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Author Vernant, Jean-Pierre, 1914-2007.

Title Myth and thought among the Greeks / Jean Pierre Vernant
Published London ; Boston : Routledge & Kegan Paul, 1983


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Description xvi, 382 pages ; 23 cm
Contents Part I: Myth structures--1. Hesiod's myth of the races: an essay in structural analysis--2. Hesiod's myth of the races: a reassessment--Part II: Mythical aspects of memory and time--3. Mythical aspects of memory--4. The river of Amélès and the Mélétè Thanatou--Part III: The organization of space--5. Hestia-Hermes: the religious expression of space and movement in ancient Greece--6. Geometry and spherical astronomy in the first Greek cosmology--7. Geometrical structure and political ideas in the cosmology of Anaximander--8. Space and political organization in ancient Greece--Part IV: Work and technological thought--9. Prometheus and the technological function--10. Work and nature in ancient Greece--11. Some psychological aspects of work in ancient Greece--12. Some remarks on the forms and limitations of technological thought among the Greeks--Part V: The psychological category of the double--13. The representation of the invisible and the psychological category of the double: the colossos--Part VI: Personal identity and religion--14. Some aspects of personal identity in Greek religion--Part VII: From myth to reason--The formation of positivist thought in archaic Greece
Analysis Ancient Greek thought to B.C.500
Notes Translation of: Mythe et pensée chez les Grecs
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Notes Translation of: Mythe et penseé chez les grecs
Subject Mythology, Greek.
Philosophy, Ancient.
Greece -- Intellectual life.
LC no. 82025016
ISBN 0710095449
Other Titles Mythe et pensée chez les Grecs. English