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Thinking through myths : philosophical perspectives

Author: Kevin Schilbrack
Publisher: London ; New York : Routledge, 2002.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Embracing a radical balance between myths illusory and functional status these eight outstanding essays, from leading academics, deconstruct problems of rationality, imagination and narrative to  Read more...

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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Kevin Schilbrack
ISBN: 0415254604 9780415254601 0415254612 9780415254618
OCLC Number: 49238585
Description: x, 217 pages ; 24 cm
Contents: Introduction: on the use of philosophy in the study of myths / Kevin Schilbrack --
Myth as primitive philosophy: the case of E.B. Taylor / Robert A. Segal --
Myth and phenomenology / Milton Scarborough --
Myth and pragmatic semiotics / William L. Power --
Myth and metaphysics / Kevin Schilbrack --
Myth and feminist philosophy / Pamela Sue Anderson --
Myth and moral philosophy / James Wetzel --
Myth and postmodernist philosophy / William G. Doty --
Myth and environmental philosophy / J. Baird Callicott --
Myth and ideology / Christopher Flood --
Myth and public science / Mary Gerhart and Allan Melvin Russell.
Responsibility: edited by Kevin Schilbrack.
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