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The Greek Pursuit of Knowledge

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PAPERBACK

$34.00 • £27.95 • €30.50

ISBN 9780674021556

Publication Date: 11/30/2003

Academic Trade

416 pages

6-1/8 x 9-1/4 inches

2 maps

Belknap Press

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Ancient Greek thought is the essential wellspring from which the intellectual, ethical, and political civilization of the West draws and to which, even today, 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 for knowledge in the classical Greek world.

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