Apollonian and Dionysian
(1,091 words)

Abstract:  The terms, “Apollonian” and “Dionysian,” refer generally to the basic opposition between rationality and instinct, usually in philosophical, artistic or psychological contexts. Deriving fro…

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Robert Wicks, “Apollonian and Dionysian”, in: Vocabulary for the Study of Religion, General Editors Robert A. Segal, Kocku Von Stuckrad. Consulted online on 27 May 2017 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/9789004249707_vsr_COM_00000206>
First published online: 2016



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