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Plato the Myth Maker

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ISBN-10: 0226075192

ISBN-13: 9780226075198

Edition: N/A

Authors: Luc Brisson, Gerard Naddaf

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Book details

List price: $29.00
Publisher: University of Chicago Press
Publication date: 12/15/2000
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 244
Size: 6.25" wide x 9.00" long x 0.50" tall
Weight: 0.748
Language: English

Translator's Introduction
A Note on the Translation
List of Abbreviations
Preface to the Second Edition
Preface to the First Edition
Introduction
Plato's Testimony: The Communication of the Memorable
Information
Means of Transmission
Fabrication
Narration
Reception
Imitation
Persuasion
Plato's Critique: The Discourseofandforthe Other
Myth as Discourse
The Opposition between Myth and Falsifiable Discourse
The Opposition between Myth and Argumentative Discourse
The Utility of Myth
The Repudiation of Allegorical Interpretation
Plato's Derivative Use of the Term "Muthos"
Conclusion
Appendixes
Bibliography
Index of Passages Cited or Mentioned
Index of Greek Terms
General Index