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Four Ages of Understanding : The first Postmodern Survey of Philosophy from Ancient Times to the Turn of the Twenty-First Century

Author: John Deely
Publisher: Toronto : University of Toronto Press, [2016] ©2001
Series: Toronto Studies in Semiotics and Communication
Edition/Format:   eBook : Government publication : EnglishView all editions and formats
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The first full-scale demonstration of the centrality of the theory of signs to the history of philosophy and a new vantage point from which to review and reinterpret the development of intellectual culture at the threshold of globalization.
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
History
Livres numériques
Material Type: Government publication, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: John Deely
ISBN: 9781442675032 1442675039
OCLC Number: 1013938121
Description: 1 online resource.
Contents: Frontmatter --
Aviso: Why Read This Book? --
Contents at a Glance --
Contents in Detail --
List of Tables and Illustrations --
Reconocimientos --
Preface: The Boundary of Time --
CHAPTER ONE: Society and Civilization: The Prelude to Philosophy --
PART ONE: Ancient Philosophy: The Discovery of “Reality” --
CHAPTER TWO: Philosophy as Physics --
CHAPTER THREE: The Golden Age: Philosophy Expands Its Horizon --
CHAPTER FOUR: The Final Greek Centuries and the Overlap of Neoplatonism with Christianity --
PART TWO: The Latin Age: Philosophy of Being --
CHAPTER FIVE: The Geography of the Latin Age --
CHAPTER SIX: The So-Called Dark Ages --
CHAPTER SEVEN: Cresting a Wave: The Second Stage --
CHAPTER EIGHT: The Fate of Sign in the Later Latin Age --
CHAPTER NINE: Three Outcomes, Two Destinies --
CHAPTER TEN: The Road Not Taken --
PART THREE: The Modern Period: The Way of Ideas --
CHAPTER ELEVEN: Beyond the Latin Umwelt: Science Comes of Age --
CHAPTER TWELVE: The Founding Fathers: Rene Descartes and John Locke --
CHAPTER 13: Synthesis and Successors: The Strange Case of Dr Jekyll and Mr Hyde --
CHAPTER FOURTEEN: Locke Again: The Scheme of Human Knowledge --
PART FOUR: Postmodern Times: The Way of Signs --
CHAPTER FIFTEEN: Charles Sanders Peirce and the Recovery of Signum --
CHAPTER SIXTEEN: Semiology: Modernity's Attempt to Treat the Sign --
CHAPTER SEVENTEEN: At the Turn of the Twenty-first Century --
CHAPTER SEVENTEEN: At the Turn of the Twenty-first Century --
Historically Layered References --
Gloss on the References --
Index: RERUM ET PERSONARUM --
Timetable of Figures
Series Title: Toronto Studies in Semiotics and Communication
Responsibility: John Deely.
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The first full-scale demonstration of the centrality of the theory of signs to the history of philosophy and a new vantage point from which to review and reinterpret the development of intellectual culture at the threshold of globalization.

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