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The aesthetics of story-telling as a technology of the plausible (2016)
Journal Article
Eidinow, E., & Ramirez, R. (in press). The aesthetics of story-telling as a technology of the plausible. Futures, 84(A), doi:10.1016/j.futures.2016.09.005. ISSN 0016-3287

In this paper we argue that that which philosophers consider as being included in the domain of the aesthetic is a crucial aspect determining the plausibility of a narrative; that plausibility actually plays a more significant role than probability i... Read More

Telling stories: exploring the relationship between myths and ecological wisdom (2016)
Journal Article
Eidinow, E. (in press). Telling stories: exploring the relationship between myths and ecological wisdom. Landscape and Urban Planning, 155, doi:10.1016/j.landurbplan.2016.04.014. ISSN 0169-2046

This paper proposes that “myths” and myth-making can provide a framework for not only capturing ecological wisdom within its specialist domains, but also transmitting it as actionable knowledge beyond the boundaries of those domains. It argues that u... Read More

Oracular consultation, fate and the concept of the individual (2013)
Book
Eidinow, E. (2013). Oracular consultation, fate and the concept of the individual. In V. Rosenberger (Ed.), Divination in the Ancient World: Religious Options and the IndividualFranz Steiner Verlag

This chapter examines the significance of the conception of the self for our understanding of the ritual practice of oracular consultation in ancient Greece, focusing primarily on the evidence of the question tablets from the sanctuary at Dodona, aug... Read More