Ancient Worlds, Modern Reflections: Philosophical by G. E. R. Lloyd

By G. E. R. Lloyd

Geoffrey Lloyd's pioneering publication makes use of a research of historic Greek and chinese language technology and tradition to throw gentle on basic difficulties, either highbrow and ethical, that we nonetheless face at the present time. the problems diversity from the talk approximately realism and relativism in philosophy of technology to doubts about the common applicability of the discourse of human rights. Lloyd presents compelling facts that historical civilizations have a lot to supply modern debates in lots of fields of study.

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