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The Origins of Materialism

List of works cited in book, index.

Format: Paper

292 Pages

Edition: 1st

Year: 1965

Publisher: Pathfinder Press

ISBN: 978-0-87348-022-2

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The rise of a scientific world outlook in ancient Greece, and the development of agriculture, manufacturing, and trade that prepared its way.   To read full review(s), please click the REVIEWS & PROMO tab on this page. “This is the only history of ancient Western materialism by an American.…written by...

“His claim is that materialism is not a matter of theory but of fact proved by practice.… the book is an honest attempt to retrace the earliest developments of the materialist world outlook. Simple and clearly written.” —Choice

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