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ISBN: 0226075184
Author: Gerard Naddaf,Luc Brisson
Language: English
Publisher: University of Chicago Press; 1 edition (May 1, 1999)
Pages: 244
Category: Humanities
Subcategory: Other
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In the first part of Plato the Myth Maker, Luc Brisson reconstructs Plato's multifaceted description of muthos in light of the latter's Atlantis story

In the first part of Plato the Myth Maker, Luc Brisson reconstructs Plato's multifaceted description of muthos in light of the latter's Atlantis story. The second part of the book contrasts this sense of myth with another form of speech that Plato believed was far superior: the logos of philosophy. Скачать (djvu, . 5 Mb) Читать.

Only 1 left in stock (more on the way). Gerard Naddaf's substantial introduction shows the originality and imporatnce both of Brisson's method and of Plato's analysis and places them in the context of contemporary debates over the origin and evolution of the oral tradition. Luc Bisson is the directeur de recherche at the Centre National de la Recherche Scientifique and vice president of the International Plato Society. Gerard Naddaf is an associate professor of philosophy at York University.

In the first part of Plato the Myth Maker, Luc Brisson reconstructs Plato's multifaceted description of muthos .

In the first part of Plato the Myth Maker, Luc Brisson reconstructs Plato's multifaceted description of muthos in light of the latter's Atlantis story. Gerard Naddaf's substantial introduction shows the originality and importance both of Brisson's method and of Plato's analysis and places it in the context of contemporary debates over the origin and evolution of the oral tradition

In the first part of "Plato the Myth Maker," Luc Brisson reconstructs Plato's multifaceted and not uncritical description of "muthos" in light of the latter's famous Atlantis story

In the first part of "Plato the Myth Maker," Luc Brisson reconstructs Plato's multifaceted and not uncritical description of "muthos" in light of the latter's famous Atlantis story. The second part of the book contrasts this sense of myth, as Plato does, with another form of speech which he believed was far superior: the "logos" of philosophy.

In the first part of Plato the Myth Maker, Luc Brisson reconstructs Plato's multifaceted description of muthos in light of the latter's Atlantis story

In the first part of Plato the Myth Maker, Luc Brisson reconstructs Plato's multifaceted description of muthos in light of the latter's Atlantis story. Categories: Other Social Sciences\Philosophy.

Gerard Naddaf's substantial introduction shows the originality and imporatnce both of Brisson's method and of Plato's analysis and places them in the context of contemporary debates over the origin and evolution of the oral tradition.

In the first part of Plato the Myth Maker, Luc Brisson reconstructs Plato's . The ancient Greeks had plenty of things to say about myth (. Gerard Naddaf's substantial introduction shows the originality and importance both of Brisson's method and of Plato's analysis and places it in the context of contemporary debates over the origin and evolution of the oral tradition. Brisson 1998; Veyne 1988; Kirk 1974; Graf 1993).

AbeBooks Gerard Naddaf is an associate professor of philosophy at York University.

Gerard Naddaf is an associate professor of philosophy at York University.

Myths of the Scientific Historian - Luc Brisson: Plato the Myth Maker. Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 1999. Published online by Cambridge University Press: 05 August 2009.

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The word myth is commonly thought to mean a fictional story, but few know that Plato was the first to use the term muthos in that sense. He also used muthos to describe the practice of making and telling stories, the oral transmission of all that a community keeps in its collective memory. In the first part of Plato the Myth Maker, Luc Brisson reconstructs Plato's multifaceted description of muthos in light of the latter's Atlantis story. The second part of the book contrasts this sense of myth with another form of speech that Plato believed was far superior: the logos of philosophy.Gerard Naddaf's substantial introduction shows the originality and importance both of Brisson's method and of Plato's analysis and places it in the context of contemporary debates over the origin and evolution of the oral tradition."[Brisson] contrasts muthos with the logos found at the heart of the philosophical reading. [He] does an excellent job of analyzing Plato's use of the two speech forms, and the translator's introduction does considerable service in setting the tone."—Library Journal

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