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Archaeology and the origins of philosophy
Hahn, Robert

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Archaeology and the origins of philosophy
Robert Hahn.

Published 2010 by State University of New York Press in Albany, NY .
Written in English.

Table of Contents

Part I: Archaeology and Anaximander's cosmic picture : an historical narrative
Anaximander, architectural historian of the cosmos
Why did Anaximander write a prose book rationalizing the cosmos?
A survey of the key techniques that Anaximander observed at the architects building sites
An imaginative visit to an ancient Greek building site
Anaximander's cosmic picture : the size and shape of the earth
The doxographical reports
The scholarly debates over the text and its interpretations
The archaeological evidence
Anaximander's cosmic picture : the homoios earth, 9, and the cosmic wheels
The doxographical reports
The scholarly debates over the text and its interpretations
The archaeological evidence
Anaximander's cosmic picture : the bellows and cosmic breathing
The doxographical reports
The scholarly debates over the text and its interpretations
The archaeological evidence
Anaximander's cosmic picture : the heavenly circle-wheels and the axis mundi
The doxographical reports
The scholarly debates over the text and its interpretations
The archaeological evidence
Anaximander's cosmic picture : reconstructing the seasonal sundial for the archaeologist's investigations
The doxographical reports
The scholarly debates over the text and its interpretations
Reconstructing the sundial for the archaeologist's explorations
Objecting arguments and summary
Part about the origins of philosophy
The problems : archaeology and the origins of philosophy
The problem of philosophical rationality and cultural context
The problem of archaeology and Greek philosophy
What is the archaeologist theoretical frame when inferring ideas from artefacts from artifacts?
A short historical overview of theoretical archaeology
How is archaeology relevant to a philosopher's mentality?
A synoptic overview of archaeological theory
Post-processual or interpretative archaeology
Some conclusions about archaeological interpretation
The interpretative meaning of an object : grounding historical narratives in lived-experience
The imaginative meaning of an artefact
Philosophical strategies for making sense of the real
The embodied ground of abstract and speculativethought
The matter of mind : an archaeological approach to ancient
John Dewey and William James on the context of consciousness
Thinking through metaphor and the body of knowledge
Archaeology and future research in ancient philosophy : the two methods
The method of discovery
The method of exposition
The application of archaeology to ancient philosophy : metaphysical foundations and historical narratives
The realism in narrative accounts
The hopelessness of metaphysical realism
Crafting a case for experiential realism : the argument of part II
The presence of the past and the problem of the supracelestial thesis.

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references and index.

Series
SUNY series in ancient greek philosophy

Classifications

Dewey Decimal Class
182
Library of Congress
B208.Z7 H35 2010

The Physical Object

Pagination
p. cm.

ID Numbers

Open Library
OL23697180M
ISBN 13
9781438431659
LC Control Number
2009034854
OCLC/WorldCat
435711053

History

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