By Richard Buxton

It is usually stated that Greek civilization underwent a transition from fantasy to cause. yet what does this statement suggest? Is it real? have been the Greeks particular in having developed our kind of cause, or is mirage? during this e-book, many of the world's prime specialists on historical Greek fantasy, faith, philosophy, and background think again those primary concerns.

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32 above), 109, 113-15; 'De opinionibus per mythos traditis' (n. 31 above), 144, 146; 'Praefatio', in Apollodori bibliothecae libri (n. 31 above), i, pp. vi-vii; 'Sermonis mythici seu symbolici interpretatio' (n. 31 above). g. 'Temporum mythicorum memoria' (n. 31 above), 10; 'Nonnulla ad quaestionem de caussis fabularum' (n. 35 above), 192, 196, 200; 'Vita antiquissimorum hominum Graeciae' (n. 33 above); Apollodori bibliothecae libri (n. 31 above), pp. viiiix; 'Sermonis mythici' (n. 31 above), 307.

1986); Die Grundbegriffe der antiken Philosophic (Marburger Vorlesung, SS 1926), ed. -K. Blust = Gesamtausgabe, ii. 22 (Frankfurt a. , 1993); Parmenides (Freiburger Vorlesung, WS 1942/3), ed. M. S. Frings = Gesamtausgabe, ii. 54 (Frankfurt a. , 1982); Heraklit (Freiburger Vorlesung, SS 1943 and SS 1944), ed. M. S. Frings = Gesamtausgabe, ii. 55 (Frankfurt a. , 1979). 45 Horkheimer and Adorno (1947). 46 It is obviously not my intention here to deny the many evident differences among these various thinkers.

28 See esp. Sämtliche Werke, ed. B. Suphan (Berlin, 18771913), i. 426-49 ('Ueber die neuere Deutsche Litteratur' (1767), II); xi. 323 ff. ('Vom Geist der Ebräischen Poesie' (1782, 1787)); xiii. 387-95 ('Ideen zur Philosophie der Geschichte der Menschheit, Zweiter Teil' (1785), IX. v); xiv. 98105 ('Ideen zur Philosophic der Geschichte der Menschheit, Dritter Teil' (1787), XIII. ii); xviii. 483-502 ('Iduna, oder der Apfel der Verjüngung' (1796)); xxiv. 311-18 ('Adrastea' (1804), X. vi); xxv. 313 ff.

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