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The seekers: the story of man's continuing quest to understand his world

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A New York Times Notable Book of the YearFrom the author of The Discoverers and The Creators, an incomparable history of man's essential questions: "Who are we?" and "Why are we here?"
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Grouping Titleseekers the story of mans continuing quest to understand his world
Grouping Authorboorstin daniel j
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display_descriptionDaniel J. Boorstin, the bestselling and Pulitzer Prize-winning author of The Americans, introduces us to some of the great pioneering seekers whose faith and thought have for centuries led man's search for meaning. Moses sought truth in God above while Sophocles looked to reason. Thomas More and Machiavelli pursued truth through social change. And in the modern age, Marx and Einstein found meaning in the sciences. In this epic intellectual adventure story, Boorstin follows the great seekers from the heroic age of prophets and philosophers to the present age of skepticism as they grapple with the great questions that have always challenged man.
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ils:.b12741589BookBooksEnglishRandom House, c1998.xi, 298 p. ; 25 cm.
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subject_facetCivilization -- History
Meaning (Philosophy) -- History
Meaning (Philosophy) -- Religious aspects
Meaning (Philosophy) -- Religious aspects -- History
title_displayThe seekers : the story of man's continuing quest to understand his world
title_fullThe seekers : the story of man's continuing quest to understand his world / Daniel J. Boorstin
The seekers : the story of man's continuing quest to understand his world [electronic resource] / Daniel J. Boorstin
title_shortThe seekers
title_subthe story of man's continuing quest to understand his world
Meaning (Philosophy)
Religious aspects