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The Greek pursuit of knowledge

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Published by Belknap Press of Harvard University Press in Cambridge, Mass .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Greece
    • Subjects:
    • Thought and thinking -- History -- To 1500.,
    • Greece -- Intellectual life -- To 146 B.C.

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references and index.

      Statementedited by Jacques Brunschwig and Geoffrey E.R. Lloyd ; with the collaboration of Pierre Pellegrin ; translated under the direction of Catherine Porter.
      ContributionsBrunschwig, Jacques., Lloyd, G. E. R. 1933-, Pellegrin, Pierre.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsDF78 .S23213 2003b
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxiii, 387 p. :
      Number of Pages387
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL3687391M
      ISBN 10067402155X
      LC Control Number2003052247

      Ancient Greek thought is the essential wellspring from which the intellectual, ethical and political civilization of the West draws and to which we repeatedly return. 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 .   Calling attention to the characteristic reflexivity of Greek thought, the analysis in this book reminds us of what our own reflections owe to theirs. In sections devoted to philosophy, politics, the pursuit of knowledge, major thinkers, and schools of thought, this work shows us the Greeks looking at themselves, establishing the terms for.

      Oedipus Rex: The Pursuit of Self-Knowledge Ciara J. Peterson ENG World Literature- Wilson 03/15/ The most famous scene in Sophocles’, Oedipus Rex, is when Oedipus gouges out his eyes. But, that’s not the only example of sight and blindness in this play. Others seek knowledge in order to sell it: that is dishonorable. But there are some who seek knowledge in order to edify others: that is caritas. Our pursuit of knowledge ought to be motivated by love for those whom it might benefit, whether inside or outside of the church, living or not yet born. It ought also to be marked by love.

      Useful for learning & understanding the original language of the New Testament, and not-too-long-ago a standard requirement for entering an institution of higher learning, our knowledge of Greek has atrophied. Pick up where our forefathers left off, cultivating your knowledge of the Word, as well as of the English language. Beginning students should use the sold-separately Brand: Trivium Pursuit.   The production of knowledge was such, that even with the ransacking and destruction of the Library of Bagdad by the Mongols, and the destruction of Tripoli’s library by the Crusaders, “the number of important and original works on science by Muslim scientists and thinkers that have survived is much larger than the combined total of Greek.


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