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 provides a literary exegesis that teaches much about the Ancient Greek texts it discusses. Although the author picks and chooses his evidence from the vast store of the Ancient ... Read full review

THE WOODEN HORSE: The Liberation of the Western Mind, from Odysseus to Socrates

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A sweeping, accessible inquiry into what the makers of classical Greek literature were thinking about.Danish literary critic Zeruneith's mentalitÚs approach is a bit old-fashioned; first-generation ... Read full review

Contents

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

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