Author : Peter Kingsley
Publisher : Oxford University Press, USA
ISBN 13 :
Total Pages : 440 pages
Book Rating : 4.08/5 ( download)
Book Synopsis Ancient Philosophy, Mystery, and Magic by : Peter Kingsley
Download or read book Ancient Philosophy, Mystery, and Magic written by Peter Kingsley and published by Oxford University Press, USA. This book was released on 1995 with total page 440 pages. Available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle. Book excerpt: The second half of the book re-examines problems regarding the connections between ancient magic, science, and religion. More specifically, it traces for the first time a line of transmission from Empedocles and the early Pythagoreans down to southern Egypt, and from there into the world of Islam.