An A-Z Guide To The Search For Plato's Atlantis

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Taylor, Alfred Edward (L)

A.E.TaylorAlfred Edward Taylor (1869-1945) was a British philosopher and Professor of Moral Philisophy at the University of St. Andrews and subsequently at the University of Edinburgh. He was the author of a number of works on philosophy and metaphysics which included a commentary on Plato’s Timaeus and Critias[853]However, Taylor considered the Atlantis story to be “an invention of Plato’s fancy.”

He also referred to the wilder Atlantis theories which “seem to have a curious fascination for the imperfectly educated.” Ouch!