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Before philosophy

the intellectual adventure of ancient man; an essay on speculative thought in the ancient Near East

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Before philosophy

the intellectual adventure of ancient man; an essay on speculative thought in the ancient Near East

This edition published in by Penguin Books in Harmondsworth, Middlesex.


Table of Contents

Introduction: Myth and reality, by H. and H.A. Frankfort.
Egypt: The nature of the universe. The function of the state. The values of life. By J.A. Wilson.
Mesopotamia: The cosmos of the state. The function of the state. The good life. By T. Jacobsen. Conclusion: The emancipation of thought from myth, by H. and H.A. Frankfort.

Edition Notes

"An Oriental Institute essay."
Originally published under title: The intellectual adventure of ancient man.

Series
Pelican books,, A198

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Library of Congress
BL96 .F

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275 p.
Number of pages
275

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OL206058M
Internet Archive
beforephilosophyfran
LC Control Number
a 54001063
Library Thing
131880

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