Donald H. Roy

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Donald H. Roy is Professor Emeritus at Ferris State University. He is author of Plato's Mythoi: The Political Soul's Drama Beyond (Lexington Books, 2018).

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Logos and Mythos in Plato’s Dialogues
Metaphor and analogy are a preparation for examining the status and function of mythos in Plato. What does it mean that philosophy is the love of wisdom?[1] If philosophy is primarily and essentially logos, then what is its relationship to mythos? The following series of questions bear upon the status of mythos vis-à-vis Plato’s philosophical…