Ancient Worlds, Modern Reflections: Philosophical by G. E. R. Lloyd

By G. E. R. Lloyd

Geoffrey Lloyd's pioneering ebook makes use of a research of historical Greek and chinese language technological know-how and tradition to throw gentle on primary difficulties, either highbrow and ethical, that we nonetheless face this day. the problems variety from the talk approximately realism and relativism in philosophy of technological know-how to doubts about the common applicability of the discourse of human rights. Lloyd presents compelling facts that old civilizations have a lot to supply modern debates in lots of fields of study.

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