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By Eric R. Dodds

during this philosophy vintage, which used to be first released in 1951, E. R. Dodds takes at the conventional view of Greek tradition as a triumph of rationalism. utilizing the analytical instruments of recent anthropology and psychology, Dodds asks, "Why may still we characteristic to the traditional Greeks an immunity from 'primitive' modes of idea which we don't locate in any society open to our direct observation?" Praised through reviewers as "an occasion in smooth Greek scholarship" and "a e-book which it'd be tough to over-praise," The Greeks and the Irrational was quantity 25 of the Sather Classical Lectures series.

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