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

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It has often been asserted that Greek civilization underwent a transition from myth to reason. But what does such an assertion mean? And how much truth is there in it? Were the Greeks special in having evolved our sort of reason, or is that a mirage?
Hardcover, 384 pages
Published July 22nd 1999 by OUP Oxford (first published January 1st 1999)
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Only read a few select papers from it, specifically those on μύθος in the Platonic dialogues. A fine collection encompassing a number of important questions and drawing from dependable scholars.
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