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The Shape of Ancient Thought: Comparative Studies in Greek and Indian Philosophies (2002)
Front Cover Book Details
Author
Thomas McEvilley
Subject Philosophy, Ancient
Publication Date May 2002
Format Hardcover (239 x 163 mm)
Publisher Allworth Press
Language e
Plot
This unparalleled study of early Eastern and Western philosophy challenges every existing belief about the foundations of Western civilization. Spanning thirty years of intensive research, this book proves what many scholars could not explain: that today's Western world must be considered the product of both Greek and Indian thought-Western and Eastern philosophies.

Thomas McEvilley explores how trade, imperialism, and migration currents allowed cultural philosophies to intermingle freely throughout India, Egypt, Greece, and the ancient Near East. This groundbreaking reference will stir relentless debate among philosophers, art historians, and students.

Personal Details
Collection Status In Collection
Index 171
Read It Yes
Links Amazon US
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Product Details
LoC Classification B165.M22 2002
Dewey 180
ISBN 1581152035
Cover Price $35.00
Nr of Pages 816
First Edition No
Rare No