The Seekers : The Story of Man's Continuing Quest to Understand His World

The Seekers : The Story of Man's Continuing Quest to Understand His World

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  • 言語 ENG,ENG
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Table of Contents

A Personal Note to the Reader                      xiii
BOOK ONE: AN ANCIENT HERITAGE 5 (102)
PART I. THE WAY OF PROPHETS: A HIGHER 5 (16)
AUTHORITY
1. From Seer to Prophet: Moses' Test of 5 (3)
Obedience
2. A Covenanting God: Isaiah's Test of Faith 8 (3)
3. Struggles of the Believer: Job 11 (3)
4. A World Self-Explained: Evil in the East 14 (7)
PART II. THE WAY OF PHILOSOPHERS: A WONDROUS 21 (42)
INSTRUMENT WITHIN
5. Socrates' Discovery of Ignorance 21 (12)
6. The Life in the Spoken Word 33 (4)
7. Plato's Other-World of Ideas 37 (6)
8. Paths to Utopia: Virtues Writ Large 43 (4)
9. Aristotle: An Outsider in Athens 47 (4)
10. On Paths of Common Sense 51 (6)
11. Aristotle's God for a Changeful World 57 (6)
PART III. THE CHRISTIAN WAY: EXPERIMENTS IN 63 (44)
COMMUNITY
12. Fellowship of the Faithful: The Church 63 (8)
13. Islands of Faith: Monasteries 71 (10)
14. The Way of Disputation: Universities 81 (10)
15. Varieties of the Protestant Way: 91 (16)
Erasmus, Luther, Calvin
BOOK TWO: COMMUNAL SEARCH 107 (76)
PART IV. WAYS OF DISCOVERY: IN SEARCH OF 107 (42)
EXPERIENCE
16. The Legacy of Homer: Myth and the 107 (4)
Heroic Past
17. Herodotus and the Birth of History 111 (8)
18. Thucydides Creates a Political Science 119 (4)
19. From Myth to Literature: Virgil 123 (6)
20. Thomas More's New Paths to Utopia 129 (3)
21. Francis Bacon's Vision of Old Idols and 132 (7)
New Dominions
22. From the Soul to the Self: Descartes's 139 (10)
Island Within
PART V. THE LIBERAL WAY 149 (34)
23. Machiavelli's Reach for a Nation 149 (4)
24. John Locke Defines the Limits of 153 (7)
Knowledge and of Government
25. Voltaire's Summons to Civilization 160 (7)
26. Rousseau Seeks Escape 167 (4)
27. Jefferson's American Quest 171 (3)
28. Hegel's Turn to "The Divine Idea on 174 (9)
Earth"
BOOK THREE: PATHS TO THE FUTURE 183 (78)
PART VI. THE MOMENTUM OF HISTORY: WAYS OF 183 (24)
SOCIAL SCIENCE
29. A Gospel and a Science of Progress: 183 (7)
Condorcet to Comte
30. Karl Marx's Pursuit of Destiny 190 (4)
31. From Nations to Cultures: Spengler and 194 (7)
Toynbee
32. A World in Revolution? 201 (6)
PART VII. SANCTUARIES OF DOUBT 207 (28)
33. "All History Is Biography": Carlyle and 207 (6)
Emerson
34. Kierkegaard Turns from History to 213 (5)
Existence
35. From Truth to Streams of Consciousness 218 (3)
with William James
36. The Solace and Wonder of Diversity 221 (7)
37. The Literature of Bewilderment 228 (7)
PART VIII. A WORLD IN PROCESS: THE MEANING IN 235 (26)
THE SEEKING
38. Action's "Madonna of the Future" 235 (5)
39. Malraux's Charms of Anti-Destiny 240 (5)
40. Rediscovering Time: Bergson's Creative 245 (5)
Evolution
41. Defining the Mystery: Einstein's Search 250 (11)
for Unity
Some Reference Notes 261 (18)
Acknowledgments 279 (2)
Index 281