The Greek Pursuit of Knowledge (Paperback)

By Pierre Pellegrin

Belknap Press, 9780674021556, 387pp.

Publication Date: November 30, 2003

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Ancient Greek thought is the essential wellspring from which the intellectual, ethical and political civilization of the West draws and to which we repeatedly return. In this volume drawn from the reference work Greek Thought: A Guide to Classical Knowledge, major scholars take up basic topics in philosophy and science, offering an account of the extraordinary explosion of desire for knowledge in the classical Greek world.