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The adventure of the human intellect : self, society and the divine in ancient world cultures / edited by Kurt A. Raaflaub.

Other author/creatorRaaflaub, Kurt A., editor.
Format Book and Print
Publication Info Chichester, UK ; Malden, MA : Wiley Blackwell, 2016.
Descriptionxii, 266 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm.
Subject(s)
Series The ancient world: comparative histories
Ancient world--comparative histories. ^A714287
Contents A critique of the cognitive-historical thesis of the intellectual adventure / Francesca Rochberg -- The intellectual adventure of ancient man : revisiting a classic / Peter Machinist -- The world of ancient Egyptian thought / James P. Allen -- On speculative thought in ancient Mesopotamia / Benjamin R. Foster -- Self, substance, and social metaphysics : the intellectual adventures of Israel and Judah / Ryan Byrne -- Ancient Greece : man the measure of all things / Kurt A. Raaflaub -- The thought-world of ancient Rome: a delicate balancing act / Robert A. Kaster and David Konstan -- Self, cosmos, and agency in early China / Lisa Raphals -- Vedic India : thinking and doing / Stephanie W. Jamison -- 'Chronosophy' in classic Maya thought / Stephen Houston -- The word, sacrifice, and divination : Aztec man in the realm of the gods / Guilhem Olivier -- Night thoughts and spiritual adventures : native North America / Peter Nabokov.
Bibliography noteIncludes bibliographical references and index.
Genre/formHistory.
LCCN 2015048916
ISBN9781119162551 (cloth)
ISBN1119162556 (cloth)
ISBN9781119162612 (epub)
ISBN1119162610 (epub)
Standard identifier# 99970664841

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