Reclaiming the Canon: Essays on Philosophy, Poetry, and History

by Herman L. Sinaiko

Hardcover, 1998


Yale University Press (1998), Edition: First Edition, 352 pages


Herman Sinaiko is renowned for his gifts as a guide to exploring and appreciating the humanities. This book brings to general readers Sinaiko's thoughts on, and his invitations to read or reread, a wide selection of major literary and philosophical works - from ancient Greek to Chinese to modern. Taking a conversational approach, he deals with the perennial questions that thinking people have always raised and investigates how works of great art may provide answers to these questions.


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352 p.; 6.14 inches


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