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The Resource Four ages of understanding : the first postmodern survey of philosophy from ancient times to the turn of the twenty-first century, John Deely

Four ages of understanding : the first postmodern survey of philosophy from ancient times to the turn of the twenty-first century, John Deely

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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
Title
Four ages of understanding
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the first postmodern survey of philosophy from ancient times to the turn of the twenty-first century
Statement of responsibility
John Deely
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Language
eng
Summary
The first full-scale demonstration of the centrality of the theory of signs to the history of philosophy, Four Ages of Understanding provides a new vantage point from which to review and reinterpret the development of intellectual culture at the threshold of "globalization."
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CaOTU
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Deely, John
Dewey number
190
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
Language note
English
LC call number
B72
LC item number
.D43 2001eb
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
Series statement
Toronto studies in semiotics
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  • Philosophy
  • Semiotics
  • Postmodernism
  • Philosophie
  • Sémiotique
  • Postmodernisme
  • PHILOSOPHY
  • PHILOSOPHY
  • Philosophy
  • Postmodernism
  • Semiotics
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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, John Deely
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Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Preface: the boundary of time -- 1. Society and civilization: the prelude to philosophy -- 2. Philosophy as physics -- 3. The Golden Age: philosophy expands its horizon -- 4. The final Greek centuries and the overlap of Neoplatonism with Christianity -- 5. The geography of the Latin age -- 6. The so-called Dark Ages -- 7. Cresting a wave: the second stage -- 8. The fate of sign in the later Latin age -- 9. Three outcomes, two Ddstinies -- 10. The road not taken -- 11. Beyond the Latin umwelt: science comes of age -- 12. The founding fathers: Rene Descartes and John Locke -- 13. Synthesis and successors: the strange case of Dr Jekyll and Mr Hyde -- 14. Locke again: the scheme of human knowledge -- 15. Charles Sanders Peirce and the recovery of Signum -- 16. Semiology: modernity's attempt to treat the sign -- 17. At the turn of the twenty-first century -- 18. Beyond realism and idealism: resume and envoi
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244768158
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unknown
Extent
1 online resource (xxxiii, 1019 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781442675032
Lccn
2001275147
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Other physical details
illustrations.
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
22573/ctt5600x
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)244768158
Label
Four ages of understanding : the first postmodern survey of philosophy from ancient times to the turn of the twenty-first century, John Deely
Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Preface: the boundary of time -- 1. Society and civilization: the prelude to philosophy -- 2. Philosophy as physics -- 3. The Golden Age: philosophy expands its horizon -- 4. The final Greek centuries and the overlap of Neoplatonism with Christianity -- 5. The geography of the Latin age -- 6. The so-called Dark Ages -- 7. Cresting a wave: the second stage -- 8. The fate of sign in the later Latin age -- 9. Three outcomes, two Ddstinies -- 10. The road not taken -- 11. Beyond the Latin umwelt: science comes of age -- 12. The founding fathers: Rene Descartes and John Locke -- 13. Synthesis and successors: the strange case of Dr Jekyll and Mr Hyde -- 14. Locke again: the scheme of human knowledge -- 15. Charles Sanders Peirce and the recovery of Signum -- 16. Semiology: modernity's attempt to treat the sign -- 17. At the turn of the twenty-first century -- 18. Beyond realism and idealism: resume and envoi
Control code
244768158
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (xxxiii, 1019 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781442675032
Lccn
2001275147
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Other physical details
illustrations.
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
22573/ctt5600x
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)244768158

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