Imitating the Myth in the Gorgias

  title={Imitating the Myth in the Gorgias},
  author={Efren A. Alverio},
  • Efren A. Alverio
  • Published 2006
The advent of logical positivism contributed to the sharp definitional demarcation between what we consider mythical (mythos) and what we take to be a true account (logos). This essay attempts to go back to one of the sources of such a supposed distinction. By analyzing the Gorgias, I will show that even Plato did not make such a distinction. In fact, Plato… CONTINUE READING