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Myth and philosophy from the pre-Socratics to Plato

Kathryn A. Morgan


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  • Title:
    Myth and philosophy from the pre-Socratics to Plato
  • Author: Kathryn A. Morgan
  • Description: Contents; Acknowledgements; 1 Introduction; 2 Theoretical issues; 3 Some Presocratics; 4 The sophists and their contemporaries; 5 The Protagoras: Platonic myth in the making; 6 The range of Platonic myth; 7 Plato: myth and the soul; 8 Plato: myth and theory; 9 Conclusion; Bibliography; Index of passages cited; General index
    This book explores the complex relationship between myth and philosophy in writings by Greek intellectuals between the late sixth and mid fourth centuries BC. It shows how Plato and other philosophers used myth to express philosophic problems and traces a tradition of strictly rational and philosophical myth through two centuries.
  • Publication Date: 2000
  • Publisher: Cambridge ; New York : Cambridge University Press
  • Format: 1 online resource (323 p.).
  • Identifier: ISBN 1-107-11486-1;ISBN 1-280-41879-6;ISBN 0-511-17350-4;ISBN 0-511-01767-7;ISBN 0-511-15261-2;ISBN 0-511-32501-0;ISBN 0-511-48254-X;ISBN 0-511-05044-5
  • Subjects: Philosophy, Ancient; Myth; Electronic books
  • Language: English
  • Source: 01DAL UDM ALMA

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