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eBook ¹ ePub Divination and Human Nature ¶ A Cognitive History of Intuition in Classical Antiquity ´ ➵ Divination and Human Nature: A Cognitive History of Intuition in Classical Antiquity Download ➾ Author Peter T. Struck – Goproled.co.uk Divination aIent philosophers These philosophers produced subtle studies into what was an odd but observable fact―that humans could sometimes have uncanny insights―and their work signifies an early chapter in the cognitive history of intuitionExamining the writings of Plato Aristotle the Stoics and the Neoplatonists Struck demonstrates that they all observed how setting aside the charlatans and swindlers some people had premonitions de

Divination and Human Nature A Cognitive History of Intuition in Classical AntiquityIent philosophers These philosophers produced subtle studies into what was an odd but observable fact―that humans could sometimes have uncanny insights―and their work signifies an early chapter in the cognitive history of intuitionExamining the writings of Plato Aristotle the Stoics and the Neoplatonists Struck demonstrates that they all observed how setting aside the charlatans and swindlers some people had premonitions de

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Divination and Human Nature: A Cognitive History of Intuition in Classical Antiquity ´ Divination and Human Nature casts a new perspective on the rich tradition of ancient divination―the reading of divine signs in oracles omens and dreams Popular attitudes during classical antiuity saw these readings as signs from the gods while modern scholars have treated such beliefs as primitive superstitions In this book Peter Struck reveals instead that such phenomena provoked an entirely different accounting from the anc pdf Ò A Cognitive History of Intuition in Classical Antiquity Ä Peter T. Struck

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Peter T. Struck Ä A Cognitive History of Intuition in Classical Antiquity mobi Fying the typical bounds of rationality Given the wide differences among these ancient thinkers Struck notes that they converged on seeing this surplus insight as an artifact of human nature projections produced under specific conditions by our physiology For the philosophers such unexplained insights invited a speculative search for an alternative andnaturalistic system of cognitionRecovering a lost piece of an ancient traditi