahamic Excess -- Pt. IV. The New World -- 12. The End of a World -- 13. An Impossible Imitation -- 14. The Lost World
Control code
000025192516
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
ix, 297 p.
Isbn
9780226070759
Isbn Type
(cloth : alk. paper)
Lccn
2003001353
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.b20656622
System control number
  • 24389146dw
  • (OCoLC)51544034

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