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

Synopsis

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.

Additional information

Contributors:
Includes content by:
  • Glenn W. Most
  • Jan Bremmer
  • Walter Burkert
  • John Gould
  • Claude Calame
  • Glenn W. Most
  • Jan Bremmer
  • Walter Burkert
  • John Gould
  • Claude Calame
  • Geoffrey Lloyd
  • Alan Griffiths
  • François Hartog
  • Dominique Lenfant
  • Jacob Stern
  • Albert Henrichs
  • Penelope Murray
  • Christopher Rowe
  • Thomas K. Johansen
  • Mireille BÉlis
  • Fritz Graf
Publisher: Place of publication:
  • Oxford
Publication year:
  • 1999