Order and History: World of the Polis v. 2

Order and History: World of the Polis v. 2

Hardback Collected Works of Eric Voegelin

By (author) Eric Voegelin, Volume editor Athanasios Moulakis, Introduction by Athanasios Moulakis

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  • Publisher: University of Missouri Press
  • Format: Hardback | 464 pages
  • Dimensions: 127mm x 203mm x 15mm | 181g
  • Publication date: 30 June 2000
  • Publication City/Country: Missouri
  • ISBN 10: 0826212832
  • ISBN 13: 9780826212832
  • Edition: New edition
  • Edition statement: New edition
  • Illustrations note: index
  • Sales rank: 1,338,446

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An exploration of the Ancient Greek symbolization of human reality. Taking us from the origins of Greek culture in the Pre-Homeric Cretan civilizations, through the Iliad and Odyssey, to the rise of philosophy with Parmenides and Heraclitus, it concludes with the later period of the Sceptics.

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About the AuthorEric Voegelin (1901-1985) was one of the most original and influential philosophers of our time. Born in Cologne, Germany, he studied at the University of Vienna, where he became a professor of political science in the Faculty of Law. In 1938, he and his wife, fleeing Hitler, immigrated to the United States. They became American citizens in 1944. Voegelin spent much of his career at Louisiana State University, the University of Munich, and the Hoover Institution at Stanford University. During his lifetime he published many books and more than one hundred articles. "The Collected Works of Eric Voegelin" will make available in a uniform edition all of Voegelin's major writings. About the EditorAthanasios Moulakis is Herbst Professor of the Humanities at the University of Colorado at Boulder. He is the author or editor of numerous books, including Simone Weil and the Politics of Self-Denial, "Beyond Utility: Liberal Education for a Technological Age" (AACAU Ness Award), and Eric Voegelin's History of Political Ideas, Volume I, Hellenism, Rome, and Early Christianity