Tag Archives: Plato

Thursday 29 October: King Minos from Antiquity to the Present

This week Brittany Kuhn introduces a discussion of King Minos’s transformations from antiquity to the present. As the judge of the underworld, King Minos first appeared in a short passage of Homer’s The Odyssey. Throughout literary history, however, he has … Continue reading

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Thursday 5 December: Is Pan Dead?

Myth Reading Group Thursday 5 December 2013 1 – 2 p.m. Room 5N.7.23 The texts: Pan 1 (extracts from Plutarch, Nietzsche, Bloch & Pound compiled by Ben Pestell) Pan 2 (extracts  from Turgenev & Plato compiled by Leon Burnett)

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Thursday 16 May: Prometheus

Myth Reading Group Thursday 16 May 2013 5 – 6 p.m. Room 5A.118 The text: Prometheus (Plato and Kafka) Supplementary: Kafka’s text in German

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