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By Flinders Petrie

ISBN-10: 0486229866

ISBN-13: 9780486229867

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The separation of nature and society in     Nestle : –. Nestle : –. For a brief survey of the problems associated with attributing to Thales the conception of water as material principle, see Kirk et al. : –. Vernant []/: –. See Lloyd : , – for a survey of the importance of social and political factors in the rise of science, as well as for possible models for a discourse of scientific legitimation in the context of the debates that surrounded the rise of democracy.

Such a model (known as the ‘autonomous’ model) is technologically deterministic, but it is preferable to adopt an ‘ideological’ model, in which the effects of literacy in any culture are tied to the influence of social customs    Goody and Watt ; Goody . Goody : –, –, –. The temptation to think of Parmenides here is irresistible. His demand that all mortal thinking and speech make a choice between two mutually exclusive alternatives, ‘is’ and ‘is not’, transports us immediately to the rigours of binary category choice.

Mythological philosophers are those who realise the shortcomings of language and install these shortcomings in their work. There are three possible lines of response to the recognition of the gap between speech and the world. One can ignore it. This is the most common interpretation of Greek practice. One can cease all attempts at communication in despair. Or one can include the gap by constructing a sign for it (in this case, myth) and then carry on as best one can. We must then ask how helpful the philosophical practice is.

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