Principium sapientiae : the origins of Greek philosophical thought / by F.M. Cornford.

Cambridge [England] : University Press, 1952.

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Subjects Cosmogonie grecque.
Griechenland (Altertum)
Mythologie grecque.
Philosophie ancienne -- Histoire.
Philosophy, Ancient.
Description vii, 270 pages ; 22 cm
Copyright Date 1952.
Contents pt. 1. Empiricism versus inspiration. Problems and aims of ancient natural philosophy -- Epicurus -- The empirical theory of knowledge -- Anamnesis -- Seer, poet, philosopher -- Shamanism -- The philosopher as successor of the seer-poet -- The quarrel of the seer and the philosopher -- The quarrel of philosophy and poetry -- part 2. Philosophical cosmogony and its origins in myth and ritual. Anaximander's system -- Pattern of Ionian cosmogony -- Hesiod's hymn to Zeus -- Life story of Zeus -- Cosmogonical myth and ritual -- The hymn to Marduk and the hymn to Zeus -- The Canaanite myth and the Palestinian ritual.
Network Numbers (OCoLC)256857
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WorldCat Identities Cornford, Francis Macdonald, 1874-1943.
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