By Gregory Schrempp
Schrempp argues that during striving for inspirational visions, well known technological know-how continually reproduces - with creative invention - the buildings, concepts, and cosmic imagery that infuse conventional mythological perspectives of the cosmos. His declare demanding situations the common tendency to split delusion and technology. Schrempp considers either the highbrow historical past of mythography and urban examples from global mythologies together with historic Greek, Oceanic, and local American. Schrempp's explorations span a variety of fields, together with astronomy, evolutionary biology, and cognitive science.
In an international educated, reworked, and occasionally mesmerized via technology, this ebook deals the 1st in-depth learn of renowned technological know-how writing from a mythologist's perspective.
Read Online or Download Ancient Mythology of Modern Science PDF
Best folklore & mythology books
A part of the Myths and Mysteries series, Myths and Mysteries of Pennsylvania explores strange phenomena, unusual occasions, and mysteries in Pennsylvania’s background. each one episode incorporated within the publication is a narrative unto itself, and the tone and elegance of the booklet is vigorous and simple to learn for a basic viewers in Pennsylvania's background.
In Marblehead Myths, Legends and Lore, writer Pam Peterson recounts the oral and written debts that Marbleheaders have passed down over the last 400 years. the following you'll find tales of magic and witches, sailors, pirates and shipwrecks. Compiled with meticulous care, Marblehead Myths, Legends and Lore bargains a various sampling of stories from considered one of New England's maritime treasures.
This can be a number of tales from the Ahtna Indians of Alaska, accumulated and retold through tribe member John Smelcer. quite a few illustrations by means of Larry Vienneau accompany the tales and diverse photos of the Ahtna Indians and the storytellers also are included. The book's Foreword is through Gary Snyder.
One of many oldest towns in Texas, Galveston has witnessed greater than its proportion of tragedies. Devastating hurricanes, yellow fever epidemics, fires, a huge Civil struggle conflict and extra forged a gloomy shroud at the city’s legacy. Ghostly stories creep through the background of recognized vacationer points of interest and historic houses.
- Myth and Fairy Tale in Contemporary Women's Fiction
- Zeus (Gods and Heroes of the Ancient World)
- Legends, Secrets and Mysteries of Asheville
- Witches, Werewolves, and Fairies: Shapeshifters and Astral Doubles in the Middle Ages
Additional info for Ancient Mythology of Modern Science
Ancient Mythology of Modern Science by Gregory Schrempp