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Being, humanity, and understanding : studies in ancient and modern societies

Author: G E R Lloyd
Publisher: Oxford : Oxford University Press, 2014.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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G. E. R. Lloyd explores the amazing diversity of views that humans have held on being, humanity, and understanding. In a cross-cultural study that ranges from ancient to modern times, he asks how far  Read more...

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Genre/Form: History
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: G E R Lloyd
ISBN: 9780198707936 0198707932
OCLC Number: 883459889
Notes: Originally published: 2012.
Description: 136 pages ; 21 cm
Contents: Introduction ; 1. Humanity between Gods and Beasts? ; 2. Error ; 3. Ancient Understandings Reassessed and the Consequences for Ontologies ; 4. Language and Audiences ; 5. Philosophical Implications ; Epilogue ; Glossary of Key Chinese Terms and Names ; Bibliography ; Index
Responsibility: G.E.R. Lloyd.

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Lloyd's nuanced comprehension of the historiography of science studies is compellingly employed to unack previous misunderstandings and misreadings, while speaking to the future of the field. ... For Read more...

 
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