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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
Subject
Language
  • eng
  • fre
  • eng
Member of
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1947-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Brague, Rémi
Dewey number
113/.09
Index
index present
LC call number
BD494
LC item number
.B7313 2003
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Cosmology
  • Ethics
Label
The wisdom of the world : the human experience of the universe in Western thought, Rémi Brague ; translated by Teresa Lavender Fagan
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 267-285) and index
Contents
Prehistory : a pre-cosmic wisdom -- The birth of the cosmos in Greece -- Socrates' revolution, Plato's restoration -- The other Greece : the atomists -- Other than Greece : the Scriptures -- The other other : gnosticism -- Marginal models -- The standard vision of the world -- An ethical cosmos -- A cosmological ethics -- Abrahamic excess -- The end of a world -- An impossible imitation -- The lost world
Control code
ocm51544034
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
ix, 297 p.
Isbn
9780226070759
Isbn Type
(cloth : alk. paper)
Lccn
2003001353
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. 267-285) and index
Contents
Prehistory : a pre-cosmic wisdom -- The birth of the cosmos in Greece -- Socrates' revolution, Plato's restoration -- The other Greece : the atomists -- Other than Greece : the Scriptures -- The other other : gnosticism -- Marginal models -- The standard vision of the world -- An ethical cosmos -- A cosmological ethics -- Abrahamic excess -- The end of a world -- An impossible imitation -- The lost world
Control code
ocm51544034
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
ix, 297 p.
Isbn
9780226070759
Isbn Type
(cloth : alk. paper)
Lccn
2003001353
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