The Rediscovery of Wisdom Paperback

From Here to Antiquity in Quest of Sophia

by D. Conway;


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The Rediscovery of Wisdom

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By reconstructing it and tracing its vicissitudes, David Conway rehabilitates a time-honoured conception of philosophy, originating in Plato and Aristotle, which makes theoretical wisdom its aim. Wisdom is equated with possessing a demonstrably correct understanding of why the world exists and has the broad character it does. Adherents of this conception maintained the world to be the demonstrable creation of a divine intelligence in whose contemplation supreme human happiness resides. Their claims are defended against various latter-day scepticisms.

The Rediscovery of Wisdom by D. Conway was published by Palgrave Macmillan in March 2016. The ISBN for The Rediscovery of Wisdom is 9781349410958.

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Page last updated 8th December 2016
Author / Artist
Book FormatPaperback
PublisherPalgrave Macmillan (March 2016)
Edition1st ed. 2000
Weight268g
Number of Pages206
Thickness11 mm
Height216 mm
Width140 mm
ISBN9781349410958
ISBN-101349410950
Product Code4453702
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