This volume seeks to disclose two distinctive features of Western culture uniquely attributable to the ancient Greeks: A human-centered worldview that elevated humans to the threshold of divinity and a philosophical temperament which for the first time in history proffered the unbridled operation of the human mind as a kind of cultural imperative.
Resource for researching, teaching and studying in the philosophy arena and related disciplines. Includes Anglo-American, ethical and political, cross-cultural, interdisciplinary, continental and contemporary philosophy.
Provides encyclopedias, dictionaries, thesauri and other reference books as well as images, audio files, and videos. Topic Pages offer a starting point and pathways for further research. The mind map feature shows the relationships between topics which include art, biography, history, literature, music, religion, science and technology.