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Deep Classics: Rethinking Classical Reception

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Description for Deep Classics: Rethinking Classical Reception Paperback. Editor(s): Butler, Shane. Num Pages: 360 pages, 30 bw illus. BIC Classification: 1QDAG; 1QDAR; 3D; DSBB; HBJD; HBLA1. Category: (P) Professional & Vocational. Dimension: 158 x 234 x 21. Weight in Grams: 536.
Fragmented, buried, and largely lost, the classical past presents formidable obstacles to anyone who would seek to know it. 'Deep Classics' is the study of these obstacles and, in particular, of the way in which the contemplation of the classical past resembles - and has even provided a model for - other kinds of human endeavor. This volume offers a new way to understand the modalities and aims of Classics itself, through the ages. Its individual chapters draw fruitful connections between the reception of the classical and current concerns in philosophy of mind, cognitive theory, epistemology, media studies, sense studies, ... Read more

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Shane Butler is Professor of Classics at Johns Hopkins University, USA. He is author of The Ancient Phonograph (2015) and co-editor of Synaesthesia and the Ancient Senses (2013).

Reviews for Deep Classics: Rethinking Classical Reception
The fruits of this volume are various. As a whole, it provides a welcome recharging of an intermittent conversation about how we conceive of, relate to and study the ancient world.
Classics Ireland
As a breeding ground of Ph.D. theses, this is wonderfully fertile soil ... [The book] opens areas where we may not have looked before.
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