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Published: 15 July 2014

176 Pages

8.5 x 5.4 inches

ISBN: 9780198705604

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The Ideals of Inquiry

An Ancient History

G. E. R. Lloyd

  • A pioneering investigation of the roots of intellectual inquiry
  • Cross-disciplinary study of early philosophy and science in their social and political context
  • Fascinating cross-cultural comparisons of ancient Europe and Asia
  • A master of intellectual history sheds new light on the development of human reasoning