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
Pages (from-to)425-428
Number of pages4
JournalJournal for the Theory of Social Behaviour
Issue number4
Early online date9 Sep 2020
Publication statusPublished - Dec 2020


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


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