The Axial Age and Its Consequences

The Axial Age and Its Consequences
Author : Robert N. Bellah
Publisher : Harvard University Press
Total Pages : 500
Release : 2012-10-31
ISBN 10 : 9780674067400
ISBN 13 : 0674067401
Language : EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

The Axial Age and Its Consequences Book Description:

This book makes the bold claim that intellectual sophistication was born worldwide during the middle centuries of the first millennium bce. From Axial Age thinkers we inherited a sense of the world as a place not just to experience but to investigate, envision, and alter. A variety of utopian visions emerged and led to both reform and repression.


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