Philosophy Before the Greeks
The Pursuit of Truth in Ancient BabyloniaBook - 2016
In this intellectual history, historian of the ancient Near East Marc Van de Mieroop argues that, for three millennia preceding the Greeks, there were Babylonian philosophers who systematically studied knowledge--about language, divination, and the law--using a coherent system of logic rooted in practices of cuneiform script.--From publisher description.
Publisher: Princeton : Princeton University Press, 
Characteristics: viii, 297 pages ; 25 cm