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The siren and the sage

knowledge and wisdom in ancient Greece and China
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Greek literature -- History and criticism, Chinese literature -- To 221 B.C. -- History and criticism, Literature, Comparative -- Greek and Chinese, Literature, Comparative -- Chinese and Greek, Philosophy, Ancient, Greece -- Intellectual life, China -- Intellectual

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Greece,

StatementSteven Shankman and Stephen Durrant.
ContributionsDurrant, Stephen W., 1944-
Classifications
LC ClassificationsPA3070 .S53 2000
The Physical Object
Paginationviii, 257 p. ;
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Open LibraryOL41004M
ISBN 10030470640X, 0304706396
LC Control Number99032296

'The Siren and the Sage' is a comparative study of what some of the most influential writers of ancient China and ancient Greece thought it meant to know and whether they distinguished knowledge from wisdom. It surveys selected works of poetry, history and philosophy from roughly the eighth through the second centuries BCE, focusing on the Cited by: The Siren and the Sage: Knowledge and Wisdom in Ancient Greece and China Steven Shankman, Stephen Durrant A comparative study of what the most influential writers of Ancient Greece and China thought it meant to have knowledge and whether they distinguished knowledge from other forms of.

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A comparative study of what the most influential writers of Ancient Greece and China thought it meant to have knowledge and whether they distinguished knowledge from other forms of wisdom.

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More Available ebook formats. Steven Shankman and Stephen Durrant invoke the Siren and the Sage, but what they offer to their readers are three rather constrained comparative studies. They compare portions of the Classic of Poetry with a few scenes from the Odyssey.

They contrast the histories of Sima Qian with some passages in Thucydides. This book, co-edited by a historical musicologist and an ethnomusicologist, brings together leading scholars and some talented newcomers in classics, music, media studies, literature, and cultural studies to consider the siren and her multifaceted relationships to music across human time and geography.

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Fast forward many years and the girls live together in Cape Town, South Africa. Siren is more outgoing and possessive of /5(57). The story of Odysseus and the Sirens is featured in the book entitled Old Greek Folk Stories by Josephine Preston Peabody, published in by Houghton Mifflin Company, New York.

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[Steven Shankman; Stephen W Durrant] -- A comparative study of what the most influential writers of Ancient Greece and China thought it meant to have knowledge and whether they distinguished knowledge from other forms of wisdom.

It surveys. Response to David Glidden's Review of The Siren and the Sage Response to David Glidden's Review of The Siren and the Sage Shankman, Steven COMMENT AND DISCUSSION Steven Shankman and Stephen Durrant University of Oregon The essence of David Glidden's critique of The Siren and the Sage (Philosophy East and West 52 [2] []: ­) is.

A Siren, portrayed with a fish’s tail like a mermaid, lulls sailors to sleep with her song. One sailor stops his ears with his fingers to avoid hearing her.

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The second book of the Sword of Cortez series with a young Jack Sparrow (Captain Jack Sparrow). In the second book in this adventure, Jack and his crew of the Barnicle encounter Mermaids and the dangers of The Siren. Sea monsters, whirlpools, disappearing islands and more make this a fun read for all ages.

flag Like see review/5(32). Siren, in Greek mythology, a creature half bird and half woman who lures sailors to destruction by the sweetness of her song.

In Homer’s Odyssey, the Greek hero Odysseus escapes the danger of the Sirens’ song by stopping the ears of his crew with wax and having himself tied to the mast. A little Siren: A modern fairy tale (Not quite the fairy tale Book 2) May Sage, author The King of Denkered has searched the seas for three years, in his quest to reach the mercreature who saved him from a ship wreck, but he gives up, tired of chasing a dream.

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