Misurare e pesare nella Grecia antica. Teorie storia ideologie

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[automatically translated] The Greeks were confined to a practical use of weights and measures or even developed a theoretical elaboration on weighing and measuring? From this question, they are analyzed in the book sources of various kinds (literary, scientific, legal, epigraphic), be placed in a time span ranging from Homer to the late antiquity. Through a philological reading of the texts, it reconstructs the view of a wide reflection on the role of the Greeks that measures play in society and their importance in politics, in science, in ethics: from the invention of weights and the measures as a stage in the history of human civilization for identifying them as objective foundations of knowledge and the guarantee of social harmony elements;
Original languageItalian
Number of pages206
ISBN (Print)88-8302-189-4
Publication statusPublished - 1998

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