[PDF] Download ↠ Theorizing about Myth | by ☆ Robert A. Segal

By Robert A. Segal | Comments: ( 636 ) | Date: ( Sep 17, 2019 )

For two hundred years the subject of myth its origin, function, and significance has been addressed again and again, first by theologians and philosophers and then by anthropologists, sociologists, and psychologists From the outset the topic has sparked intense debate, with differing opinions expressed on everything from issues of epistemology and methodology to theFor two hundred years the subject of myth its origin, function, and significance has been addressed again and again, first by theologians and philosophers and then by anthropologists, sociologists, and psychologists From the outset the topic has sparked intense debate, with differing opinions expressed on everything from issues of epistemology and methodology to the meaning of myth itself In this collection of essays, Robert A Segal surveys the contours of this ongoing discussion, comparing and evaluating the leading theories of myth Among the theorists discussed are Edward Tylor, William Robertson Smith, James Frazer, Jane Harrison, S H Hooke, Mircea Eliade, Rudolf Bultmann, Hans Jonas, Sigmund Freud, C G Jung, Joseph Campbell, Claude Levi Strauss, and Hans Blumenberg Author and editor of numerous books and articles in the fields of theories of myth and theories of religion, Segal has developed a reputation as a preeminent proponent of a social scientific approach to the study of both The essays in this book represent some of the best of his writing on myth over the past ten years.


  • Title: Theorizing about Myth
  • Author: Robert A. Segal
  • ISBN: 9781558491915
  • Page: 303
  • Format: Paperback

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Comments Theorizing about Myth

  • Greg

    I am a little biased because I really like Robert personally. I am probably just granting an extra star because of our personal relationship. Regarding my review, This is an interesting collection of previous published essays by Dr. Segal. Dr. Segal is extremely well read in the theories of myth from the 18th to the 21st centuries. He is particularly well versed in the British theorists that have often been overlooked by other scholars who focus on the Continental theorists. The best essays are [...]


  • Carl

    A collection of essays by Segal relating to the topic of mythology. I haven't read them all, but have enjoyed what I got to. I really enjoyed his Myth: A Very Short Introduction, and enjoyed getting to see some of his more "advanced" scholarly work.


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