The wooden horse: the liberation of the western mind from Odysseus to Socrates

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Overlook Duckworth, 2007 - History - 605 pages
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A provocative history of the founding of western conceptions about society, philosophy, and art links modern beliefs to events in ancient Greece, explaining how such sample factors as the Trojan Horse profoundly influenced subsequent changes in conflict resolution and strategic thinking.

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The Wooden Horse: The Liberation of the Western Mind, from Odysseus to Socrates

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Danish literary critic and historian Zeruneith sets out to explain how conscious thought for Western civilization emerged in ancient Greece through the works of certain poets and philosophers. His ... Read full review

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This book is an education between two covers. I say this for two reasons. It provides a survey of Greek literature, especially poetry and drama, from Homer to Socrates. In addition the author shows ... Read full review

Contents

Acknowledgments
9
THE TELEMACHY
15
THE WOODEN HORSETHE MYTH OF DISCURSIVITY
21
Copyright

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