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    Some Reflections on Early Greek Philosophy vis-à-vis Competition between Oracles and their Colonization Policies
    The Proceedings of the Twenty-First World Congress of Philosophy 10 39-43. 2007.
    The paper focuses on the trajectory of involvement of the ancient Greek philosophers, up to Callisthenes and Clearchus, in the competition of the two greatest oracles, the Delphic and the Didymian (Branchidae), on the one hand, and in the ideology of colonization of the East, on the other. While the pre-Socratic Milesian philosophers were close to the Branchidae, Plato and Aristotle supported Delphi and the Delphic Apollo-Dionysian syncretism. I examine how theoriginal interpretation of the famo…Read more
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    Some Reflections on Early Greek Philosophy vis-à-vis Competition between Oracles and their Colonization Policies
    The Proceedings of the Twenty-First World Congress of Philosophy 10 39-43. 2007.
    The paper focuses on the trajectory of involvement of the ancient Greek philosophers, up to Callisthenes and Clearchus, in the competition of the two greatest oracles, the Delphic and the Didymian, on the one hand, and in the ideology of colonization of the East, on the other. While the pre-Socratic Milesian philosophers were close to the Branchidae, Plato and Aristotle supported Delphi and the Delphic Apollo-Dionysian syncretism. I examine how theoriginal interpretation of the famous Delphic ma…Read more