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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.

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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.

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Taureck I
B. H.F. Taureck
Die Sophisten Hamburg 1995

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