Logoi and Muthoi: Further Essays in Greek Philosophy and Literature edited by William Wians

Alberto Bernabé
2021 Aestimatio : Critical Reviews in the History of Science  
This volume of essays is the second devoted to exploring philosophical themes in Greek literature that William Wians has edited. The first, Logos and Muthos: Philosophical Essays in Greek Literature, was published in 2010. Both attempt to correct and clarify the old schema of Nestle's Vom Mythos zum Logos [1940], a work tinged with the ideology that prevailed in Germany at the time. To this end, the volumes propose to avoid simplistic schemas, such as that of the "Greek miracle" or of the
more » ... ormation of the irrational into the rational. Muthoi and logoi are realities that have much richer and more complex relationships with each other than the mere substitution proposed by Nestle. Reviewed by: Alberto Bernabé, Published Online (2021-08-31)Copyright © 2021 by Alberto BernabéThis open access publication is distributed under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-NoDerivatives License (CC BY-NC-ND) Article PDF Link: https://jps.library.utoronto.ca/index.php/aestimatio/article/view/37724/28726 Corresponding Author: Alberto Bernabé,Universidad Complutense de MadridE-Mail: albernab@ucm.es
doi:10.33137/aestimatio.v2i1.37724 fatcat:euelfz6c2jha7ktgwpygcmrtcu