Maat Revealed, Philosophy of Justice in Ancient Egypt

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Categories: Egyptology, philosophy of law, history of religions Unlike ancient Rome, Egypt did not transmit any legal system to us, but rather an idea of justice our modern minds can hardly understand. In the ancient Egyptian world, almost all the texts and inscriptions speak of justice. All the texts of wisdom teach that one has to conform to Maat, an obscure and omnipresent concept that Egyptologists have translated into the expression "Goddess of Truth and Justice." Egyptian justice is so different from ours that Egyptologists and historians of religions believe they have not yet fully understood its meaning. They regret this fact because understanding Maat would be a gateway to a deeper understanding of the ancient Egyptian world. As for lawyers, they have limited themselves to the Greco-Roman sources on the philosophy of Justice and the discoveries of Egyptologists in this philosophical field remain thoroughly ignored. Thanks to her experience in ancient history of law and her ability to understand ancient symbols, the author provides Egyptology with the missing pieces that were needed to form a coherent image of Maat. Once revealed, Maat sheds a new and unexpected light on the whole of Egyptian civilization. As a bridge between traditionally separate fields of academic research, this book is a useful and groundbreaking contribution to Egyptology, the history of religions and the modern philosophy of law.
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 Byen ke nou ka wè natirèlman a travè kò nou ak sibkonsyan nou tout danje ki genyen nan anviwònman nou, nou pa konn itilize sa nou wè yo ankò pou nou ka asire sekirite pèsonèl nou. Bèt yo, yo menm, yo konn kijan pou yo fè sa toujou, e se sa ki pèmèt yo konnen pou yo kouri deplase anvan yon katastwòf natirèl kòmanse.


Poutan, si nou aprann sèvi ak rèv sa yo, èt imen ka depase bèt yo nan domèn sa. Rezilta ki gen plis de 20 ane rechèch, liv sa eksplike yon metòd ouvè ak tout moun ki pèmèt nou rekonstwi pon ant kò, konsyan, ak sibkonsyan nou pou nou ka jwenn plis enfòmasyon sou danje ki genyen nan anviwònman nou. Kou dyalòg la reprann plas nan sibkonsyan nou e nan kò nou, èt imen trouve li nan ka sa byen siperyè pase bèt yo e pase tout teknoloji ki egziste pou fèw santi tout kalite danje, ke se swa natirèl, ke se lèzòm ki koz li ou byen teknoloji.


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- konnen, anvan ou ale nan vwayaj, pa egzanp nan avyon ou nan bato, si ou ap rive sen e sof kote ou prale a ou byen si li t’ap preferab ke ou renonse a vwayaj lan a koz yon atenta, yon nofraj, yon aksidan ou yon dezas natirèl…;

- santi plen lòt pyèj ak danje epi evite yo.

- ou ap kapab tou, pou moun ki pi entèlijan nan mitan ou yo, devlope yon pi gwo sansibilite ak yon pi gwo entuisyon dirèkteman pandan je ou klè, sa ki ka pèmèt ou reaji pi efikasman kont danje anviwònman ou yo.

- ou va aprann tou pou ou pa bay tèt ou pwòblèm initilman lè ou va fè senp ti move rèv paske ou va aprann kòman pou detekte sa ki lakay ou ki pwovoke yo epi konsa ou va konnen fè diferans lan avèk vrè rèv ki se alèt katastwòf natirèl, atenta, kanbryolaj, aksidan santral nikleyè, eks.

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