The Discovery of the Mind: In Greek Philosophy and Literature

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Courier Dover Publications, 1960 - Philosophy - 323 pages
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In this immensely erudite book, German classicist Bruno Snell traces the establishment of a rational view of the nature of man as evidenced in the literature of the Greeks- in the creations of epic and lyric poetry, and in the drama. Here are the crucial stages in the intellectual evolution of the Greek world: the Homeric world view, the rise of the individual in the early Greek lyric, myth and reality in Greek tragedy, Greek ethics, the origin of scientific thought, and Arcadia.
  

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Greek Lyric
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Among the Early Greeks
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Comparison The Origin of Scientific Thought The Discovery of Humanitas and
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