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    Atlantipedia will be wound down in 2023. After nearly twenty years compiling Atlantipedia on my own, and as I am now approaching my 80th birthday, I have decided to cut back on the time I dedicate to developing this website. An orderly conclusion rather than an enforced one is always preferable before the Grim Reaper […]Read More »
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Taylor, Alfred Edward

A.E.TaylorAlfred Edward Taylor (1869-1945) was a British philosopher and Professor of Moral Philosophy 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!

[853]+ https://archive.org/details/in.ernet.dli.2015.499834?q=Atlantis *