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Author Brague, Rémi, 1947-

Title The wisdom of the world : the human experience of the universe in Western thought / Rémi Brague ; translated by Teresa Lavender Fagan
Published Chicago, Ill. : University of Chicago Press, 2003

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Description ix, 297 pages ; 24 cm
Contents Pt. I. Setting the Stage -- 1. Prehistory: A Pre-Cosmic Wisdom -- 2. The Birth of the Cosmos in Greece -- Pt. II. Four Models -- 3. Socrates' Revolution; Plato's Restoration -- 4. The Other Greece: The Atomists -- 5. Other than Greece: The Scriptures -- 6. The Other Other: Gnosticism -- Pt. III. The Medieval Model -- 7. Marginal Models -- 8. The Standard Vision of the World -- 9. An Ethical Cosmos -- 10. A Cosmological Ethics -- 11. Abrahamic Excess -- Pt. IV. The New World -- 12. The End of a World -- 13. An Impossible Imitation -- 14. The Lost World
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages [229]-285) and index
Notes Translated from the French
Subject Cosmology -- History.
Ethics -- History.
Author Fagan, Teresa Lavender.
LC no. 2003001353
ISBN 0226070751 cloth alkaline paper
Other Titles Sagesse du monde. English