|Myth: the Greek word myth denotes a more or less legendary story that spreads a doctrine linked to a claim for validity. See also logos._____________Annotation: The above characterizations of concepts are neither definitions nor exhausting presentations of problems related to them. Instead, they are intended to give a short introduction to the contributions below. – Lexicon of Arguments. |
Protagoras on Myth - Dictionary of Arguments
Taureck I 49
Protagoras/Prometheus/Myth/Taureck: the myth is attributed to Protagoras in Plato's dialogue: Brother Epimetheus shapes the animals.
Strengths and weaknesses are distributed in a balanced way: the stronger animals are slower.
Humans escape the threat of the animal world by forming communities._____________Explanation of symbols: Roman numerals indicate the source, arabic numerals indicate the page number. The corresponding books are indicated on the right hand side. ((s)…): Comment by the sender of the contribution. Translations: Dictionary of Arguments The note [Author1]Vs[Author2] or [Author]Vs[term] is an addition from the Dictionary of Arguments. If a German edition is specified, the page numbers refer to this edition.
B. H.F. Taureck
Die Sophisten Hamburg 1995