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- Author(s)Peter T. Struck
- PublisherPrinceton University Press
- Date of Publication02/08/2016
- GenreNon-Christian Religions
- Place of PublicationNew Jersey
- Country of PublicationUnited States
- First Published2016
- ImprintPrinceton University Press
- Content Note3 line illus. 2 tables.
- Weight571 g
- Width152 mm
- Height229 mm
- Spine25 mm
- Table Of ContentsAcknowledgments ix Introduction. Divination and the History of Surplus Knowledge 1 Chapter 1. Plato on Divination and Nondiscursive Knowing 37 Chapter 2. Aristotle on Foresight through Dreams 91 Chapter 3. Posidonius and Other Stoics on Extra- Sensory Knowledge 171 Chapter 4. Iamblichus on Divine Divination and Human Intuition 215 Conclusion. Reconsidering Penelope 251 Bibliography 263 Index Locorum 277 Subject Index 287
- Author BiographyPeter T. Struck is the Evan C. Thompson Term Professor of Classical Studies at the University of Pennsylvania. He is the author of Birth of the Symbol: Ancient Readers at the Limits of Their Texts (Princeton).
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