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Author Topic: Available soon from Archaeopress: Acheloios, Thales and the Origin of Philosophy  (Read 145 times)

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My new book about Acheloios and Thales should be available soon. It is part of a new series--Archaeology and Classical Humanities.

Not many people realize that philosophy (traditionally understood) and coinage emerged in nearly the same place at the same time, and that the two enterprises share an intimate bond--according to some commentators (not me), coinage literally caused philosophy. If you are interested in the intersection of philosophy and numismatics you'll love this book, I guarantee it!

I'll post links when it is available!

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Brilliant!  I had no inkling of that nexus. I look forward to being better informed!

Cheers~
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Chris—there is a LOT in there about Anaximander!

Thanks for the enthusiasm :)

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Hello friends,

The sampler is here, which includes an abstract, TOC, introduction (covering the entire argument) and bibliography:

https://www.academia.edu/77177755/Acheloios_Thales_and_the_Origin_of_Philosophy_A_Response_to_the_Neo_Marxians

Thanks for your interest.

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The book is now available!

https://www.archaeopress.com/Archaeopress/Products/9781803270869

US customers I may have a few extra copies at a slightly discounted rate--PM if interested.

Nick

 

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