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Science And Politics In The Ancient World

Author : Benjamin Farrington
ISBN : 9781315511351
Genre : Philosophy
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This book, originally published in 1965, discusses the political implication of the spread of science in antiquity. It reveals how the real Greek spirit of scientific research was crushed by Plato and Aristotle, long thought-of as searchers for truth. Historian such as Polybius and Livey and the poets Pinder and Virgil are seen in a new light when set against this background of social struggle.

Marx S Ethics Of Freedom Routledge Library Editions Political Science Volume 49

Author : George G Brenkert
ISBN : 9781135025786
Genre : Political Science
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This book reveals Marx’s moral philosophy and analyzes its nature. The author shows that there is an underlying system of ethics which runs the length and breadth of Marx’s thought. The book begins by discussing the methodological side of Marx’s ethics showing how Marx’s criticism of conventional morality and his views on historical materialism, determinism and ideology are compatible with having an ideological system of his own. In the light of contemporary social, moral and political philosophy the insights and defects of Marx’s major ethical themes are discussed.

Theophrast S Charaktere

Author : Theophrastus
ISBN : ONB:+Z224972401
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Burke S Reflections On The Revolution In France Routledge Library Editions Political Science Volume 28

Author : F. P. Lock
ISBN : 9781135026547
Genre : Political Science
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Edmund Burke’s Reflections on the Revolution in France is one of the major texts in the western intellectual tradition. This book describes Burke’s political and intellectual world, stressing the importance of the idea of ‘property’ in Burke’s thought. It then focuses more closely on Burke’s personal and political situation in the late 1780s to explain how the Reflections came to be written. The central part of the study discusses the meaning and interpretation of the work. In the last part of the book the author surveys the pamphlet controversy which the Reflections generated, paying particular attention to the most famous of the replies, Tom Paine’s Rights of Man. It also examines the subsequent reputation of the Reflections from the 1790s to the modern day, noting how often Burke has fascinated even writers who have disliked his politics.

The Greek State Routledge Library Editions Political Science Volume 23

Author : Victor Ehrenberg
ISBN : 9781135026745
Genre : Political Science
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This book charts the development and character of the political forms that grew out of the age of Greek immigration into the Aegean, and establishes the forms which in the course of history were decisive. It also examines the impact which the various forms of state exerted on Greek civilization and in so doing strengthens the bridge between political history and the history of civilization. This volume encompasses many disciplines: political, social history, and religious history, law, administration and geography.

Science And Technology In World History Volume 1

Author : David Deming
ISBN : 9780786456574
Genre : Science
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Science is a living, organic activity, the meaning and understanding of which have evolved incrementally over human history. This book, the first in a roughly chronological series, explores the development of the methodology and major ideas of science, in historical context, from ancient times to the decline of classical civilizations around 300 A.D. It includes details specific to the histories of specialized sciences including astronomy, medicine and physics—along with Roman engineering and Greek philosophy. It closely describes the contributions of such individuals as Pythagoras, Hippocrates, Socrates, Plato, Aristotle, Alexander the Great, Euclid, Archimedes, Ptolemy, Seneca, Pliny the Elder, and Galen.

A History Of Greek Political Thought Routledge Library Editions Political Science Volume 34

Author : T. A. Sinclair
ISBN : 9781135026349
Genre : Political Science
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This book gives a general survey of political thought from Homer to the beginning of the Christian era. To the evidence of the philosophers is added that of Herodotus, Euripides, Thucydides, Polybius and others whose writings illustrate the course of Greek political thinking in the Classical and Hellenistic periods. This re-issues the second, updated edition of 1967.

Politische Schriften

Author : Georg Wilhelm Friedrich Hegel
ISBN : UOM:39015030801982
Genre : Political science
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Companion Encyclopedia Of The History And Philosophy Of The Mathematical Sciences

Author : Ivor Grattan-Guinness
ISBN : 9781134957491
Genre : Reference
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* Examines the history and philosophy of the mathematical sciences in a cultural context, tracing their evolution from ancient times up to the twentieth century * 176 articles contributed by authors of 18 nationalities * Chronological table of main events in the development of mathematics * Fully integrated index of people, events and topics * Annotated bibliographies of both classic and contemporary sources * Unique coverage of Ancient and non-Western traditions of mathematics

Einf Hrung In Die Alte Welt

Author : Lukas de Blois
ISBN : 3515063137
Genre : History
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Aus dem Niederländischen uebersetzt von A. Vervelde, Durchsicht des Textes: Johannes Hahn "Beschreibt in gedrängter Darstellung die Geschichte der Alten Welt und der Entstehung der europäischen Kultur und wendet sich zugleich auch an Interessierte auáerhalb des akademischen Betriebs. Klar herausgestellt werden namentlich di" allgemeinen Entwicklungslinien, ohne daá der Leser durch eine duerre Aufzählung von historischen Fakten ermuedet wird.ô Aus Empfehlungen fuer den Verband der niederländischen Volksbibliotheken "Es ist geradezu verblueffend, daá in so gedrängter Form so viel Information geboten, so viel erläutert und erhellt werden kann, ohne daá die Lektuere trocken, langweilig oder ermuedend wird - im Gegenteil: sie ist ein reiner Genuá. Das Hauptinteresse der Autoren gilt historisch allgemein wichtigen Erscheinungen der verschiedenen Epochen, wie gesellschaftlichen Strukturen, Machtverhältnissen, politischen Theorien, Erscheinungsformen der Kultur und der Religion. - Fazit: Ein aufs wärmste zu empfehlendes Lehrbuch, nicht nur fuer Studenten!" Trouw .

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