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The Cave and the Light - a book by Herman, Arthur

The Cave and the Light

Plato Versus Aristotle, and the Struggle for the Soul of Western Civilization

The Cave and the Light( )
Author: Herman, Arthur
ISBN:978-0-553-80730-1
Publication Date:Oct 2013
Publisher:Random House Publishing Group
Imprint:Random House
Book Format:Hardback
List Price:USD $35.00
Book Description:

Arthur Herman has now written the definitive sequel to his New York Times bestseller, How the Scots Invented the Modern World, and extends the themes of the book--which sold half a million copies worldwide--back to the ancient Greeks and forward to the age of the Internet. The Cave and the Light is 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...
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Pages:704
Detailed Subjects: History / Civilization
Philosophy / History & Surveys / Ancient & Classical
Religion / Theology
Physical Dimensions (W X L X H):6.35 x 9.51 x 1.36 Inches
Book Weight:2.11 Pounds

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