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

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Daniel 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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subject_facet Civilization -- History, HISTORY / World, History / Civilization, Meaning (Philosophy) -- History, Meaning (Philosophy) -- Religious aspects -- History, PHILOSOPHY / History & Surveys / General
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title_full The 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
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title_sub the story of man's continuing quest to understand his world
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