The Library of Congress > Linked Data Service > BIBFRAME Works

Bibframe Work

Title
Archaeology and the origins of philosophy Archaeology and the origins of philosophy
Type
Text
Language
English
Illustrative Content
illustrations
Classification
LCC: B208.Z7 H35 2010 (Source: dlc)
DDC: 182 full (Assigner: dlc)
Identified By
Lccn: 2009034854
Table Of Contents
Part I: Archaeology and Anaximander's cosmic picture : an historical narrative
1. Anaximander, architectural historian of the cosmos
Why did Anaximander write a prose book rationalizing the cosmos?
A survey of the key techniques that Anaximander observed at the architect's building sites
An imaginative visit to an ancient Greek building site
Architectural planning
2. Anaximander's cosmic picture : the size and shape of the earth
The doxographical reports
The scholarly debates over the text and its interpretations
The archaeological evidence
3. Anaximander's cosmic picture : the Homoios earth, '9', and the cosmic wheels
The doxographical reports
The scholarly debates over the text and its interpretations
The archaeological evidence
4. Anaximander's cosmic picture : the "bellows" and cosmic breathing
The doxographical reports
The scholarly debates over the text and its interpretations
The archaeological evidence
5. Anaximander's cosmic picture : the heavenly "circle-wheels" and the Axis Mundi
The doxographical reports
The scholarly debates over the text and its interpretations
The archaeological evidence
6. Anaximander's cosmic picture : reconstructing the seasonal sundial for the archaeologist's investigations
The doxographical reports
The scholarly debates over the text and its interpretations
Reconstructing the sundial for the archaeologist's explorations
Objecting arguments and summary
Part II: Archaeology and the metaphysical foundations of an historical narrative about the origins of philosophy
7. The problems : archaeology and the origins of philosophy
The problem of philosophical rationality and cultural context
The problem of archaeology and Greek philosophy
8. What is the archaeologist's theoretical frame when inferring ideas from artefacts? A short historical overview of theoretical archaeology
How is archaeology relevant to a philosopher's mentality?
A synoptic overview of archaeological theory
Post-processual or interpretative archaeology
Some conclusions about archaeological interpretation
9. The interpretative meaning of an object : grounding historical narratives in lived experience
The imaginative meaning of an artifact
Hermeneutic and pragmatic interpretations
Philosophical strategies for making sense of the "real"
10. The embodied ground of abstract and speculative thought
The matter of mind : an archaeological approach to ancient thought
John Dewey and William James on the context of consciousness
Thinking through metaphor and the body of knowledge
11. Archaeology and future research in ancient philosophy : the two methods
The method of discovery
The method of exposition
12. The application of archaeology to ancient philosophy : metaphysical foundations and historical narratives
The realism in narrative accounts
The hopelessness of metaphysical realism
Crafting a case for "experiential realism": the argument of part II
The presence of the past and the problem of the supracelestial thesis.
Authorized Access Point
Hahn, Robert, 1952- Archaeology and the origins of philosophy