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Posthomerica Loeb Classical Library 19
ISBN: HB: 9780674997165, Harvard University Press, July 2018
736 pp., 16x10.8 cm
Quintus Smyrnaeus' "Posthomerica", the only long mythological epic to survive in Greek from the period between Apollonius' "Argonautica" (3rd century BC) and Nonnus' "Dionysiaca" (5th century AD), fills in the whole story of the Trojan expedition bet...
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Bhaviveka on Samkhya and Vedanta The Samkhyatattvanirnayavatara and Vedantatattvaviniscaya chapters of the Madhyamakahrdayakarika and Tarkajvala
ISBN: HB: 9780674088498, Harvard University Press, September 2016
290 pp., 25.4x17.8 cm
For anyone interested in an epoch of almost unrivaled intellectual activity and debate in India, the sixth-century "Madhyamakahrdayakarika" along with its auto-commentary, the "Tarkajvala", is an indispensable resource. This partly doxographical trea...
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Moche of Ancient Peru Media and Messages
ISBN: PB: 9780873654067, Harvard University Press, February 2011
172 pp., 21.3x20.3 cm, 70 colour illus., 15 halftones
Peru's ancient Moche culture is represented in a magnificent collection of artifacts at Harvard's Peabody Museum. In this richly illustrated volume, Jeffrey Quilter presents a fascinating introduction to this intriguing culture and explores current t...
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New Perspectives on Moche Political Organization
ISBN: HB: 9780884023623, Harvard University Press, May 2010
416 pp., 25.7x17.8 cm, 192 halftones
This volume brings together essays on the nature of political organization of the Moche, a complex pre-Inca society that existed on the north coast of Peru from c. 100 to 800 CE. Since the discovery of the royal tombs of Sipan in 1987, the Moche have...
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Sacred Spaces A Journey with the Sufis of the Indus
ISBN: HB: 9780873658591, Harvard University Press, March 2010
296 pp., 30.5x25.1 cm
Sufism, the mystical path of Islam, is a key feature of the complex Islamic culture of South Asia today. Influenced by philosophies and traditions from other Muslim lands and by pre-Islamic rites and practices, Sufism offers a corrective to the image...
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Islamic Marriage Contract Case Studies in Islamic Family Law
ISBN: HB: 9780674028210, Harvard University Press, January 2009
389 pp., 24.3x16.3 cm
It is often said that marriage in Islamic law is a civil contract, not a sacrament. If this is so, this means that the marriage contract is largely governed by the same rules as other contracts, such as sale or hire. But at the same time marriage is...
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Confessions of a Confirmed Extensionalist and Other Essays
ISBN: HB: 9780674030848, Harvard University Press, November 2008
544 pp., 23.4x15.5 cm
W. V. Quine created a new way of looking at the eternal questions of philosophy and their interconnections. His investigations into semantics and epistemology, ontology and causality, natural kinds, time, space, and individuation transformed the phil...
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Quine in Dialogue
ISBN: HB: 9780674030831, Harvard University Press, November 2008
392 pp., 23.4x15.5 cm
Over the course of his life, W. V. Quine, one of the twentieth century's great philosophers, engaged and inspired, interviewed and critiqued countless scholars, critics, and students. The qualities that distinguished him in any discussion are on clea...
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Quintessence Basic Readings from the Philosophy of W. V. Quine
ISBN: PB: 9780674027558, Harvard University Press, April 2008
342 pp., 23.4x15.5 cm
Through the first half of the twentieth century, analytic philosophy was dominated by Russell, Wittgenstein, and Carnap. Influenced by Russell and especially by Carnap, another towering figure, Willard Van Orman Quine (1908–2000) emerged as the most...
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Lesser Declamations, Volume I Loeb Classical Library 500
ISBN: HB: 9780674996182, Harvard University Press, April 2006
480 pp., 16x10.8 cm
"The Lesser Declamations", dating perhaps from the second century CE and attributed to Quintilian, might more accurately be described as emanating from "the school of Quintilian". The collection – here made available for the first time in translation...
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