Philosophy Before the Greeks

Philosophy Before the Greeks

The Pursuit of Truth in Ancient Babylonia

Book - 2016
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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, [2016]
ISBN: 9780691157184
0691157189
Characteristics: viii, 297 pages ; 25 cm

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