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The cave and the light : Plato versus Aristotle, and the struggle for the soul of Western civilization, Arthur Herman

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The cave and the light : Plato versus Aristotle, and the struggle for the soul of Western civilization
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The cave and the light
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Plato versus Aristotle, and the struggle for the soul of Western civilization
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Arthur Herman
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Cave & the light
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A history of the influential rivalry between Plato and Aristotle traces the Western world's ongoing battle of ideas to their competing philosophies, demonstrating how their contrasting views on everything became the twin fountainheads of Western culture
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Title
The cave and the light
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A magisterial account of how the two greatest thinkers of the ancient world, Plato and Aristotle, laid the foundations of Western culture, and how their rivalry shaped the essential features of our culture down to the present day
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.H4286 2013
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non fiction
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Plato versus Aristotle and the struggle for the soul of Western civilization
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Arthur Herman
The cave and the light : Plato versus Aristotle, and the struggle for the soul of Western civilization, Arthur Herman
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Includes bibliographical references (pages 573-642) and index
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Contents
The School of Athens -- The first philosopher -- The soul of reason -- The mind of God -- The doctor's son -- Good citizen or philosopher ruler? -- The inheritors : philosophy in the Hellenistic age -- Knowledge is power -- Hole in the soul : Plato and Aristotle in Rome -- Dancing in the light : the birth of Neoplatonism -- Christ is come : Platonism and Christianity -- Toward the heavenly city -- Inquiring minds : Aristotle strikes back -- Celestial harmonies : Plato in the Middle Ages -- At the summit : Arabs, Aristotle, and Saint Thomas Aquinas -- The razor's edge -- Aristotle, Machiavelli, and the paradoxes of liberty -- The creative ascent : Plato in the high Renaissance -- Twilight of the scholastics : the Reformation and the doom of Aristotle -- Secrets of the heavens : Plato, Galileo, and the new science -- God, kings, and philosophers in the Age of Genius -- Aristotle in a periwig : the culture of the Enlightenment -- Starting over : Plato, Rousseau, and revolution -- "Feeling is all" : the triumph of the Romantics -- Victorian crossroads : Hegel, Marx, and Mill -- The scale of nature : Darwin, evolution, and Aristotle's God -- Unseen worlds : physics, relativity, and the new world picture -- Triumph of the will : Nietzsche and the death of reason -- Common sense nation : Plato, Aristotle, and American exceptionalism -- Worlds at war : Plato and Aristotle in the violent century -- From the cave to the light
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25 cm
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First edition.
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xxiii, 676 pages
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9780553807301
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(acid-free paper)
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2010008230
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