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In and Out of the Mind:
Greek Images of the Tragic Self
Ruth Padel

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TABLE OF CONTENTS:

Preface
Acknowledgments
Abbreviations
Ch. 1Introduction: The Divinity of Inside and Outside3
Ch. 2Innards12
Entrails: Learning, Feeling, Dividing12
Heart, Liver, Phrenes, Inner Liquids18
"Spirit," "Soul," "Mind"27
Metaphor and "Anatomical Details"33
Concreteness of the Innards: Poroi and Pre-Socratics40
Insight into Disunity44
Ch. 3Disease and Divination: Knowing the Causes of Pain49
External and Internal Forces of Disease49
Channels to the Soul: The Vulnerability of Sight and Hearing59
Inner Movement: Source of Knowledge, Sign of Pain65
Black Prophetic Innards68
Discourse of Darkness75
Ch. 4The Flux of Feeling78
Death, Sleep, Dream, and Underground Rivers78
Flow and Storm81
Breaths of Passion88
Ch. 5Inner World, Underworld, and Gendered Images of "Mind"99
"Mind," Earth, Womb, Hades99
Inner Impurities and Emissions: "Good" Turned "Bad"102
The Mainly Female "Mind"106
Ch. 6The Zoology and Daemonology of Emotion114
Daemonic Weather, Wind, Fire114
Goads, Whips, Pursuit117
Biting, Eating119
Oistros, Poison, Snakes, Dogs120
The Mobile Adversary One Cannot Fight125
The Aerial Terrorist129
These Inner Wounds Are Real132
The Alternative: Growth Within134
Ch. 7Animal, Daimon: Bringers of Death and Definition138
Nonhuman: What We Defend Ourselves Against138
Animal Weaponry141
Using Animal Is Using Daimon144
Nonhuman Definition of the Human147
Gods' Weapons152
Personifications157
States of Mind: Multiple, Daemonic, Female159
Ch. 8Blood in the Mind162
Ate, Lyssa: Madness Personified162
Epic Erinyes164
Tragic Erinyes: Damage "from the Ground"168
Blood, Murder, Madness172
Erinyes Seen179
The Most Polluted Day182
Erinyes Unseen185
Where the Terrible Is Good189
Works Cited193
Index205

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