The seekers: the story of man's continuing quest to understand his world
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 Title||seekers the story of mans continuing quest to understand his world|
|Grouping Author||boorstin daniel j|
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|author||Boorstin, Daniel J. (Daniel Joseph), 1914-2004.|
|author2-role||DeBoisblanc, Denis.|Narrator, hoopla digital.|
|author_display||Boorstin, Daniel J|
|detailed_location_broomfield||Louisville Adult NonFiction|
|display_description||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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|record_details||hoopla:MWT11419341|eAudiobook|Audio Books|Abridged.|English|HighBridge, a division of Recorded Books ,|1998.|1 online resource (1 audio file (5hr., 30 min.)) : digital., ils:.b12741589|Book|Books||English|Random House,|c1998.|xi, 298 p. ; 25 cm.|
|subject_facet||Civilization -- History, Meaning (Philosophy) -- History, Meaning (Philosophy) -- Religious aspects, Meaning (Philosophy) -- Religious aspects -- History|
|title_display||The seekers : the story of man's continuing quest to understand his world|
|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|
|title_short||The seekers :|
|title_sub||the story of man's continuing quest to understand his world|
|topic_facet||Civilization, History, Meaning (Philosophy), Religious aspects|