Resemblance and Reality in Greek Thought: Essays in Honor of Peter M. Smith

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Resemblance and Reality in Greek Thought follows the construction of reality from Homer into the Hellenistic era and beyond. Not only in didactic poetry or philosophical works but in practically all genres from the time of Homer onwards, Greek literature has shown an awareness of the relationship between verbal art and the social, historical, or cultural reality that produces it, an awareness that this relationship is an approximate one at best and a distorting one at worst. This central theme of resemblance and its ...

Resemblance and Reality in Greek Thought: Essays in Honor of Peter M. Smith 2016, Routledge, London

ISBN-13: 9781138955226

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