Banishing the Poet: The Pedagogical Function of Mythology in the Dialogues of Plato

Javier Martínez
2013 Emerita  
Destierro del poeta: la función pedagógica de la mitología en los diálogos de Platón * I would like to thank the anonymous reviewers for their helpful comments and suggestions. The works of Plato are unique among ancient philosophers in that Plato utilizes an atypical narrative form, the dialogue, in order to convey philosophical truths, rather than relying purely on logos, or argumentative ap-32 J AV I E R M A R T Í N E Z Emerita LXXXI 1, 2013, pp. 31-44
doi:10.3989/emerita.2013.02.1201 fatcat:f4jlkeogrbbhzejyum3wfsndva