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Scholarship and civilization

University of Chicago. Graduate Library School.

Scholarship and civilization

by University of Chicago. Graduate Library School.

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Published in Chicago .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Learning and scholarship.,
  • Culture.,
  • Libraries and scholars.

  • Edition Notes

    Statement[by] Pierce Butler.
    ContributionsButler, Pierce, 1886-1953.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsAZ103 .C45
    The Physical Object
    Paginationv, 33 p.
    Number of Pages33
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL6477922M
    LC Control Number44047095
    OCLC/WorldCa2466192

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    Classical scholarship, the study, in all its aspects, of ancient Greece and continental Europe the field is known as “classical philology,” but the use, in some circles, of “philology” to denote the study of language and literature—the result of abbreviating the 19th-century “comparative philology”—has lent an unfortunate ambiguity to the term. Technics and Civilization is a book by American philosopher and historian of technology Lewis book presents the history of technology and its role in shaping and being shaped by ing to Mumford, modern technology has its roots in the Middle Ages rather than in the Industrial is the moral, economic, and political choices we make, not the.


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