Culture and Values: A Survey of the Western Humanities

Culture and Values: A Survey of the Western Humanities

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CULTURE AND VALUES: A SURVEY OF THE WESTERN HUMANITIES takes you on a fascinating tour of some of the worlda€™s most significant examples of art, music, philosophy, and literature, from the beginnings of civilization to today. New features in the eighth edition are designed to make it easy for you to understand the influence of historical events and values on the works produced by each culture--guided discussions of all of the readings, chapter previews, timelines, Compare and Contrast sections, Big Picture reviews at the end of each chapter, and high-quality images with clear captions. Volume 1 covers early civilizations through the High Renaissance. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.One of his best-known works is The Guide for the Perplexed, 5 which was written in Arabic. It attempts to explain why people who are not interested in religion ought to be, and what the Hebrew Bible might truly mean. For example ... reaDiNg 9.6 MOSeS MaiMONiDeS A letter to Shmuel ibn Tibbon I dwell at Fostat, and the sultan resides at Cairo [about a mile and a half away]. ... In consequence of this, no Israelite can have any private interview with me, except on the Sabbath . On thatanbsp;...

Title:Culture and Values: A Survey of the Western Humanities
Author:Lawrence Cunningham, John Reich, Lois Fichner-Rathus
Publisher:Cengage Learning - 2014-01-01


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