Item description for From Myth to Reason?: Studies in the Development of Greek Thought by Richard Buxton...
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, leading experts on ancient Greece explore whether it is possible to maintain a distinction between myth, on the one hand, and philosophy, history, or technology, on the other.
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Studio: Oxford University Press, USA
Est. Packaging Dimensions: Length: 8.5" Width: 5.47" Height: 0.79" Weight: 0.98 lbs.
Release Date Feb 7, 2002
Publisher Oxford University Press
ISBN 0199247528 ISBN13 9780199247523
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More About Richard Buxton
Richard Buxton is Professor of Greek Language and Literature at the University of Bristol and the author of several books about ancient Greek literature, including From Myth to Reason (OUP, 1999).
Richard Buxton has an academic affiliation as follows - University of Bristol.
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