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Published: 24 October 2002

384 Pages


ISBN: 9780198238270

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The Measure of Things

Humanism, Humility, and Mystery

David E. Cooper

Clarendon Press

  • Restores the ambition and sense of wonder that often seems missing from philosophy
  • Wide-ranging both in its historical sweep and its breadth of philosophical discussion (eastern and western, continental and Anglo-American)
  • Engages with recent renewed interest in mysticism, and makes philosophy take it seriously again
  • The author is known internationally as an expert on world philosophies