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Author Lloyd, G. E. R. (Geoffrey Ernest Richard), 1933-

Title Ancient worlds, modern reflections [electronic resource] : philosophical perspectives on Greek and Chinese science and culture / G.E.R. Lloyd.

Imprint Oxford : Clarendon Press ; New York : Oxford University Press, 2006.

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Description 1 online resource (xi, 222 pages)
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 200-212) and index.
Contents Understanding ancient societies -- Science in ancient civilizations? -- Carving out territories -- A common logic? -- Searching for truth -- The questionability of belief -- Styles of enquiry and the question of a common ontology -- The use and abuse of classification -- For example and against -- Universities: their histories and responsibilities -- Human nature and human rights -- A critique of democracy.
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Subject Philosophy, Ancient.
Philosophy, Chinese.
Science -- Greece -- History.
Science -- China -- History.
Greece -- Civilization -- To 146 B.C.
China -- Civilization -- To 221 B.C.
Chronological Term To 146 B.C.
Genre/Form Electronic books.
Other Form: Print version: Lloyd, G.E.R. (Geoffrey Ernest Richard), 1933- Ancient worlds, modern reflections. Oxford : Clarendon Press ; New York : Oxford University Press, 2006 9780199288700 (OCoLC)62307331
ISBN 9780191533617 (electronic bk.)
0191533610 (electronic bk.)