Has any mainstream philosopher written extensively on the Eleusinian mysteries? So anyone with their own SEP page.

Also, I found a selection of texts (allegedly) referring to them, here. While this isn't a long document, I would be interested in which selections were or are most highly valued.

  • Why would philosophers care about mystery religions? Isn't this a question more for history of religion or classics? – shane Aug 3 '16 at 12:54
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    The obvious reference point is Hegel who refers to them throughout his work. Schelling discusses them in The Philosophy of Revelation and Bloch has a section on them in The Principle of Hope. As far as I'm aware, none of those authors cite specific sources or documents, however... – ig0774 Aug 3 '16 at 12:57

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