LiveZilla Live Chat Software
Importitall
Register/Login Login Contact UsContacts BlogBlog
Cart Items : 0 | Cart Total : R0
Books > History > Ancient Civilizations > 0893143758
  1. Atlantis: An Interpretation
    Atlantis: An Interpretation
    Atlantis: An Interpretation
    Image(s) provided for illustrative purposes and may differ from the actual product
  2. Atlantis: An Interpretation

    [0893143758]
    Delivery: 10-20 Working Days
    Customer Ratings (1 reviews)
    Price R297.00

     pinterest 
Additional Information

Plato's account of Atlantis in his Critias and Timaeus is interpreted. A diagram of the Orphic Key to the Atlantic Fable is included, as well as a bibliography. The most famous of all accounts describing the condition of Atlantis and the causes for its destruction are to be found in the Critias and Timaeus of Plato. Most modern books dealing with the problem of Atlantis are built upon Plato s description. The integrity and learning of this great philosopher cannot easily be assailed. Had it not been for the weight of Plato s authority, the whole subject would have been discredited by modern archeologists. There is, however, in fairness to both sides of the controversy, a certain weakness in Plato's story. The thoughtful reader is impressed immediately by the allegorical and symbolical parts of the account. While these do not detract from the possibility that an Atlantic continent actually existed, they do present the necessary elements for an alternative interpretation. The anti-Atlantists contend that in the Critias Plato takes a flight into fiction, in the words of Plutarch, "manuring the little seed of the Atlantis myth which Solon had discovered in the Egyptian temples."

Similar Products

Ten Basic Rules for Better LivingUnseen ForcesMagic, A Treatise on Esoteric EthicsWhat the Ancient Wisdom Expects of Its DisciplesThe Hermetic Marriage (Adept Series)The Bible: the Story of a BookPast Lives & Present ProblemsAstrology & ReincarnationSpiritual Centers in Man
Specifications

Country
USA
Author
Manly P. Hall
Binding
Pamphlet
EAN
9780893143756
Edition
2nd
ISBN
0893143758
Label
Philosophical Research Society
Manufacturer
Philosophical Research Society
NumberOfItems
1
NumberOfPages
42
PublicationDate
1976-01-01
Publisher
Philosophical Research Society
Studio
Philosophical Research Society
ReleaseDate
0000-00-00
Most Helpful Customer Reviews

Explores some interesting concepts on Atlantis and the philosophy that surrounds it. Nice short work to sit with and read.
Please Note

The authorised South African distributor of this product is under no obligation to honour the manufacture's guarantees/warranties or to provide after-sales service.

Please note that this item is imported from the USA, and is designed to be used in the USA. In addition, if the unit is powered it will come with a US plug and an adapter/transformer may be required. Please click here for more information on power requirements, or check with us if you are unsure or need any assistance!

Please also note that certain items cannot be imported, these include Alcohol, Animals, Batteries, Flammable Materials, Currency, Food, Furs, Chemicals, Explosives, Medications, Plants, Seeds, Supplements, Pressurized Cans, Tactical Equipment, Vitamins, Weaponry and Weaponry Accessories. In these cases, the item and information is displayed for reference purposes only. If you are not sure if we are permitted to bring an item, please send us an e-mail with a link to the item to confirm.

Please also ensure that you are ordering the correct item for your particular application as returns to the USA are costly. Product reviews are also provided for most of our items, which can give you a good idea for possible things to look out for and the quality of the item. By clicking Add to Cart, you are confirming that the item is correct and you accept the conditions listed here.