Commentary on Mills’ “toward a theory of myth”

Robert A. Segal* (Corresponding Author)

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In his provocative article on theorizing about myth, Jon Mills kindly cites my own work on the subject. Let me confine my remarks to his comments on me. I now see, thanks to Mills, how confusing some of my statements have perhaps been.

Original languageEnglish
Number of pages4
JournalJournal for the Theory of Social Behaviour
Early online date9 Sep 2020
Publication statusE-pub ahead of print - 9 Sep 2020


  • explanation
  • function
  • interpretation
  • myth
  • origin
  • subject matter
  • theory

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