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
Publisher: Place of publication:
  • Oxford
Publication year:
  • 1999

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