From Myth to Reason?: Studies in the Development of Greek Thought

From Myth to Reason?: Studies in the Development of Greek Thought

by Richard Buxton
     
 

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It is often said that Greek civilization underwent a transition from myth to reason. But what does this assertion mean? Is it true? Were the Greeks special in having evolved our sort of reason, or is that a mirage? In this book, some of the world's leading experts on ancient Greek myth, religion, philosophy, and history reconsider these fundamental issues.See more details below

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It is often said that Greek civilization underwent a transition from myth to reason. But what does this assertion mean? Is it true? Were the Greeks special in having evolved our sort of reason, or is that a mirage? In this book, some of the world's leading experts on ancient Greek myth, religion, philosophy, and history reconsider these fundamental issues.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780199247523
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
Publication date:
02/07/2002
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
384
Product dimensions:
8.40(w) x 5.60(h) x 0.90(d)

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