Myth and Philosophy from the Presocratics to Plato

Myth and Philosophy from the Presocratics to Plato

Kathryn A. Morgan


This booklet explores the complicated courting among delusion and philosophy in writings via Greek intellectuals among the late-sixth and mid-fourth centuries BC. even though philosophy could seem some distance faraway from mythological tales, nearer exam unearths that Plato and others discovered that philosophic money owed too have been "stories" approximately fact. Kathryn Morgan exhibits how those philosophers used fantasy to specific philosophic difficulties. Her booklet lines a convention of strictly rational and philosophical delusion via centuries.

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