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The Veil of Isis: An Essay on the History of the Idea of Nature

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The Veil of Isis: An Essay on the History of the Idea of Nature - Hadot, Pierre, and Chase, Michael (Translated by)
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Nearly twenty-five hundred years ago the Greek thinker Heraclitus supposedly uttered the cryptic words "Phusis kruptesthai philei." How the aphorism, usually translated as "Nature loves to hide," has haunted Western culture ever since is the subject of this engaging study by Pierre Hadot.

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The Veil of Isis: An Essay on the History of the Idea of Nature 2008, Belknap Press, Cambridge

ISBN-13: 9780674030497

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The Veil of Isis: An Essay on the History of the Idea of Nature 2006, Belknap Press, Cambridge, MA

ISBN-13: 9780674023161

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